The History of Science: Events, Contributions & Theories

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Who was the first known Greek philosopher?

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1. Why was Aglaonike considered a sorceress?

2. What contributions did Copernicus make in the history of science?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Determine how much you know about the history of science with these study tools. For the interactive quiz, you'll be covering key points like the first Greek philosopher and why Aglaonike was perceived as a sorceress.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be quizzed on the following:

  • Copernicus and one of his major contributions to science
  • Individual who came up with the theory of gravity
  • First person to win two Nobel Prizes in separate categories

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the history of science
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the first known Greek philosopher and a major contribution to science from Copernicus
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding who came up with the theory of gravity

Additional Learning

Use the lesson named The History of Science: Events, Contributions & Theories to learn more about these areas of study:

  • Definition of 'science'
  • The study of astronomy among various civilizations
  • Greek philosophy
  • Evolution of science throughout the ages
  • Margaret Cavendish
  • Darwin, Antoine Lavoisier and Marie-Anne Paulze
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