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  1. 1. Galileo
  2. 2. Hi, We are Elwira and Kinga. We are going to travel back in time to visit Galileo. Let’s meet him now.
  3. 3. Getting to know Galileo Hello, I’m Galileo .
  4. 4. <ul><li>Galileo was born in Italy in 1564. He was a scientist. He was also an inventor.He did many experiments. As a result he discovered many things. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Experiments by Galileo
  6. 6. <ul><li>People thought heavy objects fell faster. Galileo was not sure. He decided to test his idea. He went to a tall tower. He dropped two balls at the same time. One was heavy. One was light. They both hit the ground at about the same time. He said that heavy objects did not fall faster . </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Galileo invented a thermometer. At first it had a tube with water inside. The water moved up when it got hotter. The water moved down when it was cold. </li></ul>The Thermometer
  8. 8. <ul><li>Galileo was also an astronometr. He looked at the planets and stars. They are far away from the Earth. It is hard to see them without a telescope. Galileo made the telescope. Than he could see them much better. </li></ul>The Telescope
  9. 9. <ul><li>People though the Moon was smooth and round. Galileo used his telescope. He looked at the Moon and what he did he find out? It was not smooth. He could see mountains on it. He could also see something which looked like valleys. He drew what he sew. </li></ul>The Moon
  10. 10. <ul><li>Galileo used his telescope to look at the planets. He saw Jupiter and Saturn. He learned a lot of new things. He could see four moons moving around Jupiter. He saw rings of ice, dust and rocks around Saturn. the views were amazing. </li></ul>Jupiter and Saturn
  11. 11. <ul><li>People thought the sun and planets moved around the Earth. Galileo used his telescope. He observed the Sun and planets. He saw the planets move around the Sun. He approved what Copernicus previously found out that the Earth is not the center of the Solar System. The Sun is the center! </li></ul>The Sun and the Earth
  12. 12. <ul><li>Galileo studied our galaxy for a long period of time. The galaxy looks like faraway clouds in the night sky. It is made of lots of stars. It is called the Milky Way. Galileo was the first to discover this. </li></ul>The Milky Way
  13. 13. <ul><li>Scientist- someone who works or is trained in science </li></ul><ul><li>In Polish: naukowiec </li></ul><ul><li>Draw -To produce a picture of something using a pencil </li></ul><ul><li>In Polish: rysować </li></ul><ul><li>Valleys –an area of lower land beetwen two lines of hills </li></ul><ul><li>In Polish- doliny </li></ul><ul><li>Inventor -someone who has invented something </li></ul><ul><li>In Polish: wynalazca </li></ul>Glossary
  14. 14. <ul><li>Experiment -a scientific test done to find out how something reacts under certain conditions </li></ul><ul><li>In Polish: eksperyment </li></ul><ul><li>Genius –a very high level of intelligence </li></ul><ul><li>In POlish: geniusz </li></ul><ul><li>Explorer - someone who travels through an unknown area to find out about it </li></ul><ul><li>In Polish: odkrywca </li></ul><ul><li>Creator – someone who made or invented a particular thing </li></ul><ul><li>In Polish: twórca </li></ul>
  15. 15. Meteor -a piece of rock or metal that travels through space In Polish: meteor Science -knowledge about the world, especially based on examining testing and proving facts In Polish: nauka Research -to study a subject in detail , especially in order to discover new facts or test new ideas In Polish: badanie naukowe Ambition - a strongd desire to achieve something In Polish: ambicja Light - not heavy at all In Polish: lekka
  16. 16. Produced by: Kinga Krasowska and Elwira Bienasz Primary School No 5, Bielsk Podlaski, Poland