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Galileo's leaning tower experiment : a science adventure

Author: Wendy MacdonaldPaolo RuiSarah McAbeeMartha MacLeod SikkemaBrian G WalkerAll authors
Publisher: Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, ©2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Italy, 1589, Massimo drops lunch to his uncle from a bridge, so the food falls into his uncle's boat. One day, Galileo notices that the bread and wheel of cheese land in the boat at the same time. But Aristotle had said that heavy things fall at a faster rate than light ones. Will Galileo and Massimo be able to prove Aristotle's theory wrong?
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Named Person: Galileo Galilei; Galileo; Galileo Galilei; Galileo
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Macdonald; Paolo Rui; Sarah McAbee; Martha MacLeod Sikkema; Brian G Walker; Charlesbridge (Firm),; Chroma Graphics Corp.,; Imago Publishing Ltd.,
ISBN: 9781570918698 1570918694 9781570918704 1570918708
OCLC Number: 213358223
Notes: "Color separations by Chroma Graphics, Singapore ; Printed and bound by Imago ; Production supervision by Brian G. Walker ; Designed by Sarah McAbee and Martha MacLeod Sikkema"--Title page verso.
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Wendy Macdonald ; illustrated by Paolo Rui.

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In Italy, 1589, Massimo drops lunch to his uncle from a bridge, so the food falls into his uncle's boat. One day, Galileo notices that the bread and wheel of cheese land in the boat at the same time. But Aristotle had said that heavy things fall at a faster rate than light ones. Will Galileo and Massimo be able to prove Aristotle's theory wrong?

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