Sci- 4.1.1- Astronomers/Earth, Moon, Sun Systems
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by Kellie Weisenbeck
| 4 Questions
Note from the author:
Astronomers and Historical Contributions to Earth, Sun, Space systems- Virginia Science Sol 4.1 Video links included.
1
4 pts
Match the astronomer to his observations about the solar system.
  • Used geometric models to explain movement, created epicycles to explain dim and bright appearnces of the planets.
  • saw the sun and moon moving through the night sky
  • perfected the telescope and observed the motion of Jupiter's moons and Venu
  • charted the night sky and saw patterns and movements
  • Aristotle
  • Ptolemy
  • Copernicus
  • Galileo
2
4 pts
Match the folowing astronomers to his Earth, Moon and Sun model. You will use the models more than once.
  • Aristotle
  • Ptolomy
  • Copernicus
  • Galileo
  • Earth-centered (geocentric)
  • Sun-centered (heliocentric)
3
1 pt
Explain the importance of the Apollo missions.
(Remember to answer in complete sentences and give examples that go beyond the video!)

4
10 pts
How has scientific inquirey changed our world? How might it change our future? (Remember to answer in complete sentences and give examples that go beyond the video!)

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