Solar System Models Student Guide
Review the Geocentric Model background material. The simulation of Ptolemys model
demonstrates the dominate model when Copernicus presented his heliocentric model.
Thoroughly review the Heliocent
THE LENS EQUATION
Optical Bench, Three Bench Sliders, Object Plate, Lenses (100 mm, 150 mm, 200 mm), Screen, Screen
Holder, Lens Holder, Light Source
1. Put an object in a glass of water. How does the object appear
THE CELESTIAL SPHERE
Star chart, celestial globe
The purpose of the lab is to understand the motion and position of the stars, Sun, and
planets using the celestial globe.
From the earliest times, we have studied