Type:

E-book, Graphic Organizer/Worksheet

Description:

This assessment asks students to draw on their knowledge from the Brahe, Kepler, and Galileo lesson in order to compare the geocentric and heliocentric models of the solar system and the evidence for each. Additionally it asks students to consider the historical context of the scientific revolution and contemplate whether these advances would have been accepted prior to the 1600's.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Astronomy
  • Science > Earth Science
  • Science > General Science
  • Science > History of Science

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Keywords:

Scientific Revolution Tycho Brahe Johaness Kepler Galileo Galilei Paralax Shift Telescope Jupiter’s Moons

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

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License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0

Collections:

None
Update Standards?

SCI.6.11.A: Science

describe the physical properties, locations, and movements of the Sun, planets, Galilean moons, meteors, asteroids, and comets;
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