Astronomers Through Time

Astronomers Through Time

Lisa E. Greathouse

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743905626

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Description

Ancient astronomers looked at movements in the sun, moon, and stars to guide travelers and keep track of the seasons. Nicholas Copernicus was the first to challenge people's beliefs that Earth was the center of the solar system and is known as the founder of astronomy. Galileo Galilei built a telescope and spotted craters on the moon and sunspots on the sun. Isaac Newton invented the reflecting telescope and discovered the law of gravity. Astronomers continue to work every day to uncover the mysteries of the universe.

Reading Level
Lexile
650L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
P
ATOS
4.2
DRA
38
Categories
Genre
Astronomy & Space History Nature People & Places Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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