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2020-2021 Cal State East Bay Catalog 
2020-2021 Cal State East Bay Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHYS 108 - Astronomy of Indigenous Cultures

Units: 3 ; G.E./G.R. Area: B1; Diversity
Exploration of indigenous cultures’ astronomical measurements and theories with emphasis on Native American astronomy. Impacts of racism, sexism, and colonialism on diversity of the U.S. science community are analyzed. Modern astrophysics is compared to pre-telescope indigenous astronomy and cosmology.

Equivalent Quarter Course: PHYS 1810.
Possible Instructional Methods: Entirely On-ground.
Grading: A-F or CR/NC (student choice).
G.E./G.R. Area Satisfied: B1 - Lower Division Physical Science, Overlay - Diversity
Course Typically Offered: Not Recently Offered

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