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06/10/2017 - Geocentric vs. Heliocentric Model

As part of our current Science topic (Earth and Space), Year 5 were able to recreate the Geocentric and the Heliocentric models in the classroom. We explored how philosophers, such as Aristotle and Ptolemy, thought that the Earth was the centre of the solar system and we discovered how the telescope helped Galileo to see the planets.