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110 reviewed resources for galileo galilei

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Galileo and His Telescope

For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Learn about Galileo Galilei's contribution to modern science with a reading passage that focuses on reading comprehension. After kids read several paragraphs about his life, they answer five questions about the information they have just...
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Galileo: Revealing the Universe

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
To gain an understanding of the significance of Galileo Galilei's revolutionary ideas, class members watch the short video "Stargazing Before Galileo," and conduct a close reading of Galileo's Sidereal Messsenger. They then compare...
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Galileo Galilei

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Encourage an active lifestyle and teach the new Common Core standards at the same time! In one of a series of innovative lessons, young learners take 20-minute walks as they listen to podcasts recorded on various subjects. This...
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Galileo Galilei

For Students 7th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 48 multiple choice questions about Galileo Galilei. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Galileo Galilei Questions for Study

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive philosophy worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer and essay questions about Galileo's contributions to science. 
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Following in Galileo's Footsteps

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students explore the findings of Galileo and research the moons of Jupiter. They construct simple telescopes, and examine the moons for themselves at a star party. They record their findings in a journal.
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Galileo and the Inevitability of Ideas

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research Galileo's work and contributions to science. They make a timeline of Galileo's life, discuss the historical context for his book "Dialogue on the Two Chief World Systems" and examine his trial by the Inquisition...
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Leading Scientist of the Scientific Revolution

For Students 6th - 8th
Quiz your class on how well they know the leading scientist of the scientific revolution. They answer seven multiple choice questions that require them to know each major contribution of each of the following scientists: Galileo, Newton,...
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Telescopes, Galileo to SLOOH

For Teachers 5th - 8th
What have we learned since the invention of the telescope? Travel back to the year 1610 and find out what Galileo discovered, his theories, and what it has meant to space science. This clip gives learners a complete history of the...
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Why Did the Church Fear Scientific Advancement? Galileo Case Study

For Students 6th - 8th
Learners start this exercise about Galileo by writing about a modern-day invention that has impacted society. Then, they read a short scenario depicting Galileo on trial before the Pope of the Roman Catholic Church. They use their...
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Writing Exercises: The Scientific Revolution III

For Students 7th - 8th
In need of a writing prompt to accent your next lesson on the scientific revolution? This handout includes three short-answer questions that ask learners to describe the effect of the revolution on religion, what they would do if they...
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Galileo- Mini Biography

For Teachers 4th - 12th
The importance of Galileo to modern science is the focus of a short video that recognizes his major achievements.
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Galileo Galilei

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Galileo Galilei, number ten in the A&E countdown of �The Most Influential People of the Millennium,� and number nine, Nicolas Copernicus, are featured in this episode. Nearly 100 years before Galileo, Copernicus theorized that Earth...
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Galileo's Dialogue

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore how Galileo's controversial theory raised objections in his time. In this physical science activity, learners research about current controversial issues. They role play both sides of the issue, and decide which one has a...
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How Do Things Move?

For Students 9th - 10th
In this Newton's Laws worksheet, students read about the scientific ideas of Newton and Galileo about the motion of objects. Students read about Newton's Three Laws of Motion and apply what they have read to answer 3 questions.
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The Solar System

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this solar system worksheet, students will name the two models of the solar system and compare their differences. Students will state the hypothesis behind the formation of the sun and planets. Students will compare and contrast the...
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Scientific Revolution: The Renaissance

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Present key facts about the significance and controversy surrounding the scientific revolution. It defines terms and discusses people and politics in a comprehensive way. This slide show also includes a flow chart outlining what students...
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Galileo and His Telescope

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
Readers are asked to identify how a key detail reveals the main idea of a paragraph about Galileo.
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From Galileo to Hubble

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this interactive online worksheet, young scholars view a specific website on the Internet to participate in a virtual voyage involving traveling from Galileo to Hubble. Students take notes and write down 6 vocabulary words and their...
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The Concept of Energy

For Students 7th - 10th
For this energy worksheet, students read about the discoveries of Galileo and how different philosophers contributed to our understanding of energy. Then students complete 4 short answer questions.
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Amazing History of the Telescope

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Did you know that Galileo wasn't the inventor of the telescope? Explore the amazing history of one of the world's most incredible inventions. Learn about Galileo, the telescope, and the discoveries it has allowed man to make. A...
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Worksheet 8: Functions and Falling Bodies

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
For this math worksheet, students answer 6 questions having to do with continuous and differentiable functions, falling bodies, and derivatives.
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The New Astronomy: Crash Course History of Science #13

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Sword duels, religious unrest, war—who says science is boring? Aspiring astronomers discover fascinating facts about the famous scientists that dared challenge the accepted model of the solar system in the 13th video of a 16-part History...
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The Scientific Methods: Crash Course History of Science #14

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How do we know what we know? Examine the asker of this, and many other questions, during the 14th installment in a 15-part History of Science video series. The narrator explains the important contributions made by Galileo, Bacon, and...