Use this Science and The Universe video entitled Astronomy and Astronomers for kids to study and learn about the basic facts and fundamental principles of astronomy and some of the better known astronomers.
Astronomy and Astronomers video. Learning Objectives for this video:
What is Astronomy. Learn about Astronomy. Learn how planets and stars are born, and explore comets, meteors, galaxies, black holes, and the big bang theory.
Learn the fundamental principles of astronomy.
Discover why many people during the times of Copernicus and Galileo wanted to believe that the Earth was the center of the universe and not that the Earth revolved around the sun.
Identify the prominent features of the Sun and the planets.
Consider the big bang theory and the origin of the universe. Investigate the historical and theoretical origins of space travel.
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