Animated Hero Classics: Concern with Galileo's Teachings
Church officials in Rome are impressed with Galileo's mathematical knowledge but hesitate when he brings up his interest in teaching Astronomy. They worry he will be accused of heresy by the Inquisition and decide that he is better off teaching in free-thinking Venice.
Public Discussion Questions
What about Galileo impresses the officials?
Why do the officials become concerned?
How are they able to hire Galileo?
This clip is associated with the following standards:
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studiesdescribe the origins of the Scientific Revolution in 16th century Europe and explain its impact on s...
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studiesidentify the contributions of significant scientists such as Archimedes, Copernicus, Eratosthenes, G...