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Ch 26: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: The Scientific Revolution

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Use this chapter's online video lessons to gather more information about the Scientific Revolution and strengthen your capacity to teach the material. This chapter was designed to help you prepare for taking the OAE Integrated Social Studies examination.

OAE - Integrated Social Studies: The Scientific Revolution - Chapter Summary

Utilize the video lessons in this chapter to review familiar and unfamiliar topics as you prepare to pass the OAE Integrated Social Studies examination. This chapter's lessons outline the start of the Scientific Revolution and the global changes it brought about. Examine the developments and contributions of famous astronomers, scientists and philosophers as you expand your capacity to:

  • Explain the history of the Scientific Revolution
  • Identify some results of the Scientific Revolution, including developments in modern science and mathematics
  • Discuss and provide examples of medical breakthroughs of the Scientific Revolution
  • Learn more about the works and beliefs of Copernicus, Brahe and Galileo
  • Explore the roles of Johannes Kepler and Isaac Newton in the Scientific Revolution
  • Study the origins of the scientific method

The instructors who teach this material are credentialed and experienced. You can learn from the online video lessons at your convenience; all that is required is access to Web-connected technology. Some of the handy features include corresponding transcripts and video tags for moving around the lessons. Brief self-assessment quizzes at the end of each lesson can ensure your preparation for some of the OAE Integrated Social Studies examination questions. Keep in mind that you can submit your questions about the Scientific Revolution to the experts.

OAE - Integrated Social Studies: The Scientific Revolution Chapter Objectives

Your recollection of major scientific developments across various continents may be evaluated during the first domain of the five-domain OAE Integrated Social Studies examination. Titled, Historiography and World History, the first domain is worth approximately 25% of the overall assessment score. Answer the three-hour examination's 150 multiple-choice questions, and demonstrate your knowledge of the Scientific Revolution along with other your qualifications for a teaching certification in Ohio.

8 Lessons in Chapter 26: OAE - Integrated Social Studies: The Scientific Revolution
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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.

Tycho Brahe and Copernicus Take On the Known Universe

3. Tycho Brahe and Copernicus Take On the Known Universe

Astronomy according to Ptolemy was the popular theory until Copernicus turned it on its head. This lesson explores the theories of Copernicus and Brahe and how the two changed astronomical study.

Galileo, the Telescope & the Church

4. Galileo, the Telescope & the Church

This lesson explores the contributions of Galileo to modern science. It examines his early steps toward a scientific method, his work on falling bodies and, of course, his astronomical discoveries. Finally, the Church's reaction to these discoveries is explored.

Isaac Newton's Role in the Scientific Revolution

5. Isaac Newton's Role in the Scientific Revolution

In this lesson, we will learn about the role Isaac Newton played in the Scientific Revolution. We will explore his major contributions to science, and see why he is one of the most important scientists to have ever lived.

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.

Bacon, Descartes & the Scientific Method

7. Bacon, Descartes & the Scientific Method

In this lesson, we will learn about the scientific method. We will look at how men like Roger Bacon, Francis Bacon, and René Descartes helped develop the Scientific Method we know today.

Effects of the Scientific Revolution

8. 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.

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