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Scientific Revolution Lesson Plans & Resources - Chapter Summary
From the Agricultural Revolution to Sir Isaac Newton, this chapter provides resources you can draw on when you are formulating lesson plans for topics relating to the Scientific Revolution. Group and individual class activities can include research projects, experiments and presentations. Other lesson plans detail additional activities and even games that you can use to keep your students engaged, encourage class participation and help your students better retain this information.
Video lessons are great tools you can use to further engage your students and generate ideas for class discussions. Administer lesson quizzes to ensure that your students fully understand details about Newton, Peter the Great, the timeline of the Scientific Revolution and more.
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- Vocabulary words: Identifies key words and phrases your students should know about Scientific Revolution figures, events and locations
- Student engagement: Keeps students entertained and focused on material about Newton, the Agricultural Revolution and relevant discoveries and effects of the Scientific Revolution through fun activities and projects
- Homework or classwork suggestions: Lists step-by-step suggestions for activities and assignments you can have your students do in groups within the classroom or for homework that solidifies their understanding of the key events and figures of the Scientific Revolution
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This helpful resource offers teachers lesson plan outlines with relevant tools to make planning Scientific Revolution lessons easy.
- Use lesson plan outlines for specific Scientific Revolution topics you want to cover in class.
- Formulate your history class outline using the suggested classroom tools offered in the lesson plans.
- Share the related Scientific Revolution lessons for each lesson plan with students in class to make learning fun and engaging.
- Use related lesson quizzes to ensure your students understand the most important aspects of the Scientific Revolution.
- Engage your students with relevant Scientific Revolution-related activities, discussion questions or other materials found in the lesson plan outline.
1. The Scientific Revolution: Timeline, Breakthroughs & Effects
In this lesson, you will explore the period when Western society first turned to science as the new way of thinking, called the Scientific Revolution. Then, test your understanding with a brief quiz.
2. Scientific Revolution Activities & Games
The Scientific Revolution brought about many changes in how people viewed the world. Use these activities and games to help students explore the Scientific Revolution and its importance.
3. Sir Isaac Newton Lesson Plan
Use this lesson plan to teach about the influential scientist and mathematician Sir Isaac Newton. Students will watch two video lessons, discuss key points of information, and write about Newton's role in the Scientific Revolution.
4. Facts about Isaac Newton: Laws, Discoveries & Contributions
Sir Isaac Newton was an English physicist whose discoveries have led him to be considered one of the most important and influential scientists in history. This lesson will cover his achievements and discoveries.
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.
6. Isaac Newton Activities
Isaac Newton is often considered one of the most important scientists in world history. This lesson offers a series of activities that will help your students learn more about Newton's life and his influence.
7. Isaac Newton Activities for Kids
Learning about Isaac Newton can be a wonderful way to teach kids about the differences a scientist can make in the world. This lesson offers activities that will bring your teaching about Isaac Newton to life for young students.
8. Agricultural Revolution Lesson Plan
This lesson plan will help your students better understand, assimilate, and retain the fundamental information regarding the Agricultural Revolution via a quiz and an activity.
9. The Agricultural Revolution: Timeline, Causes, Inventions & Effects
The Agricultural Revolution was a period of technological improvement and increased crop productivity that occurred during the 18th and early 19th centuries in Europe. In this lesson, learn the timeline, causes, effects and major inventions that spurred this shift in production.
10. Peter the Great Lesson Plan
This lesson plan focuses on Peter the Great and the Westernization of Russia. It provides discussion questions, an activity, and a quiz to help your students appreciate the enormity of Peter the Great's influence on Russian history and culture.
11. Peter the Great & the Westernization of Russia: Facts & History
In this lesson, we explore the reign of arguably Russia's greatest monarch, Peter the Great. We'll also look at the westernization of Russian life and government that he implemented.
12. Scientific Revolution Lesson Plan
Travel with your students back in time to the earliest days of scientific discovery. A video lesson from Study.com highlights key figures and events in science and a fun activity allows students to play scientist.
13. Scientific Revolution Project Ideas
There are many ways for students to examine the significance of the Scientific Revolution. These project ideas will give you some ways in which to expand students' appreciation for this topic.
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