Table of contents for Galileo for kids : his life and ideas / Richard Panchyk.

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Foreword by Buzz Aldrin
Authorís Note
Time Line
Map of Italy
Chapter 1 Science and Astronomy Before Galileo
Men and Women of Letters
Lunar Observation Part 1
Using Raw Data
Chapter 2 Beginnings
Cook a Renaissance Meal
The Pendulum
Make a Pulsilogia
Specific Gravity
Chapter 3 Position at Pisa
Gravity Experiment
Properties of the Ellipse
Lodestone Experiment
Lunar Observation II
Liquid Density
Chapter 4 The Telescope
Aperture Experiment
Cast a Shadow
Painting Light and Shadow
Floating Needle Experiment
Chapter 5 The Storm Builds
Perception of Illumination
Roll of the Dice
Make a Care Package for Galileo
Chapter 6 The Two Systems
Relative Motion Experiment
Projectile Motion Experiment
Chapter 7 Galileoís Last Days
Accelerated Motion
Beam Strength Game
Vibrating Strings
Charting the Cycloid Curve
Popes of Galileoís Time
The Grand Dukes of Tuscany During Galileoís Time
Glossary of Key Terms
Glossary of Key People
Glossary of Key Places
Galileoís Key Writings
Web Sites
Planetariums and Astronomy/Space Museums
Selected Bibliography

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Galilei, Galileo, 1564-1642 -- Juvenile literature.
Astronomers -- Italy -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Physicists -- Italy -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.