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Collaborative ebook about discoveries

by Lola Aceituno Laguna and Maria Goreti Alves

Pages 4 and 5 of 49

LET'S DISCOVER HOW DISCOVERIES WERE DISCOVERED!
This ebook has been created by students for students and it is intended to make them aware of the importance of some scientific discoveries and their impact in their current lives. 
They have researched on some European scientists’ lives, how and why they reached some important conclusions and also they have situated the discoveries in a specific historical and cultural context.
They have used different programmes and tools such as genial.ly, padlet, prezzy, sutori, recording and video editing and powtoon video editing.
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Each country has chosen a scientist
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Dmitrij Mendeleev
Marie Curie
Alfred Wegener
Galileo Galilei
Different teams from different countries have
worked collaboratively on each scientist
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Let's start with Galileo Galilei!
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1564 -1642

I  was a hugely influential Italian astronomer, physicist and philosopher.


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During the time I was a Maths professor at university I worked on a variety of experiments, including the speed at which different objects fall, mechanics and pendulums.


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I heard about the invention of the telescope in Holland. 

Without having seen an example, I constructed a superior version and made many astronomical discoveries.

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Unfortunately, I  was accused of heresy for my support of the Copernican theory that the sun was at the centre of the solar system. This was revolutionary at a time when most people believed the Earth was in this central position. 
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I was convicted of heresy and spent my final years under house arrest. 
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Click here to see
my biography
and experiments
(Album created by Spanish students with Genial.ly)
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to see
Galileo's
Timeline.

Timeline
created
by
Portuguese
students
Video that explains the controversy between Delle Colombe and Galileo about density of objects. Recorded and performed by Spanish students.
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Historical context created by Lithuanian team
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