Lessons for Copernicus

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  • On the Shoulders of Giants - … /Students/Kristen/Aristarchus.html Nicolaus Copernicus http://www-gap.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~history/Mathematicians/Copernicus.html http://www.phy.hr … of Pontus Tycho Brahe Aristarchus of Samos Galileo Galilei Nicolaus Copernicus Johannes Kepler Jeremiah Horrocks Isaac Newton Giordano Bruno James Bradley … Sleepwalkers Heath, Thomas, Aristarchus of Samos: The Ancient Copernicus Eastwood, B.S. Before Copernicus: Planetary Theory and the Circumsolar Idea from Antiquity …
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  • 4 Light and shadows: The Sun moves in the sky - … the process of discerning, describing, and explaining these patterns. Clarifying Copernicus There is a point, on which educated adults have been … complete a cycle, depending on the planet in question. Before Copernicus, these apparent motions of the planets relative to the stars … by having planets move along complicated trajectories about Earth (epicycles). Copernicus showed that the same apparent motion resulted from far simpler …
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  • 4 Light and shadows: The Sun moves in the sky - … the process of discerning, describing, and explaining these patterns. Clarifying Copernicus There is a point, on which educated adults have been … complete a cycle, depending on the planet in question. Before Copernicus, these apparent motions of the planets relative to the stars … by having planets move along complicated trajectories about Earth (epicycles). Copernicus showed that the same apparent motion resulted from far simpler …
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  • Ptolemaic Cosmos vs. Copernican Cosmos - … , the quintessence. 4) The cosmos is finite. Copernican Universe Nicholas Copernicus (1471-1543) was a mathematical, not an observational, astronomer who … . The Ptolemaic universe was based on Aristotelian physics. When Nicholas Copernicus published his De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestiu in 1543, the Protestant … Ninety-Five Thesis which begins the Protestant Reformation 1543 Nicholas Copernicus publishes On The Revolutions of the Heavenly Bodies 1571 Tycho …
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  • The Scientific Revolution in England and Europe, 1500-1700 - … , deductive, Aristotle, Aristotelian, Ptolemy, Ptolemaic, Francis Bacon, Baconian, ideal, Democritus, Copernicus, Copernican, atomists, Descartes, Cartesian, mechanistic, hypothesis, atomistic, atomic structure, corpuscles … The invention of printing The rise of Capitalism New discoveries: Copernicus. Also, discovery of New World Protestant Reformation © 2004 Fiona Kisby … TASKS Task A Construct a chronology (timeline) including Aristotle, Democritus, Copernicus, Bacon, Boyle and Descartes. Work out a scale (you may …
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  • Power of One: The Emergence of the Individual in the Modern Era - … Exploration Columbus Magellan Drake Enlightenment John Locke Montesquieu Rousseau Science Copernicus Newton Galileo b. Allow the students time in class to … it Forward. Science: Have the students explain the impact of Copernicus, Newton, and Galileo in more specific scientific terms and develop … Math: Copernicus suggested the Heliocentric Theory of the Universe that the sun is at the center instead of the earth. Copernicus's …
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  • The Solar System and the Forces Behind It - … the mid 1500's that a Polish astronomer named Nicholas Copernicus challenged the idea of a geocentric system because it did … this idea because they lost the center of attention. However, Copernicus never had to deal with the wrath of the general … of Jupiter's moons and Venus's phases proved that Copernicus was correct. The Sun is at the center of our …
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  • Renaissance and Exploration - … intellectual achievements that took place during the Renaissance, such as Copernicus suggesting that Earth revolved around the sun, led to other … , such as Galileo’s development of the telescope to prove Copernicus’ theory. (continued) Standard 1 / Curriculum Framework / Activity 7 Indiana Social … Niccolò Machiavelli Sir Thomas More William Shakespeare Johannes Gutenberg Nicholaus Copernicus Galileo Galilei Lorenzo de’Medici Johannes Kepler Queen Elizabeth I …
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  • Lighten Up! - … , and important scientific achievement/contribution, for the following scientists: Nicholas Copernicus, Johannes Kepler, Galileo Galilei, Isaac Newton, and William Harvey. Use … group. Correct answers include, but are not limited to: • Nicolaus Copernicus: (Poland, 1473-1543) Developed heliocentric theory. • Johannes Kepler: (Germany, 1571 … contributions of the individuals studied to science and society. Nicholas Copernicus Data Gathering Sheet: Scientific Revolution Nation Accomplishments/Contributions Life Span …
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  • Mars Orbit - … following historical fact, which is not widely known. Though Nicolai Copernicus (1473 - 1543) is often credited with first proposing that the … until the Renaissance that the heliocentric model was resurrected, when Copernicus proposed it. After this introduction, say to students, "We know …
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