GREAT FIGURES OF THE SCIENTIFIC REVOLUTION

Use the following links to complete the assignment:

 

http://galileo.imss.firenze.it/museo/b/egalilg.html

1 List 5 achievements of Galileo

 

 

 

 

http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/astr161/lect/retrograde/copernican.html

2 Define heliocentric

 

3 The diagram below shows Copernicus’ view of the solar system; what planets was he unaware of ?

 

 http://members.aol.com/jdremmell/ch21.html

 

  1. What was the geocentric theory ; why did the Church support this theory

     

     

     http://members.aol.com/jdremmell/ch21.html

     

     

  2. Explain the source of Galileo’s clash with the Church
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    http://www.nada.kth.se/~fred/tycho.html

  4. List the astronomical achievements of Brahe

 

 

 

 

http://www.hcc.hawaii.edu/hccinfo/instruct/div5/sci/sci122/BraheKep/KepLaw.html

In your own words, explain how Kepler described the orbits of the planets. You may also use the table below to formulate your explanation