Home > By Series >

Standard Deviants School Astronomy Module 1: The Basics DVD (#GE1697)
Standard Deviants School Astronomy Module 1: The Basics DVD


 
Our Price: $29.98
Media Type: DVD
Run Time: 26 minutes
Grade Level: 7-12
ISBN: 631865016976
UPC: 1-59626-143-9

Product Code: GE1697
Qty:

Description
 
Copyright 2005

The Standard Deviants blast off into space with a look at the basic terminology you need to know to be an expert star-searcher. Then they'll take you back in time to the beginnings of astronomy, where you'll meet the guys who first began to study the stars, like Plato, Ptolemy, Copernicus and Kepler.

Topics Include:
Celestial sphere
Zenith and Nadir
Rotational period
Geocentric
Plato
Aristotle
Stellar parallax
Retrograde motion
Occam's razor
Nicolas Copernicus
Heliocentric
Tycho Brahe

Be the first to write a review »