Ptolemy vs. Copernicus

Students list differences in the diagrams of a geocentric universe and a heliocentric universe. They students describe the religious impact of this change on man's conception of the universe and man's place within it. Students describe the impact of the Copernican view on cosmology of the late sixteenth and seventeenth century.

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Higher Ed
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Social Studies & History
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