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Try acting out this dramatization of Galileo's Trial with your classmates.

Brown, Bryan. "Galileo On Trial." Junior Scholastic 113.7 (2010): 16. History Reference Center. Web. 11 Mar. 2015.


"Isaac Newton: Organizing The Universe." Isaac Newton: Organizing The Universe (2004): 10-39. History Reference Center. Web. 17 Mar. 2015.


"Origins Of The Scientific Revolution." Origins Of The Scientific Revolution (2009): 1. History Reference Center. Web. 11 Mar. 2015.

 

Scientific Revolution

See the Experiments for Yourself

Test out Galileo's Experiments on Falling Objects, Projectiles, Inclined Planes, and Pendulums at PBS Nova.

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See how Newton's laws of physics work at the Science Channel webpage.

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Galileo Galilei - In annutshell
Turning Points in History - Scientific Revolution

Great Web Resources


The Galileo Project by Rice Univiersity

This resource contains a biography & timeline of Galileo's life, pictures and some biographies of his contemporaries, and images and descriptions of Galileo's tools and experiments.


The Geometry of War 1500 - 1700 by the Museum of the History of Science in Oxford, England

This Resource contains a catalogue of new weapons, tools and tactics invented during the Scientific Revolution. Most items contain images, descriptions, and sketches of how they were used in war.

Horrible History - The Royal Society