Lessons for Galileo

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  • Rock Eaters of the Gulf of Alaska - … team that designed and built the ultraviolet spectrometer flying on Galileo, said hydrogen atoms escaping from Callisto implies the Mercury-sized … neighboring moon, Ganymede. On Ganymede, the UV spectrometer data from Galileo indicated hydrogen atoms were being knocked off the icy surface … the space shuttle Atlantis, the Galileo spacecraft arrived at Jupiter orbit in December 1995. The Galileo spacecraft is managed for NASA by …
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  • Sky Watching - … Galileo and his discoveries, begin students with the From Galileo to the Hubble activity. This activity is a brief timeline beginning with Galileo … scientists had more crude equipment. They should understand that when Galileo was observing, he had a simple telescope, and today some … also continue to explore the Galileo Project and write about how the telescope impacted the life of Galileo. Would he have made …
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  • Gravity and Falling Objects - … Suggested Time Three 1-hour blocks Multimedia Resources Galileo on the Moon QuickTime Video Galileo: His Experiments Flash Interactive What Is "Weightlessness … it most likely contradicts their preconceptions. 4. Go to the Galileo: His Experiments interactive activity (Falling Objects experiment). Ask students to … Resources Used in this Lesson: Galileo: His Experiments Galileo: His Experiments Flash Interactive Galileo on the Moon Galileo on the Moon QuickTime Video What …
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  • The Discovery of the Solar System--lesson plan #17 - … of Ptolemy and Copernicus are briefly described. Only part of Galileo's work are covered, primarily his pioneering observations through the … end of his life. Who was Galileo Galilei (1564-1642), and what was his main contribution? Galileo was an Italian scholar. His … a small "solar system" around that planet. This confirmed to Galileo the ideas of Copernicus. Sunspots, though others also observed them …
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  • Wondering About Saturn: A Short History - … is exciting for students to learn that scientists such as Galileo Galilei were willing to take risks and be mistaken in … like a speck. In 1610, Galileo Galilei spotted Saturn with a tele- scope that he built. Galileo's telescope was four feet … like a speck. In 1610, Galileo Galilei spotted Saturn with a tele- scope that he built. Galileo's telescope was four feet … see Saturn very clearly. In one of his note- books, Galileo wrote that he was confused because Sat- urn almost looked …
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  • The Discovery of the Solar System - … of Ptolemy and Copernicus are briefly described. Only part of Galileo's work are covered, primarily his pioneering observations through the … end of his life. Who was Galileo Galilei (1564-1642), and what was his main contribution? Galileo was an Italian scholar. His … a small "solar system" around that planet. This confirmed to Galileo the ideas of Copernicus. Sunspots, though others also observed them …
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  • Online Exploration: Telescopes From the Ground Up - … for Technological Literacy After exploring the history of telescopes from Galileo to the Great Observatories, students will learn: How technological advances … of specific, goal-directed research. "The History of Telescopes From Galileo to the Great Observatories" Education Standards - High School Grade level … to study the sky, Galileo made many discoveries that supported the ideas of Copernicus. It was Galileo who found the moons of …
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  • Our Knowledge of the Universe - … the Galileo: Sun-Centered System QuickTime Video . How did Galileo's observations fit with the Copernican system? Do you think Galileo's findings … . As an example, discuss Galileo's observations that supported the Copernican system as described in the Galileo: Sun-Centered System QuickTime Video … Digital Library. Multimedia Resources Used in this Lesson: Galileo: Sun-Centered System Galileo: Sun-Centered System QuickTime Video Gravity and the Expanding …
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  • TRB 6:3 - Activity 2 - Following in Galileo's Footsteps - … the telescope was invented. One of the early telescope inventors, Galileo Galilei observed the four large moons of Jupiter. He kept … ). Tell the story of how Galileo observed the moons of Jupiter. Show a slide of Galileo's journal page from the Moons … you think he was recording? Tell the story of how Galileo observed the moons of Jupiter. Instructional Procedure: This activity uses … .gif Image of Cardboard Tube Telescope. Assessment Plan: Students compare Galileo's use of the telescope with their own and compare …
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  • Weight a Minute - … gravity weightlessness free fall G-force calcium mineral vertebrae cartilage Galileo Hold a chalkboard eraser in the palm of your hand … rate. Write Galileo on chalkboard. Say, "Galileo was an Italian astronomer and physicist who lived between 1564-1642. It was Galileo who discovered … knowledge about Galileo. Ask, "How old was Galileo at the time of his death?" Write 1564-1642 on chalkboard. Affirm Galileo was 78 …
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