Write a letter to Galileo Galilei offering support and discussing his theories.

With this writing prompt, students can learn more about Galileo’s groundbreaking heliocentric theory, his subsequent persecution, and the conflicts between science and religious beliefs. They should research Galileo’s life, struggles, and achievements, and use that knowledge to empathize with him and respond critically to the challenges he faced. This task can stimulate critical thinking, empathy, research, and persuasive writing skills.

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