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Solar Systems Scient

Solar Systems 2

Scientist Accomplishment
Aristotle He discovered the world is round over 2,500 years ago.
Ptolemy He designed the geocentric model with explanations of why planets moved the way they did.
Aristarchus The first person to record observations that the Sun was the center of the Universe, heliocentric model.
Copernicus This person explained the motion of the planets by explaining that planets are revolving around the Sun.
Kepler He created three scientific laws to explain the movements of the planets.
Galileo He built a telescope to look at the stars. He discovered moons around Jupiter, confirming Copernicus’ theory.
Created by: MsKovalcik