Science Scope and Sequence, History of Astronomy

Science Standard VI, Earth and Space Science

Lesson 600, History of Astronomy

Knowing who Eratosthenes was

Knowing who Hipparchus was

Knowing what an eclipse is

Knowing who Ptolemy was

Understanding Ptolemy’s geocentric model

Knowing what orbit means

Knowing who Nicholas Copernicus was

Understanding Copernicus’ heliocentric model

Knowing what a telescope is

Knowing who Johannes Kepler was

Knowing who Tycho Brahe was

Understanding Kepler’s laws of planetary motion

Knowing what the Milky Way Galaxy is

Knowing what a galaxy is

Knowing who Edwin Hubble was


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