Event Title

Session F-1: Truths and Trials: The Work of Galileo

Session Number

F-1

Location

Ac Pit NOTE: This is a 2 hour session.

Grade Level

Grade Level: 9-12

Start Date

25-2-2011 1:00 PM

End Date

25-2-2011 3:00 PM

Description

This session will examine Galileo’s work in physics and astronomy and explore the roots of his confrontation with the Catholic Church. We will address the relationship of religion and science in the 17th century and consider the personality of Galileo himself. The session applies to issues in physics, astronomy, history, and general science.

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Feb 25th, 1:00 PM Feb 25th, 3:00 PM

Session F-1: Truths and Trials: The Work of Galileo

Ac Pit NOTE: This is a 2 hour session.

This session will examine Galileo’s work in physics and astronomy and explore the roots of his confrontation with the Catholic Church. We will address the relationship of religion and science in the 17th century and consider the personality of Galileo himself. The session applies to issues in physics, astronomy, history, and general science.