Jane Marcet: Biography, Books & Invention

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Science writer Jane Marcet was educated _____.

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1. Because of her art training, Marcet was able to do the _____ for her textbooks.

2. Marcet's book 'Conversations on Natural Philosophy' covered the basics of scientific knowledge of the time, including _____.

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Use the worksheet and quiz to see how much you know about Jane Marcet. The quiz focuses on her education and the impact and unique features of her science texts.

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  • Who Marcet's science texts inspired
  • The appeal of Marcet's texts
  • How Jane Marcet was educated
  • How Marcet's training in art helped with her textbooks

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  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about concepts discussed in Marcet's book called Conversations on Natural Philosophy
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about how Jane Marcet received her education and interpret it correctly

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  • Explore Marcet's intent on making science more accessible for women at the time
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  • Review Marcet's personal life, including her upbringing and marriage
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