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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.
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.
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.
The Scientific Revolution (1550-1700)
For this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 45 multiple choice questions about the Scientific Revolution. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Lesson 7: How Did Science Lead to Political Theory?
Ninth graders examine the Scientific Revolution. In this European history lesson, 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.
The Scientific Revolution: 1500's New Theories and Experimentation
It wasn't called the Age of Enlightenment for nothing. Covered here is a basic overview of the main players and innovative thinking that led to the spread of the scientific revolution. Upper graders will learn about Galileo, Heliocentric Theory, Newton and his laws of gravity, the scientific method, and conflicts with the church. This is a well organized and easy-to-follow presentation.
The Scientific Revolution
For this world history worksheet, students note important time periods, people, and terms regarding the scientific revolution as they respond to 11 short answer questions.
In this Scientific Revolution worksheet, students examine 6 pictures and then write the names of noteworthy people each of the pictures represent.
The Historiography on Robert Boyle: Was Boyle the Progenitor of Modern Science?
Students participate in a warm-up activity by attending a football match writing an account of who won the game. They discuss how their account could differ from someone else's account of the game. They discuss how different people's interpretations compares to historiography. They read three different accounts about Boyle and answer questions about their similarities and differences. They follow up with studying Newton and comparing him to Boyle.
Lesson 8: How Did Science Lead to Political Theory?
Ninth graders consider the impact of the Scientific Revolution. In this European history lesson, 9th graders examine the influence of the revolution on the Enlightenment as they research scientists of the era and share their findings with their classmates.
The Scientific Revolution
In this Scientific Revolution study guide worksheet, students read a brief overview pertaining to the topic and then respond to 6 reflection questions.
Reading Comprehension - Paragraph Gap Fill
In this reading comprehension worksheet, students are given an essay in which 6 paragraphs have been removed. Students are to choose from the sentences the one which fits each gap.
World History People Review
Who's who in World History? Help your historians keep track of major figures with this World History People Review, where students match 96 world figures to the appropriate descriptions. The matching questions are grouped by historical era or subject. This could be a final class exam, or could be filled out throughout the year as a reference guide.
Personality Profiles of the Scientific Revolution
Students study the scientific accomplishments of Nicholas Copernicus, Tycho Brahe, Johannes Kepler, and Isaac Newton. In groups, they research one of the scientists and make a visual model or presentation that shows the scientist's ideas of the universe.
People of the Scientific Revolution
In this Scientific Revolution worksheet, learners read a brief overview of the contributions of Copernicus, Bacon, Kepler, Galileo, Newton, and Harvey.
The Enlightenment (1650–1800)
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the Enlightenment. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Sentence Completion: High-Intermediate Level
Learners can practice their reading strategies and comprehension skills with a sentence completion learning exercise that comes with a detailed answer key. Whether you use the learning exercise as an assessment or as a group or individual practice exercise, learners will benefit greatly from studying the explanations provided by the key.
Ptolemy, Copernicus, & the Church
Students explore the scientific revolution. In this scientific revolution lesson plan, students complete activities regarding Ptolemy, Copernicus, and the Church.
Using WilsonWeb OnmiFile Database in World History
Learners research and record the people, events, and locations important to each of two developments and accurately place them on a timeline representing 1400-1800. In this database lesson plan, students write three well-developed paragraphs describing the two events and record information necessary for providing correct citations in MLA style.
World History and Geography: Medieval and Early Modern Times
Eighth graders explore the religious themes in Medieval literature. In this Medieval literature instructional activity, 8th graders review textbook passages on the Middle Ages view transparencies of the topic. Students research the the Canterbury Tales and examine Martin Luther's Ninety-five Theses. Students have a choice of an assessment activity.