Flip Challenge: The Renaissance Galileo Discovers Jupiter's Moons
Lesson created by Rebecca Kaplan using
Video from ScienceMagazine YouTube Channel
Who knew keeping a science journal could yield great discoveries? Galileo Galilei did. 400 years later the space probes launched to explore his discoveries is named after him.
Additional Resources for you to Explore
This is the NASA website dedicated to the legacy of the Galileo spacecraft mission that ended in 2003. The site details highlightss of the mission. Check out the Education tab for free poster, lessons and other activities. http://solarsystem.nasa.gov/galileo/index.cfm The science of the renaissance, from Khan Academy Smarthistory. http://smarthistory.khanacademy.org/galileo-and-the-art-of-renaissance-science.html The Galileo Games...interactive demonstrations of some of Galileo's famous experiments. http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/pisa/galileo.html
All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them. --Galileo Galilei