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Stacey Davis

Principal Lecturer

Department of Science and Mathematics
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Full-time Faculty
Support Coordinator

585-475-2032
Office Location

Stacey Davis

Principal Lecturer

Department of Science and Mathematics
National Technical Institute for the Deaf
Full-time Faculty
Support Coordinator

Education

BA, Colgate University; BS, MS, Rochester Institute of Technology

585-475-2032

Currently Teaching

MATH-101
3 Credits
This course provides the background for an introductory level, non-trigonometry based calculus course. The topics include a review of the fundamentals of algebra: solutions of linear, fractional, and quadratic equations, functions and their graphs, polynomial, exponential, logarithmic and rational functions, and systems of linear equations.
PHYS-104
2 Credits
This course provides an introduction to the basic concepts of stellar astronomy including the celestial sphere, constellations, nomenclature, physical properties of stars, principles of spectroscopy as applied to astronomy, double stars, variable stars, star clusters, stellar evolution, gaseous nebulae, stellar motions and distribution, the Milky Way system, external galaxies, and cosmology.
PHYS-105
1 Credits
This laboratory course includes experiments and exercises that relate to the principles and theories discussed in COS-PHYS-104 Stellar Astronomy. Observational exercises utilizing the RIT observatory and associated equipment will be emphasized.
PHYS-106
2 Credits
This course provides an introduction to basic concepts of solar system astronomy including celestial sphere, zodiac, astronomical telescopes, sun, moon, eclipses, earth as planet, planets and their satellites, comets, meteors, and theories of the origin of the solar system.
PHYS-107
1 Credits
This laboratory course includes experiments related to the principles and theories discussed in the corresponding lecture course Solar System Astronomy PHYS-106. Observational exercises utilizing the RIT observatory and associated equipment will be emphasized.