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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...
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...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
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,...
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...
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 learning exercise. Young academics define six ideas that stemmed from the Age of Reason, list...
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...
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...
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...
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...
9th Social Studies & History