HISTORICAL EVOLUTION OF VIEWS ABOUT THE SOLAR SYSTEM AND THE RETROGRADE MOTION OF MARS USING FILM CLIPS FROM AGORA AND INTERNET CLIPS
These visuals can be used to supplement existing lessons on historical models of the solar system.
For a lesson plan on the historical lessons in the film, see TWM’s Lesson Plan on The Passing of the Greco-Roman World Shown Through the Decline of Alexandria and the Assassination of Hypatia Using the Film Agora.
Ages: 12+; Middle School and High School
Length: Film Clips: Two film clips and two animations from the Internet for a total of about eight minutes of media.