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Scientific Revolution: The Renaissance
Present key facts about the significance and controversy surrounding the scientific revolution. It defines terms and discusses people and politics in a comprehensive way. This slide show also includes a flow chart outlining what students will do during a scientific experiment of their own.
6th - 8th Science
Writing Exercises: The Scientific Revolution III
In need of a writing prompt to accent your next lesson on the scientific revolution? This handout includes three short-answer questions that ask learners to describe the effect of the revolution on religion, what they would do if they were Galileo, and how Newton contributed to the scientific revolution.
7th - 8th English Language Arts
Writing Exercises: The Scientific Revolution I
Nicolaus Copernicus was one of the many amazing minds that contributed to the scientific revolution. Have your class practice their expository writing skills while they show their understanding of post Renaissance shifts in scientific thinking and invention.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
The Scientific Revolution: 1500-1700
Discover the key players involved in reshaping scientific thought during the scientific revolution. Basic information regarding major contributions of Brahe, Copernicus, Galileo, Bacon, Kepler, Descartes, and Newton are covered in this resource.
7th - 9th Science
Leading Scientist of the Scientific Revolution
Quiz your class on how well they know the leading scientist of the scientific revolution. They answer seven multiple choice questions that require them to know each major contribution of each of the following scientists: Galileo, Newton, Kepler, Descartes, Brahe, and Bacon.
6th - 8th Science
Transformations in Europe, 1500-1750
Thirty-six packed slides guide your class through the transformations of sixteenth century Europe. Topics covered range from the Protestant Reformation, to the Scientific Revolution and the bourgeoisie. A great supplemental material.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Writing Exercises: The Enlightenment in Europe I
Three great writing prompts are yours for the taking. Hand this out and learners construct answers to questions related to the Enlightenment in Europe. They define enlightenment, the contributions of the scientific revolution, and the development of modern democracy.
7th - 8th English Language Arts
Philosophy in the Age of Reason
The Age of Reason, the Enlightenment, and the thinkers that shaped the western world; these are the topics touched upon in a definition-based worksheet. Young academics define six ideas that stemmed from the Age of Reason, list the ideas of major thinkers of the time, and write a paragraph on the impact of the scientific revolution.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
The Price to Be Paid For the Next Scientific Revolution
Seventh graders work as advisors to the President evaluating issues like cloning, cryogenics, assisted suicide, etc. They research the Scientific Revolution of the past and the outcome and then put together a plan for the President.
7th Social Studies & History
The Scientific Revolution in England and Europe
Students read and discuss Scientific Revolution information sheet and the diagram concerning the causes of the Scientific Revolution. They construct a timeline including Aristotle, Democritus, Copernicus, Bacon and Descartes along with a brief sentence about the ideas of each man.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History
Western Civilizations, Chapter 16: Scientific Revolution
Engage your historians in the Scientific Revolution using an interactive timeline, just one of many great tools on this western civilizations website. Although designed to accompany the Western Civilizations text, the site is independently valuable.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
The Scientific Revolution
There were a few ideas and great thinkers that spawned the Scientific Revolution. Discover the contributions of modern scientific thinkers such as Copernicus, Brahe, Kepler, Galileo, Bacon, Descartes, and Newton. Slides describe how each contributed to a new mode of universal understanding.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
Lesson 7: How Did Science Lead to Political Theory?
Ninth graders examine the Scientific Revolution. In this European history lesson plan, 9th graders discuss the role of the Catholic Church during the revolution and use the Internet to help them complete handouts about scientists and scientific theories of the time.
9th Social Studies & History
Writing Exercises: Scientific Revolution
How is the Scientific Revolution evident in our lives today? Use this short-answer application and comprehension activity as your scholars explore this progressive era. Questions have learners explaining the scientific method and Newton's theory of gravity, comparing and contrasting theories of the universe, describing advances of the Scientific Revolution, and applying the discoveries of this time to their own modern lifestyle.
9th - 12th Science
Writing Exercises: The Scientific Revolution II
Get to the point with the Scientific Revolution using this simple short-answer worksheet! Three writing prompts have scholars detail the period, explain Galileo's contributions, and outline the scientific method. There is no informational text included, so consider preceding with notes or pairing with a provided reading.
6th - 10th Science