The Copernican Revolution


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Nicolaus Copernicus was:

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1. Copernicus

2. The Copernican hypothesis correctly showed that:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz to test your understanding of the Copernican Revolution. You will be asked about Nicolaus Copernicus, what his theory said and the Copernican model.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take this quiz and assess your knowledge about:

  • Nicholaus Copernicus's occupation
  • The Copernican hypothesis
  • The Copernican model
  • What was the Copernican revolution

Skills Practiced

This assessment will test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Copernican Revolution lesson
  • Making connections - understanding of the concept of the Copernican hypothesis and how it was unpopular at the time
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Copernicus' job

Additional Learning

Copernicus introduced a revolutionary idea about our place in the universe. Learn more about the man and the hypothesis behind this revolution in this interactive lesson called The Copernican Revolution. Topics included are:

  • The problem with intertwining all teaching with the Church
  • Why Copernicus waited to publish his research on he heliocentric universe
  • The Copernican Revolution