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The Discovery of the Solar System

Students 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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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategies
Research
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Year
2004
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  • Vocabulary