Robert Boyle and Oxford
Students investigate seventeenth century sources that reveal why Oxford became an outstanding centre of science during Boyle's residence. They write a summary of the information found on Oxford and Robert Boyle's accomplishments.
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Science and Natural Philosophy Before the Seventeenth Century
Learners complete a worksheet about some of the natural philosophers in history. They use graph paper and create a timeline with the dates of birth and names of a list of natural philosophers. They list four questions concerning life and...
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Fossil Fuel Sources, Usage and Alternatives: What Are the Options?
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"Medieval Travels, The Mongols and the Silk Road Across Asia"
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