Galileo is an Italian astronomer and physicist. He has been called the founder of modern experimental science. He made the first effective use of the refracting telescope to discover important new facts about astronomy. He designed a variety of scientific instruments. He also developed and improved the telescope. In this song the writer says, "…I'm Galileo, even on my darkest night, I will find the shining light…" I believe that they mean that even though people don't think that you can do something, you need to believe in yourself and keep trying.
The song gives these two examples of famous people who had dreams and their dreams came true. These two men changed our lives with their dreams. I believe that this song is a meaningful song because it tells you not to give up on your dreams and what you believe in. Everyday we should try to make our dreams come true.
This song relates to several of our social studies themes. Power, because people that changed the world over 200 years ago still have power today. Identity, because Benjamin Franklin made an identity for himself by discovering electricity. Choice, because the people that make choices are the great ones, and culture, because many historical people have changed our culture.