VIDEO ACTIVITY (Stephen Hawking's 'A Brief History of Time):
Credit will be awarded for viewing a video on Stephan Hawking, one of the greatest living physicists of our time. The video takes a personal look at Hawkings theories, contributions, and daily life. The video is on reserve at the Learning Resource Center (LRC) in the library. You will need to ask for the "Brief History of Time" video, on reserve for Earth 101 (call number 0589 - about 50 minutes long).
#0589 ES DVD A Brief History of Time. Life & work of Stephen Hawking. Discovery. 1997. 02/12/07 80 mins
If the above video is not available, you may select ONE video from the following list as a substitute. You only get credit for ONE Stephen Hawking video. Submit the write up as you would the above video, but indicate in the first sentance that you are watching a different Hawking video (and give the name of the video).
#6376 or #0596 ASTRO,ES VHS Stephen Hawking's Universe, Volume 1: The Big Bang, Program 1. Seeing is Believing,
#6376 or #0596 ASTRO,ES VHS Stephen Hawking's Universe, Volume 1: The Big Bang, Program 2. The Big Bang,
#6377 or #0597 ASTRO,ES VHS Stephen Hawking's Universe, Volume 2 : On the Darkside, Program 3: Cosmic Alchemy,
#6377 or #0597 ASTRO,ES VHS Stephen Hawking's Universe, Volume 2 : On the Darkside, Program 4: On the Dark Side,
#6378 or #0598 ASTRO,ES VHS Stephen Hawking's Universe, Volume 3 : Black Holes and Beyond, Program 5: Black Holes and Beyond,
#6378 or #0598 ASTRO,ES VHS Stephen Hawking's Universe, Volume 3 : Black Holes and Beyond, Program 6: An Answer to Everything,
You must watch the video at the SBCC Learning Resource Center (LRC) next to the library, and be sure to use YOUR student ID to sign in and sign out (and be sure to watch the full length of the video). To receive credit, you must sign in and sign out for THIS specific video. Answer the questions indicated below and submit using Moodle (as per class instructions). Be sure to submit your own original work. All materials submitted will be run through our plagiarism detection service.
LECTURE CREDIT = 7 points (must watch full length of video to receive credit)
EXTRA CREDIT QUESTIONS TO BE ANSWERED
Instructions given in class on how to do this.
All extra credit write-ups must be submitted in Moodle within THREE DAYS of activity!
Be sure to sign in and sign out with your student ID - Must watch full length of video (at regular speed).
1. Your Name
2. Your class section 101??
3. Name of the video
4. Day and Date you saw the video at the LRC (must sign in for credit with your student ID)
5. Name of the narrator (or host) of the video.
6. Did the narrator introduce him/herself?
7. Did the narrator present the astronomy material in a clear and logical sequence?
8. Did the video have a good ending (were your questions answered)?
9. Type a short paragraph summary of the video content.
10. Why did you like (or dislike) this video.
11. What is your overall grade for the video content? A, B, C, D, or F
12. Was the staff at the LRC courteous and helpful?