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Medieval Europe: Galileo

Year 8 History

Finding Resources in Oliver

 

Here are some books that you may find useful during your studies.  Search the Bennies catalogue Oliver for more, or browse the Non-fiction collection NFS..

 

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Galileo: The world's first celebrity scientist, Galileo Galilei, spent most of his life trying to disprove the work of Aristotle. Long synopsis: The world's first celebrity scientist, Galileo Galilei, spent most of his life trying to disprove the work of Aristotle. From the beautiful city of Venice, Dr Allan Chapman explains how Galileo made science experimental, moving away from the observational ideas of Aristotle. The Italian scientist invented tools and instruments to test his theories, becoming a well-known celebrity with the invention of the telescope.

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Who was Galileo? here it is in a nutshell: Galileo Galilei was an Italian physicist, mathematician, astronomer and philosopher, and one of the pioneers of the scientific method.

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