Galileo For Kids: His Life And Ideas, 25 Activities (for Kids Series)
- Number of Pages: 166
- English (Unknown)
- English (Original Language)
- English (Published)
Galileo, one particular of history's best-known scientists, is introduced in this illuminating activity book. Activities enable young children to try a few of his theories on their own, with experiments that consist of playing with gravity and motion, making a pendulum, observing the moon, and painting with light and shadow. A time line, glossary, and listings of substantial science museums, planetariums, and web sites for extra exploration complement this activity book. Along with the scientific aspects of Galileo's life, his passion for music and art are discussed and exemplified by period engravings, maps, and prints. Children will learn how Galileo's revolutionary discoveries and occasionally controversial theories altered his globe and laid the groundwork for modern astronomy and physics. This book will inspire kids to develop to be stargazers and future astronauts or scientists as they discover Galileo's life and work.
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