About This Chapter
Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning or mastering information about important naturalists in history will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about historically important naturalists. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
- Students who are looking for easy ways to identify the most important information on the topic
- Students who have fallen behind in memorizing information about famous naturalists
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about science (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
- Students who have limited time to study for an upcoming exam
How It Works:
- Complete each lesson in the chapter to review all key topics.
- Refer to the lesson to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with a short quiz.
- Complete your review with the Important Naturalists in History chapter exam.
Why It Works:
- Study Efficiently: The lessons in this chapter cover only information you need to know.
- Retain What You Learn: Engaging instruction and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
- Be Ready on Test Day: Take the Important Naturalists in History chapter exam to make sure you're prepared.
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Students Will Review:
This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about important naturalists for a standard science course. Topics covered include:
- Georges-Louis Leclerc's scientific contributions
- The life and work of Alfred Russel Wallace
- Quotes from Alexander von Humboldt
1. Georges-Louis Leclerc: Biography, Contribution & Theory
In this lesson, we will look at the life of French naturalist Georges-Louis Leclerc. One of the foremost naturalists of the eighteenth century, Leclerc sought to make sense of the world around him with his persistent desire for knowledge and truth.
2. Alfred Russel Wallace: Biography, Books & Quotes
This lesson will introduce the reader to the naturalist and humanist Alfred Russel Wallace, exploring his personal life, his career, and his personal views and philosophy on economic, environmental, and social justice that he fought for throughout his life.
3. Alexander Von Humboldt: Biography & Quotes
In this lesson, you'll learn about the life and work of Alexander von Humboldt, one of the most famous explorers of his time. You'll specifically learn a bit about his early life and some of the places he explored.
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Other chapters within the Significant Scientists Study Guide course
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- Important Biochemists in History
- Important Biologists in History
- Important Botanists in History
- Important Computer Scientists in History
- Important Environmentalists in History
- Important Neurologists in History
- Important Paleontologists in History
- Important Physicians in History
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