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Libraries as makers of OER: A Pilot Project
The University of Oklahoma Libraries and the History of Science Collection have spent the last year planning Galileo's World, an exhibition showcasing the time period of Galileo through 300 rare books, hand-crafted instrument ...
Galileo's World Discussion Guide
A discussion guide organized around the book, "Galileo: A Very Short Introduction," by Stillman Drake. It is designed in conjunction with the Galileo's World Exhibition at the University of Oklahoma to be used as an ...
Darwin at the Library Exhibition
An Exhibit Guide for the "Darwin at the Library” exhibition held at the University of Oklahoma Bizzell Memorial Library, Summer 2011, comprised of the Darwin first editions that were displayed in the “Darwin at the Museum” ...
Activities Handout for Constellations
Suggested activities to be used in conjunction with Constellation Coloring Pages and Card Sets.
Galileo's World Reprise, "Walking Tours."
Galileo's World reprise offers visitors another chance to experience the award-winning exhibition. Materials on display at partner locations will return to OU Libraries and be available in a rotating display located in the ...
Six Cosmological Systems: Phases of Venus
It is often thought that Galileo's discovery of the phases of venus demonstrated the contested heliocentric model of the universe. However, such an understanding is overly simplistic of the early modern account of astronomy. ...
Six Cosmological Systems: Geocentric vs. Heliocentric
Explore the various cosmological systems in the early modern world with this learning leaflet, while at the same time utilizing your inductive reasoning skills.
Orion: Baba, Nobutake (1706)
This work, written by a Kyoto physician, represents Asian astronomy in the generation following Adam Schall. Baba countered superstitious interpretations of solar eclipses, and used magnetic theory rather than yin and yang ...
Johan Schreck: Galileo's Friend in China
Johann Schreck joined the Jesuit order in 1611, the same year that he used Galileo's telescope to observe the satellites of Jupiter. Upon becoming a Jesuit Schreck joined the Jesuit mission in China, taking with him a ...
Introduction to the Constellations
A short introduction to the constellations, able to be used alongside Urania's Mirror Constellation Set.