Ch 3: CEOE Middle Level Science: History of Science

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In the History of Science chapter of our CEOE Middle Level Science preparation course, we'll explore science history with lessons ranging from the Scientific Revolution to early atomic theory. The preparation course features short video lessons led by subject experts to help you prepare for your exam.

CEOE Middle Level Science: History of Science- Chapter Summary

Our History of Science chapter will take you on a journey of scientific history, aiding in your review of such topics as breakthroughs in chemistry and medicine, Hubble's law and constant and many other concepts. This chapter has lessons on:

  • The Scientific Revolution and its effects
  • Breakthroughs in medicine and chemistry
  • The theory of relativity
  • The law of universal gravitation
  • Kepler's role in the scientific revolution
  • Hubble's law and Hubble's constant
  • Charles Darwin
  • Sir Issac Newton and astronomy
  • Early atomic theory
  • Key events in the history of biological study

By understanding the subject's more well-known theories, scientists and laws throughout history, you'll deepen your knowledge of scientific history and be more prepared to answer science history questions on the CEOE Middle Level Science examination. Thanks to our easy-to-navigate video lessons, accurate transcripts and self-assessment quizzes, you'll be better equipped to succeed on your exam.

10 Lessons in Chapter 3: CEOE Middle Level Science: History of Science
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The Scientific Revolution: Definition, History, Causes & Leaders

1. The Scientific Revolution: Definition, History, Causes & Leaders

In this lesson we explore the Scientific Revolution and the controversy which surrounds the very term. Additionally, we learn about just a few of the most important thinkers of the period who laid the foundation for our modern understanding of the world.

Breakthroughs in Medicine & Chemistry: Examples & Empiricism

2. Breakthroughs in Medicine & Chemistry: Examples & Empiricism

In this lesson, we explore the medical and chemical breakthroughs which occurred in the 16th and 17th centuries as part of the era's increased emphasis on empiricism and the concurring Scientific Revolution.

Effects of the Scientific Revolution

3. Effects of the Scientific Revolution

In this lesson, we explore the philosophical, religious, and cultural effects of the Scientific Revolution on Early Modern society - effects that forever changed the Western view of the universe and humanity's place within it.

Theory of Relativity: Definition & Example

4. Theory of Relativity: Definition & Example

Watch this video lesson, and you will learn about the theory of special relativity and how it applies to you. Learn how you can use one of the most famous equations from this theory to calculate the power inside just one tiny object.

The Law of Universal Gravitation: Definition, Importance & Examples

5. The Law of Universal Gravitation: Definition, Importance & Examples

Gravity is what pulls us toward Earth, but it's also what pulls Earth toward us. This is explained by the law of universal gravitation, which describes how all objects in the universe have this important force between them.

Kepler's Role in the Scientific Revolution

6. Kepler's Role in the Scientific Revolution

In this lesson, we will learn about the role Johannes Kepler played in the Scientific Revolution. We will identify his major contributions and learn why he was important.

Hubble's Law & Hubble's Constant

7. Hubble's Law & Hubble's Constant

This lesson will go over and define the Hubble Law and Hubble constant. We'll not only do a practice problem but also define conceptually what these two things mean to our cosmos.

Charles Darwin: Voyages, Theories & Works

8. Charles Darwin: Voyages, Theories & Works

In this lesson we explore the life and voyages of the 19th-century British naturalist Charles Darwin and his formulation of the theory of natural selection.

Sir Isaac Newton And Astronomy

9. Sir Isaac Newton And Astronomy

This lesson will teach you about Newton's laws of motion and universal gravitation as well as why the moon doesn't fly off into space and why it doesn't crash into the Earth.

Key Events in the History of Biological Study

10. Key Events in the History of Biological Study

The study of living things has a rich and exciting history. Here we will examine some of the key events in the history of biological study, their significance to the field, and the impacts of biological discoveries on humankind. At the end, you can test your knowledge with a brief quiz.

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