Minnesota State University Moorhead Dr. Cabanela's
Online Course Materials

This page provides links to online course materials for some of the classes I have taught in recent years. They will likely prove most useful to my students although other educators may find some use for them (no guarantees).

Fall 2018

Spring 2018

Fall 2017

Spring 2017

Fall 2016

Spring 2016

  • Astronomy 362: "Galactic and Extragalactic Astrophysics" [3 credits]
  • Honors 324 (on D2L): "Life and Death in the Universe" [3 credits]
  • Physics 201L (on D2L): "College Physics I (Lab Component)"
  • Physics 342: "Introduction to Research" [1 credit]
  • Physics 350: "Computational Physics" [3 credits] (Co-Instructor)

Fall 2015

  • Astronomy 102L (on D2L): "Solar System Astronomy (Lab)" [3 credits]
  • Astronomy 361: "Stellar Astrophysics" [3 credits]
  • Physics 160L (on D2L): "College Physics I (Lab Component)"
  • Physics 305 (on D2L): "Experimental Physics I" [3 credits]
  • Physics 399: "Thermal Physics" [3 credits]
  • Physics 455: "Senior Project" [1 credit]

Spring 2015

  • Astronomy 104 (on D2L): "Stellar Astronomy" [3 credits]
  • Physics 161L (on D2L): "College Physics II (Lab Component)"
  • Physics 322: "Elementary Modern Physics" [3 credits]
  • Physics 306 (on D2L): "Experimental Physics II" [3 credits] (Co-Instructor)
  • Physics 350: "Computational Physics" [3 credits] (Co-Instructor)

Fall 2014

  • Astronomy 102 (on D2L): "Solar System Astronomy" [3 credits]
  • Astronomy 366: "Observational Astronomy" [3 credits]
  • Physics 160L (on D2L): "College Physics I (Lab Component)"
  • Physics 305 (on D2L): "Experimental Physics I" [3 credits]
Spring 2014

  • Astronomy 104 (on D2L): "Stellar Astronomy" [3 credits]
  • Astronomy 362: "Galactic and Extragalactic Astrophysics" [3 credits]
  • Physics 350: "Computational Physics" [3 credits] (Co-Instructor)
  • Physics 370: "Electrodynamic Theory" [4 credits]

Fall 2013

  • Astronomy 102 (on D2L): "Solar System Astronomy" [3 credits]
  • Astronomy 361: "Stellar Astrophysics" [3 credits]
  • Physics 399: "Thermal Physics" [3 credits]

Spring 2013

  • Astronomy 104 (on Moodle): "Stellar Astronomy" [3 credits]
  • Astronomy 390 (on D2L): "Observational Astronomy" [3 credits]
  • Physics 350: "Computational Physics" [3 credits] (Lab Instructor)

Fall 2012

  • Astronomy 102 (on Moodle): "Solar System Astronomy" [3 credits]
  • Physics 200L (Section 3): "General Physics I Lab" [1 credit]
  • Physics 305: "Experimental Physics I" [2 credits]
  • Physics 342: "Introduction to Research" [1 credit]

Spring 2012

  • Astronomy 104: "Solar System Astronomy" [3 credits]
  • Astronomy 390: "Galactic and Extragalactic Astrophysics" [3 credits]
  • Physics 315: "Physics Seminar" [1 credit]
  • Physics 370: "Electromagnetic Theory" [4 credits]

Fall 2011

  • Astronomy 102: "Solar System Astronomy" [3 credits]
  • Physics 200L (Section 1): "General Physics I (Lab Component)" [1 credit]
  • Physics 305: "Experimental Physics I" [2 credits]
  • Astronomy / Physics 410 : "Stellar Astrophysics" [3 credits]

Spring 2011 (ON SABBATICAL)

Fall 2010

  • Astronomy 102 : "Solar System Astronomy" [3 credits]
  • Physics 305 : "Experimental Physics I" [2 credits]
  • Physics 315 : "Physics Seminar" [1 credit]
  • Physics 342 : "Introduction to Research" [1 credit]
  • Honors 390 : "Life and Death in the Universe" [3 credits]

Spring 2010

  • Astronomy 104: "Stellar Astronomy" [3 credits]
  • Physics 161L (Section 3): "College Physics II (Lab Component)"
  • Physics 370: "Electromagnetic Theory" [4 credits]

Fall 2009

  • Astronomy 102: "Solar System Astronomy" [3 credits]
  • Physics 160L (Sections 7 and 8): "College Physics I (Lab Component)"
  • Astronomy / Physics 410 ): "Astrophysics" [3 credits]

Spring 2009

  • Astronomy 104 : "Stellar Astronomy" [3 credits]
  • Physics 201L (Section 3): "General Physics II (Lab Component)"
  • Physics 322: "Modern Physics" [3 credits]
  • Physics 350: "Computational Methods for Physical Sciences" [3 credits]

Fall 2008

  • Astronomy 102 : "Solar System Astronomy" [3 credits]
  • Physics 160L (Section 3) : "College Physics I (Lab Component)"
  • Physics 305: "Experimental Physics I" [2 credits]
  • Physics 342: "Introduction to Research" [1 credits]

Spring 2008

  • Astronomy 104: "Stellar Astronomy" [3 credits]
  • Physics 370: "Electromagnetic Theory" [4 credits]


Fall 2007

  • Astronomy 102: "Solar System Astronomy" [3 credits]
  • Physics 160L: "College Physics I (Lab Component)"
  • Physics 305: "Experimental Physics I" [2 credits]
  • Astronomy / Physics 410: "Astrophysics" [3 credits]

Spring 2007

  • Astronomy 104: "Stellar Astronomy" [3 credits]
  • Physics 161L: "College Physics II (Lab Component)"
  • Physics 350: "Computational Methods for Physical Sciences" [3 credits]

Fall 2006

  • Astronomy 102: "Solar System Astronomy" [3 credits]
  • Physics 160L: "College Physics I (Lab Component)"
  • Physics 305: "Experimental Physics I" [2 credits]