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19.4 Early Astronomy

Early Astronomy 19.4

Standard: Element:

How does Astronomy affect our Calendar?

Unit

Description

Day

 

Month

 
 

The time it takes the Earth to orbit the sun once.

Early Astronmers

Describe Ptolemy’s theory. How long did it last?

Draw Ptolemy’s theory.

Describe Copernicus’ theory.

Draw Copernicus’ theory

Astronomer

Theory

Description of Theory

Ptolemy

   
 

Heliocentric Theory

 
 

Wealth of Data

 

Johannes Kepler

   
 

Turned His Telescope to the Sky

 

Isaac Newton

   
 

Beyond the Milky Way

 
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