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Title: Galileo's Battle for the Heavens
Url: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/education/activities/2912_galileo.html
Publisher: Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Description: In this activity students are asked to interpret a graph that represents the sunspot cycle from 1900 to 1990, then they are asked to graph the number of sunspots that occurred from 1995 to 2003 in order to understand the sunspot cycle. This lesson integrates Galileo's studies of the sunspot cycle.
LC Classification: Science -- Astronomy -- Biography -- Individual, A-Z -- Galileo
Science -- Astronomy -- Descriptive astronomy -- Solar system -- Sun -- Solar activity -- Sunspots
Science -- Astronomy -- History
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Astronomy
Science -- Instructional issues
Science -- History
Key Concept: Astronomy -- Sun
Date Issued: 2004-04
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Laboratory Modules
Lesson Plans
Science Materials
Format: gif
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Technical School First Cycle
University First Cycle
Language: English
Rights: WGBH Educational Foundation
Access Rights: Free access
Source: comPADRE
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Resource URL Clicks: 2
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