Benchmark 10A Historical Perspectives: Displacing the Earth from the Center of the Universe
Grades 9-12, page 241

Writing in Italian rather than in Latin (the language of scholars at the time), Galileo presented arguments for and against the two main views of the universe in a way that favored the newer view. That brought the issue to the educated people of the time and created political, religious, and scientific controversy.

NSES Content Standard G History and Nature of Science: History of science
Grades 5-8, page 171
Tracing the history of science can show how difficult it was for scientific innovators to break through the accepted ideas of their time to reach the conclusions that we currently take for granted.

See also Content Standard G History and Nature of Science (grades 9-12): Historical Perspectives