Isaac Newton Activities

Instructor: Clio Stearns

Clio has taught education courses at the college level and has a Ph.D. in curriculum and instruction.

Isaac Newton is often considered one of the most important scientists in world history. This lesson offers a series of activities that will help your students learn more about Newton's life and his influence.

Teaching About Isaac Newton

Isaac Newton, born in England in 1642, was one of the key catalysts of the scientific revolution. An astronomer, physicist, and mathematician, he developed key laws of motion and gravity that scientists today continue to follow. He was also the final word in demonstrating the heliocentric model of the solar system.

Whether your students are studying key figures from scientific history or learning about astronomy or physics, Isaac Newton's life and works have a great deal to offer. To make sure your students remain engaged while learning about Newton, you will probably want to incorporate activities into your instruction. The activities in this lesson intentionally appeal to a variety of learning styles and strengths while teaching key concepts and events from Newton's biography and contributions.

Visual Activities

Here, you will find activities that involve images or graphic organizers and will appeal to visual learners who are studying Isaac Newton.

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