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The Scientific Revolution: Crash Course History of Science #12

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Scientific Revolution forever changed our concept of astronomy! Science scholars explore the major mindshift in Europe that signaled the beginning of a new area during the 12th installment of a 15-part series discussing the History...
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The Scientific Revolution: 1500's New Theories and Experimentation

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
It wasn't called the Age of Enlightenment for nothing. Covered here is a basic overview of the main players and innovative thinking that led to the spread of the scientific revolution. Upper graders will learn about Galileo, Heliocentric...
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On the Shoulders of Giants

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students select an astronomer or scientist from the past, research the role that they played in the development of the heliocentric revolution, and make presentations on their achievements.
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Scientific Revolution: The Renaissance

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Present key facts about the significance and controversy surrounding the scientific revolution. It defines terms and discusses people and politics in a comprehensive way. This slide show also includes a flow chart outlining what students...
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Nicolaus Copernicus- Mini Biography

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Copernicus' seven maxims and his concept of a heliocentric solar system are introduced in a short video overview of his life and works.
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Ptolemy, Copernicus, & the Church

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers determine the difference between a geocentric universe and a heliocentric universe.
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Bellwork for Week 19-Electromagnetic Spectrum and Planets

For Students 8th - 10th
In this bellwork on the electromagnetic spectrum and planets worksheet, students answer questions about the information determined using a spectroscope, the geocentric and heliocentric models of planet rotation and the planets.
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Galileo Galilei

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Galileo Galilei, number ten in the A&E countdown of �The Most Influential People of the Millennium,� and number nine, Nicolas Copernicus, are featured in this episode. Nearly 100 years before Galileo, Copernicus theorized that Earth...
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Solar Systems Models Foldable Question Sheet

For Students 7th - 10th
In this solar system worksheet, students use foldable models they made of the planets to answer questions about each planet. They answer questions about the theories and predictions made in our history about the solar system and answer...
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The Discovery of the Solar System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars study the ideas behind the heliocentric theory of Copernicus. They examine about retrograde motion of the planets as they move around the sun. They study astronomers who include Ptolemy, Copernicus, and Galileo.
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Those Changing Theories.

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students investigate the developing theories towards a heliocentric models of the solar system.  In this science based lesson students explore how science theories change over time based on evidence. Students view targeted video clips...
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An Understanding of the Positions of the Planets

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Copernicus published the heliocentric solar system concept in 1514. The Catholic church banned the book, and that ban wasn't lifted until 1835. Now the heliocentric model of the solar system is widely accepted, and the lesson explains...
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For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students view a series of videos that explore the development, formation and arguments for the geocentric model of the solar system. Studenst investigate the heliocentric model of the solar system and consider how scientific theories...
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For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The most elliptical orbit of any planet belongs to Mercury. The video includes obvious facts about Mercury such as the hot temperature and lack of magnetic field. It also discusses highly surprising facts such as the cracks, ice, and...
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Why Did the Church Fear Scientific Advancement? Galileo Case Study

For Students 6th - 8th
Learners start this exercise about Galileo by writing about a modern-day invention that has impacted society. Then, they read a short scenario depicting Galileo on trial before the Pope of the Roman Catholic Church. They use their...
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The Scientific Revolution

For Teachers 7th - 8th
There were a few ideas and great thinkers that spawned the Scientific Revolution. Discover the contributions of modern scientific thinkers such as Copernicus, Brahe, Kepler, Galileo, Bacon, Descartes, and Newton. Slides describe how each...
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May The Earth Be Revolving Around The Sun?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students trace the beginning of the heliocentric theory of the solar system--the idea that the solar system revolves around the Sun--to an observation by the Greek astronomer Aristarchus, which convinced him that the Sun was much bigger...
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Our Solar System

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
The presentation starts with the scientists who made discoveries about our solar system: Ptolemy, Copernicus, Galileo, Brahe, Kepler, and Newton. It also covers the planets, inner, outer, and Pluto, satellites, and an in-depth discussion...
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NGSS: Engaging in Argument from Evidence

For Teachers K - 12th
Learning to engage in arguments based on evidence helps scholars in many subjects. A helpful video explains the importance of this topic and why it is included in the Next Generation Science Standards. It focuses on informal and formal...
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Introduction to the Solar System

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Today scientists watch other solar systems forming, helping to inform us how we got our start. The video covers what makes up the solar system, how we went from gas to a disk, how the planets formed, and the motion in the system. The...
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The New Astronomy: Crash Course History of Science #13

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Sword duels, religious unrest, war—who says science is boring? Aspiring astronomers discover fascinating facts about the famous scientists that dared challenge the accepted model of the solar system in the 13th video of a 16-part History...
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The Scientific Methods: Crash Course History of Science #14

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How do we know what we know? Examine the asker of this, and many other questions, during the 14th installment in a 15-part History of Science video series. The narrator explains the important contributions made by Galileo, Bacon, and...
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Global History and Geography Examination: January 2011

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Using primary and secondary sources—including classics such as the Communist Manifesto—class members consider the effects of these ideas on the course of history. Another essay prompt explores geography and history, while multiple-choice...
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Science as a Source of Social Controversy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the two opposing views and biographical information about Ptolemy and Copernicus in order to be familiar with the societal viewpoints that influenced the thinking of these two scientists. Students role-play supporters...

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