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An algebra-based overview of elementary and pre-telescope astronomy. Topics covered include sundials, seasons, calendars, precession, shape and rotation of Earth, Greek astronomy, the path to heliocentric theory and extensive sections on Kepler's laws. It also has sections on the Moon and how its distance was found. Many historical details, stories, and applications are included. This is part of a wider site From Stargazers to Starships which has related lesson plans, glossary, timeline, problems, and Spanish and French translations.

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    Education Levels:

    • Grade 1
    • Grade 2
    • Grade 3
    • Grade 4
    • Grade 5
    • Grade 6
    • Grade 7
    • Grade 8
    • Grade 9
    • Grade 10
    • Grade 11
    • Grade 12

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    Informal Education,NSDL,Sun,Grade 8,Grade 9,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Moon,Space Science,Stars,Social Sciences,Grade 7,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,Grade 14,Grade 10,Grade 11,Grade 12,Grade 13,History and nature of science,Seasons,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184923494T,Scientists and inventors,Higher Education,Middle School,Eyeball,Earth and space science,Scientific breakthroughs,History/Policy/Law,History,Historical perspectives,Earth in the solar system,Solar system,High School,Technology,Geoscience

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    English

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