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OCTOBER, 1997

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Galileo Project
http://es.rice.edu/ES/humsoc/Galileo/
GRADE LEVEL: 3-12

A+ CONTENT:
The Galileo Project centers around the life and work of Galileo Galilei.

B AESTHETICS:
The background is a standard gray and the site is text-based except for the image areas.

A ORGANIZATION:
The site has an icon bar that is used for navigation and appears on every page. This allows users to move around the site easily and to get to any section of the site from another.

REVIEW:
The site has information and links to additional resources on Galileo and to what was happening in science while he was alive. You'll find information about Galileo's family, career, and scientific inquiries and the impact of the Inquisition on his work. Also included are a collection of Internet resources for modern astronomy, a list of Galileo Project texts, a catalog of the scientific community of the 16th and 17th centuries, a glossary, a bibliography, and outside links. The site also has maps, a timeline and projects from a college course about Galileo. This is a great resource for anyone researching Galileo.