Age of Enlightenment Scientific Discoveries Teacher Resources
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Writing Exercises: The Enlightenment in Europe ILesson Planet
7th - 8th
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...
Lesson 7: How Did Science Lead to Political Theory?Lesson Planet
Ninth graders examine the Scientific Revolution. For 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...
Enlightenment Philosophers (Peer to Peer Teaching)Lesson Planet
7th - 11th CCSS: Adaptable
One of the best strategies for learning is to teach what you know to others. Your young historians will be divided into groups and assigned an Enlightenment philosopher that they will then research and present to their classmates.
The Scientific Revolution: 1500's New Theories and ExperimentationLesson Planet
11th - Higher Ed
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...
Revolutionary Changes in the Atlantic World 1750-1850Lesson Planet
9th - 11th
Delve into the causes, effects, and key players that initiated the American Revolution. A one hundred year span (1750-1850) is covered in 25 slides beginning with colonial rivalry and ending with the National Convention. A great way to...
Lesson 8: How Did Science Lead to Political Theory?Lesson Planet
Ninth graders consider the impact of the Scientific Revolution. For 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...
Quotes by Hobbes, Locke, Montesquieu, Rousseau, and VoltaireLesson Planet
7th - 11th
In Enlightenment quotations study guide worksheet, students read quotations and identify the speakers as Hobbes, Locke, Montesquieu, Rousseau, Peter the Great, Copernicus, Louis XIV, Galileo, Harvey, Kepler , Frederick the Great, or...
Designing Benjamin Franklin: In Search of a Better WorldLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How do you convey someone’s creativity? Individuals answer the question as they design exhibitions to showcase the intellect and genius of Benjamin Franklin. After conducting research, classmates work in groups to try to capture and...
A Rising People: Ben Franklin and the AmericansLesson Planet
5th - 8th
Students examine the Enlightenment Era and its philosophies, including philosophers. Students gain an understanding concerning what they new science was and what it led to through a series of lessons and a PowerPoint. the end by writing...
An Introduction to John Locke's Two Treatises of GovernmentLesson Planet
3 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Having a government may feel complicated and cumbersome, but as John Locke contends in his Two Treatises of Government, it is better than allowing human nature to regulate itself. A short video presents high schoolers with an explanation...