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History of the Science of Astronomy

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Known Universe - Decoding the Skies
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Known Universe examines mankind's first observations of the cosmos to understand how they put us on the path to modern discovery. (45:52)
September 7, 2011 at 09:40 PM
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Prehistoric Astronomy: How the Ancients Looked at the Heavens (1/4)
From YouTube, produced by Learning4Mastery.Com
Join award winning teacher Jonathan Bergmann as he interactively teaches Astronomy: Prehistoric Astronomy: How the Ancients Looked at the Heavens.  Mr. Bergmann describes how ancient people observed the sunrise, phases of the moon, changing seasons, ... [more]
February 12, 2012 at 07:58 AM
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Prehistoric Astronomy: How the Ancients Looked at the Heavens (2/4)
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Join award winning teacher Jonathan Bergmann as he interactively teaches Astronomy: Prehistoric Astronomy: How the Ancients Looked at the Heavens.  Ancient people believed that the sky rotated around the earth.  Animations shows how as time passes, t... [more]
February 12, 2012 at 08:14 AM
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Prehistoric Astronomy: How the Ancients Looked at the Heavens (4/4)
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Join award winning teacher Jonathan Bergmann as he interactively teaches Astronomy: Prehistoric Astronomy: How the Ancients Looked at the Heavens.  In this video, Mr. Bergmann concludes the explanation of retrograde motion from the previous video.  T... [more]
February 12, 2012 at 08:36 AM
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Great Minds: Henrietta Leavitt and the Human Computers
From YouTube, produced by scishow
Henrietta Swan Leavitt was one of a number of volunteer women astronomers who were allowed to serve as "computers" at Harvard College Observatory, doing tedious work male scientists wouldn't do, and ultimately making a discovery now known as Leavitt'... [more]
January 13, 2013 at 06:06 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
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Heliocentric vs Geocentric views a History of Astronomy - Astronomy - Motion of the Sky 1A
From YouTube, produced by Justin Higgins
A brief description on why humans are fascinated by the sky and how there has been two different opposing views of Earth's place in the Universe. Vocabulary Focus: Heliocentric, Geocentric Concept Focus: What is the history of astronomy?  How ... [more]
November 21, 2013 at 09:43 AM
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Ages: 14 - 18
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Prehistoric Astronomy: How the Ancients Looked at the Heavens (3/4)
From YouTube, produced by Learning4Mastery.Com
Join award winning teacher Jonathan Bergmann as he interactively teaches Astronomy: Prehistoric Astronomy: How the Ancients Looked at the Heavens.  This video explains seasons and their temperatures with a diagram of the earth and sun.  Other key con... [more]
February 12, 2012 at 08:24 AM
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Ancient Observatories (Pt 1): Archeoastronomy
From YouTube, produced by NASA Connect
First segment of NASA Connect Ancient Observatories explaining the foundations of astronomy and the how the Earth moves relative to the Sun. (07:50)
May 22, 2011 at 03:26 PM
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Secrets of a Dynamic Sun
From YouTube, produced by Goddard Space Flight Center
Five major discoveries about our Sun. Briefly addresses Gelileo and the telescope, sunspots, auroras, heliosphere, and space weather.From NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center. For elementary, middle, and high school students. Run time 05:28.
August 16, 2009 at 06:21 PM
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Ancient Observatories (Pt 2): Observatories
From YouTube, produced by NASA Connect
Second segment of NASA Connect Ancient Observatories explaining how the height of the sun relates to the growing seasons and the length of daylight. This segment describes how Ancient Egyptian and Greek cultures used astronomy in their lives. The seg... [more]
May 22, 2011 at 03:29 PM
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