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In this activity students will learn about the discovery of the 4 largest moons of Jupiter made by Galileo. Using innovative digital tools, they will follow the footsteps of the great scientist in establishing the scientific method for observing the sky.
2 school hours
– Students will understand the method Galileo used to study the moons of Jupiter.
– Students are called to use a simulation with several parameters that they must organize in order to draw their conclusions.
– Students collaborate with each other to produce their results, following the instructions of their teacher and the spreadsheet. They present their results and discuss them with the rest of the classroom.