Unit III: The Emerging Modern West
Focus: The Scientific Revolution
Documentary: 400 Years of the Telescope
Scientists and their contributions referenced in the documentary
Challenges faced by early scientists and astronomers
· Limited technology
How the invention of photography made astronomy and astrophysics possible
Understand: Galileo's turning the telescope to the heavens was a decisive moment in the history of human thought.
Do: Determine the following: Modern science: Imitation or innovation?
Film Notes: Record the information for the “to know” list above in your notebook.