This introductory course in astronomy focuses on the goal of learning the basic principles of astronomy, as well as being able to apply those principles to the study of various objects in our solar system, i.e. the solar planetary system, the sun, comets, asteroids, etc. Building rudimentary telescopes with lenses, studying celestial objects through a Schmidt-Cassegrain telescope, examination of various astronomical models, etc, provide in-class, lab-like experiences for students of the course. MnTC (Goal 3/NS and 2/CT); (3 Cr - 3 lect, 0 lab)
Brian Staska, Riverland Fire Training Program Manager
The Minnesota Council for Continuing Education and Customized Training (MnCCECT) announced at the 2017 State conference that Brian Staska, Riverland Community College’s Fire Training Program Manager received the lifetime achievement award.