WONDER #2586: Who Was Galileo Galilei?

Question 1 of 3

This Wonder was mostly about...

  1. the position of the planets in our solar system.
  2. the discoveries of Galileo and how they put him at odds with the Catholic Church.
  3. how to use a telescope to look deep into space and make your own scientific discoveries.
  4. what Galileo studied in school.

Question 2 of 3

Which of these discoveries caused Galileo to think the Earth was not the center of the solar system?

  1. He found that Venus revolved around the sun.
  2. He learned that the moon has craters.
  3. He found the first four moons of Jupiter.
  4. Both a and c

Question 3 of 3

Which of these is NOT a field in which Galileo made great contributions?

  1. Music
  2. Mathematics
  3. Astronomy
  4. Physics

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