Powerpoint Unit One Lesson III “Birth of Modern Astronomy."
Third PowerPoint lesson in the Unit "Introduction to Astronomy."
This lesson discusses the contributions of Galileo; Kepler and Newton to the modern understanding of the Universe.
A separate student note guide (worksheet) is available for this lesson as well.
PowerPoint lessons contain many graphics and at least two links to short videos for further student understanding.
PowerPoint slides also contain slide-sorter notes for the instructor based on student most "frequently asked questions" or FAQ's to help clarify the subject.
* All PowerPoint lessons; ActivInspire programs; student note sheets/activities and assessments for this unit can be found under the Complete Astronomy Unit I "Introduction to Astronomy" " zip file folder.
Terms/concepts in this lesson include:
Laws of Planetary Motion
Astronomical Unit (A.U.)
Newton's Laws of Motion
Law of Gravity
Astronomy Unit I Lesson III "Birth of Modern Astronomy"
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