Modern Influential Scientists Teacher Resources
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Influential Scientists Vocabulary Multiple Choice WorksheetLesson Planet
4th - 5th
In this influential scientists worksheet, students read the definitions of 19 science professions. From 4 choices, students choose the correct name of the job that fits the definition. Example: studies birds (ornithologist).
Benjamin Franklin: Politician and DiplomatLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
A scientist, inventor, entrepreneur, politician, and the founder of a nation—and that's just one person! Learners investigate the many lives of Benjamin Franklin. Using a hands-on interactive online resource, they analyze primary...
A Bar at the Folies-Bergere by Édouard ManetLesson Planet
Observation is a key skill any scientist, artist, or writer needs to hone. Learners first discuss Manet's A Bar at the Folies-Bergere, then they set up a place to observe the people in their school. They closely observe and sketch what...
Great Minds: James Clerk Maxwell, Electromagnetic HeroLesson Planet
5 mins 9th - 12th
What do Saturn's rings, electromagnetism, and the first color photograph all have in common? James Clerk Maxwell discovered them all! Learn about one of the founders of modern physics with a video biography of his academic discoveries...
Galileo and His TelescopeLesson Planet
2nd - 3rd CCSS: Designed
Learn about Galileo Galilei's contribution to modern science with a reading passage that focuses on reading comprehension. After kids read several paragraphs about his life, they answer five questions about the information they have just...
Enduring Influence: Rome, Greece, and ByzantiumLesson Planet
6th - 9th
Young scholars explore ancient cultures. In this ancient history lesson, students view programs that depict the ancient Roman, Greek, and Byzantine cultures. Young scholars consider how archaeologists, geologists, and scientists have...