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LAR101: Trials of Galileo (Reacting to the Past)

Brainstorm Facets of the Topic

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In teams of 3, talk about the people, places, time period, events, and reasons of Galileo's trials. That is, discover everything and anything about the topic. Enter everything -- in separate boxes -- on to the screen. (Double-click to open a box; enter your word(s); click outside the box to stop editing.)

Evaluation: Three Source Examples

When reviewing these sources, think about the following questions:

  1. Who wrote the source? (I'm not just talking about a name. What is their profession?)
  2. Who published it?
  3. Who is the audience for this source? Who reads sources like these?
  4. What are some unique features of this source?
  5. What might this source be used for?