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  • Cherokee's Believed Earth
    737 words
    Out of the many Indian tribes of the past, none have been more interesting as the Cherokee. This interesting tribe was brutally forced out of their native land during the "Trail of Tears". Here is the story of these remarkable Indians and their legacy left in the United States today. The Cherokee's believed earth was a floating island suspended by four cords in the sky, which was made of solid rock. Before the island was created everyone lived above the rock sky, where it was very crowded. The t...
  • Impact The Sky And Celestial Beings
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    The Book of Revelation appears to be an account of things that take place beyond the earth where Jesus of Nazareth lived and died as well as where Johns community was living. It is a vision of events in the heavens or the sky. If we do not assume that all the details about the sky and those who live in the sky were immediately and supernaturally revealed to John, then John and his readers could have become familiar with these details from two types of persons in the Mediterranean society who dev...
  • Mother Earth And Father Heaven
    431 words
    Drama Amongst The Gods CHAOS - in one ancient Greek myth of creation, the dark, silent abyss from which all things came into existence. According to the Theogony of Hesiod, Chaos generated the solid mass of Earth, from which arose the starry, cloud-filled Heaven. Mother Earth and Father Heaven, personified respectively as Gaea [Gaia] and her offspring Uranus [Uranos], were the parents of the Titans. In a later theory, Chaos is the formless matter from which the cosmos, or harmonious order, was c...
  • Nu Wa Creates Humanity
    638 words
    "Creator of Man-Kind" In the beginning, the earth was nothing but a huge, dark, and empty piece of rock. Then an egg cracked, out came the God that separated the earth from heaven. From the "God" (Pan Ku), came lots of other deities that helped create earth as a whole. One of the deities was Nu Wa. Nu Wa's life was told in three stories; "Nu Wa Creates Humanity", "The Marriage of Nu Wa and Fu Xi", and "Nu Wa Mends the Sky". From the readings, Nu Wa plays different roles. All this roles leads to ...
  • Constellation Orion Sinks Below The Horizon
    645 words
    Constellations are groupings of the brighter visible stars in the night sky. Many of these groupings are based on imaginary figures that are seen on the inner surface of a huge sphere surrounding the earth. They divide the celestial sphere into 88 constellations, 47 of which date from ancient times and were listed by the astronomer Ptolemy. The boundaries are often complex. But all segments of the boundaries lie ease-west and north-south on the celestial sphere. Constellations are used today to ...
  • Real Purpose For The Constellations
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    Every culture known to history and anthropology has seen in the heavens distinctive patterns, called constellations, and formed by the stars. Constellations are usually comprised of bright stars that appear close to each other. Oriental cultures (the ancient Chinese, for example) formed intricate patterns from some of the faintest stars, creating hundreds of constellations where the West saw only a few. A few constellations, such as Orion, the hunter, and the Great bear represent the same image ...
  • Mental Model Of Spherical Earth
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    Before the research I conducted, there were previous research completed in America and Greece. But never in Australia has there been a research about children's ideas about the shape of the earth. The first research was undertaken as a study of conceptual change, more commonly known as psychology (Vosniadou and Brewer 1992), which studied the metal models of earth. The second research was undertaken in mind / regard of the children's ideas in science (Nussbaum 1993) to represent earth as a cosmi...

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