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In the Footsteps of Galileo: Observing the Moons of Jupiter
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In the Footsteps of Galileo: Observing the Moons of Jupiter
Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12
Lesson Time:
Body: Our Solar System, Jupiter, Europa
Mission: Juno (Jupiter)

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Short Description: Students learn about the scientific method and do a simplified version of Galileo's pioneering observations of Jupiter's moons, which similarly supported a new model of our solar system.

Why We Chose This Lesson
This lesson was chosen for its quality and potential alignment to Next Generation Science Standards.

Credit: Astronomical Society of the Pacific


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Last Updated: 16 Apr 2014