How to study and write for Astronomy

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Great Expectations
Here are some helpful hints for success in Astronomy from the Prof himself!
Astronomy 101 - Some hints for Study and Quiz Preparation
Professor gives tips that work for most students with sample quiz questions of what he will NOT ask and then a sample of the kind of question that he WILL ask. He also includes an example of how he takes notes in astronomy.
Hints on How to Succeed in College Classes
From the Astronomical Society of the Pacific comes, study tips, which include how to budget your studying time as well as preparing for exams and presenting homework and writing assignmnents.
How to Study Astronomy   NEW
Begins with What to study. Then includes
Studying for Tests
The Textbook
Math and Science
How to Catch up
The Most Important Thing
The First and Last Step
Textbook "Study Reading"
Read the study questions BEFORE you read the chapter! Also includes homework tips, like "When a problem asks why, you need to explain the cause.
Practical Exercises
Scroll down to Logbook to see sample entries to collect data for your report. You can also see a bad graph vs. a good graph.