What is Social Change? - Forms & Definition


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Which one of the following is NOT a way that social change is sent into motion?

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1. Social change is best defined as the transformation of ______ over time.

2. What type of social change is the civil rights movement a good example of?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of social change. You will be quizzed on relevant information such as the meaning, characteristics and sources of social change.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Ways that social change is started
  • The meaning of social change
  • Types of social change
  • Main characteristics of social change
  • How culture generates social change

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how social change is initiated, the type of social change identified with the civil rights movement, and the primary characteristics of social change
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify how social change is developed by culture
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define social change

Additional Learning

To learn more about social change, review the accompanying lesson on What is Social Change? - Forms, Definition & Quiz. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the concept of social change
  • Identify examples of social change
  • Explore the characteristics of the process of social change
  • Explain how social change is set into motion
  • Identify examples of the various sources of social change