Lessons for Galileo

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  • Lpgal - … purpose of this activity is to show students the method Galileo used to prove sunspots were actually on the sun.ii. Objectives The student will gain an understanding of how Galileo deduced that sunspots are actually on the sun instead of … , discuss some of the other many scientific contributions made by Galileo. Hand each group of students a basketball, a tennis ball … object 360* and then stop. Again, ask the class how Galileo might have recognized that sunspots were on the Sun. Explain …
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  • Timeless Teaching Tool - … of encyclopedia are great timeline resources. So is the Internet! GALILEO'S LIFE IN TIME(LINE)! Sixth, seventh, and eighth graders … variety of activities. As part of a special enrichment project, Galileo's Web, students learned all about the life and times … students performed experiments and built telescopes. They wrote poems about Galileo. They produced a newspaper that documented events of his time …
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  • Exploring Pendulums - … friction-equals-zero case. Galileo Galilei was one scientist who studied gravitational forces. In the late 1500s, Galileo began to study the … fact that air resistance slowed the fall of light objects. Galileo was able to combine observation, experiment, and theory to prove … experiment are on the Exploratorium website. Measuring Falling Time When Galileo was studying medicine at the University of Pisa, he noticed …
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  • The Lunar Cycle - … three class periods, separated by days and weeks Multimedia Resources Galileo: Discovering Jupiter's Moons Explore the Moon(optional) Phases of … of the Galileo: Discovering Jupiter's Moons, which discusses some of Galileo's observations of the Moon. 1. What did Galileo observe about … : Explore the Moon Explore the Moon QuickTime Interactive Galileo: Discovering Jupiter's Moons Galileo: Discovering Jupiter's Moons QuickTime Video The Origin …
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  • Testing 1, 2, 3: Creating Quizzes to Gauge Science Knowledge - … to popular belief, he did not invent the telescope. (Answer: Galileo Galilei) This biologist's 1962 book "Silent Spring" catalyzed a … effective. Related | Have students take the interactive quiz All About Galileo. If Internet access is not available in class, assign students … lives along with their scientific contributions, as the quiz on Galileo does. Provide guidelines for writing good questions. Remind students to …
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  • A Better View (includes BLM A Better View) - … ; prepared slide of onion cells; research materials on Robert Hooke, Galileo, and Isaac Newton Activity A. Pre-Activity Discussion 1. Ask … Hooke do to improve technology? 3. Who was Galileo? 4. What important things did Galileo do to improve technology? 5. Who was … to observe plant cells. 3. Galileo was an Italian scientist who lived from 1564-1642. 4. Galileo developed a telescope that allowed …
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  • The Walking Classroom Institute - … Walking Classroom "Casey at the Bat" lesson. Format: document/worksheet Galileo Galilei In The Walking Classroom, page 9 In this lesson … , students learn about Galileo Galilei's life and work. Format: lesson plan Galileo Galilei The Walking Classroom kids talk about Galileo Galilei, a … his belief... Format: audio/podcast Galileo Galilei comprehension quiz Comprehension quiz to accompany The Walking Classroom Galileo Galilei lesson. Format: document/worksheet …
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  • Discovering Earth's History - … and their findings relative to Earth and space, including Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, Newton, and Einstein. SC(9-12) Environmental Elective 4 … and their findings relative to Earth and space, including Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, Newton, and Einstein. SC(9-12) Environmental Elective 4 … and their findings relative to Earth and space, including Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, Newton, and Einstein. SC(9-12) Environmental Elective 4 …
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  • Finding Our Top Speed - … probe that had been released by the Galileo spacecraft in July 1995 entered Jupiter' atmosphere. Galileo had traveled 2.3 billion miles … . Throughout its long journey, Galileo had been sending data about solar system back to Earth. The Galileo Space Probe orbiting Jupiter Studying … yet?" This query really has meaning for space travel. Remember, Galileo traveled for more than 6 years one way to get …
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  • Power Vs Truth - … death of the Medici popes? What do you know about Galileo? What conflicts do you expect to see between the ideals … to restoring Medici prestige and power? In what ways is Galileo's fate a denial of everything that the Medici and … have handled the same segment. Visit which has information on Galileo and the science of his time. The site has a … well as an observing terrace with links to accounts of Galileo's discoveries and stellar images from space agencies and observatories …
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