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INX300
Astronomy
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Prerequisite(s):

ENG 106 or one lower-level liberal studies (LSO) or Critical Thinking course.

This course introduces students to the science of Astronomy. They will study the planets, stars, galaxies, the structure of the observable universe and our place in it. Students will understand the Earth's motions, the reason for seasons, tides, and eclipses. They will learn about modern views of the solar system, the nature of stars and their evolution. Students will gain understanding of galaxies and the history of the observable universe. As a result, they will develop a better appreciation of the beauty of the cosmos and the scientific quest to understand it.




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LSO329
Exploring the Physics of Light and Sound
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Prerequisite(s):

ENG106 or equivalent.

This course analyzes physical phenomena related to light and sound and their manifestations in nature and in the arts. Students will discuss examples of reflection and refraction, and will examine optical devices and the human eye. They will learn about colours, colour mixing and applications. Students will review the nature of sound waves and analyze wave behaviour in nature. Throughout the course students will apply their theoretical knowledge to solving numerical problems of light and sound phenomena in everyday life.




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Marianne Tang
Program Assistant
Marianne.Tang@senecacollege.ca
416-491-5050 ext.22685


Melanie Rubens
Program Coordinator
Melanie.Rubens@senecacollege.ca
416-491-5050 ext.22589