Essential Question: What evidence was necessary for people to accept the heliocentric model of the solar system?

Galileo Sun-Centered System Video

In class students learned about how our view of the solar system went from geocentric (earth-centered) to heliocentric (sun-centered).  Students worked collaboratively on an activity to compare both historical models of the solar system. If you did not complete the Geocentric/Heliocentric activity, please make sure it is done before you come into next class. 

Test Next Class on the Solar System — Terrestrial, Gas Giants, Small Bodies, Historical Models.

 

Study Guide Due Next Class

About Mr. Geary

8th grade science teacher at Julia Landon College Prep. and Leadership Academy.

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