18th Century Science Teacher Resources
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The Most Groundbreaking Scientist You've Never Heard Of
When presenting the history of science to your class, include this scientist who is rarely mentioned, yet he made tremendous contributions. Nicolas Steno invented stratigraphy, compared the anatomy of various animals, broke ground for...
5 mins 8th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Looking at French Decorative Arts: The Science of Good Design
Students examine the style of an 18th-century compound microscope and its case. For this scientific design lesson, students look at Jacques Caffieri's, "Compound Microscope and Case" before comparing the design to a modern microscope....
9th - 12th Science
The American Revolution: Moving West and South
Young scholars examine several letters to the editor from both a local newspaper and national newspapers. After reviewing current letters, they write a letter to the editor of an 18th-century newspaper expressing their opinion about the...
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Science in History Part I: the Abacus To the Modern Computer
In this math information instructional activity, learners read one page factual accounts of the early math inventions of the abacus, the calculator and early computers. There are 40 questions to answer about the reading.
5th - 6th 21st Century Skills
Call to Arms: Robotic Analogues for Human Structures
Investigate deep sea discovery through the emerging technology being built. In this physical science lesson plan, students analyze the different types of motion available in the human arm. Students research educational websites...
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Seeking a Fortune in 18th Century Maritime Boston
Study the Revolutionary War era practice of recruiting seamen to prey upon the British shipping industry, and discuss the impact this practice had on the Colonial war efforts. Learners read and interpret recruiting advertisements for...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History