Type:

Interactive, Other

Description:

This simulation attempts to demonstrate how epicycles "explain" retrograde motion. The movie is available through the University of Tennessee Astronomy Department.

Subjects:

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

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8

Keywords:

Astronomy History of Science Earth Science Ptolemy Epicycle

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Members

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution 3.0

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