This is a collection of the semester projects from
HIST 333: Galileo in
Context. For this course, Professor Van Helden requires his students
to divide into groups and complete group projects which are presented
as World Wide Web resources as well as traditional oral presentations.
1995 -- Undertook a series of observations using telescopes of similar
imaging quality to Galileo's.
1996 -- Sought to reproduce Galileo's astronomical findings.
1995 -- Duplicated Galileo's pendulum, parabola, and inclined experiments.
1996 -- Reproduced Galileo's experiments with inclined planes and
1995 -- A comical and interesting view of Galileo's subjection to
1996 -- An overview of the Medieval, Spanish and Roman inquisitions.
1996 -- A cultural, geographic and historical tour of Renaissance
Florence and Tuscany.