Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love Fun Activities

Dava Sobel
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 99 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love Lesson Plans

Create a Telescope

Create a version of a telescope made out of everyday household objects. What is its magnification power? Is it a useful tool?

Learn about Astronomy

Learn about the stars, constellations, and planets. Imagine what it was like in Galileo's day to be one of the first to discover the depths of the galaxy.

Start a Science Club

Start a science club that is in some way inspired by Galileo.

Keep a Journal

Keep a journal of your discoveries in the science club or as you learn about star gazing.

Write letters

In Galileo's day, letters were the only basic form of communication. Learn how to write a detailed proper letter like the ones written by Maria Celeste to her father.

Create a Trivia Game

Create a trivia game based on the book for fun. Share in class.

Learn about Heresy and Blasphemy

Learn about the...

(read more Fun Activities)

This section contains 427 words
(approx. 2 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love Lesson Plans
Copyrights
BookRags
Galileo's Daughter: A Historical Memoir of Science, Faith, and Love from BookRags. (c)2015 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.