This Tycho Brahe, the Scandalous Astronomer lesson plan also includes:
Who says scientists are boring geeks? Certainly not the narrator of a short video who dishes up the scandals associated with Tycho Brahe, a Danish scientist and alchemist (now that's two labels you don't often see together) who used precise calculations to predict the movements of the planets. And he did all this without a telescope. Included in Brahe's entourage were Johannes Kepler and Jep, the clairvoyant dwarf. A real stellar character.
- The clever animation and catchy script are sure to engage viewers
- Discussion questions, a short listening assessment, and links to additional information are included