***Updated in 2016 to include guided notes and graphic organizers for each part of the unit
This download includes all 4 PARTS described below:
This PowerPoint introduces the Scientific Revolution, uses primary and secondary sources, a variety of activites, graphic organizers and assignments, highlighting Galileo, Isaac Newton, Andreas Vesalius, and many others. Enjoy!
Part 1 BACKGROUND (18 slides) includes: Europe's move from Medieval to modern with the Renaissance, Reformation and Scientific Revolution, 8 key terms and 8 key people (with definitions), a timeline of medieval and modern European history, major figures of the scientific Revolution, info on Descartes, Bacon, a SWAT review game, a mini-quiz, and more...
Part 2 ASTRONOMY (17 slides) includes: geocentric view of Aristotle and Ptolemy, heliocentric view of Copernicus and Galileo, Kepler's discoveries, Galileo's telescope, Galileo's discoveries, issues with the Catholic Church, trial and house arrest, a Galileo stick figure assignment (blank and completed), a venn diagram, and more
Part 3 ISAAC NEWTON (16 slides) includes: Newton's legacy, discovery of gravity, Newton's laws of motion explained, Newton's contributions to physics, the field of light, sound and heat, a breakdown of rationalism vs. empiricism, an Isaac Newton stick figure (blank and completed), and more...
Part 4 ANATOMY & MEDICINE (14 slides) includes: Greek and Roman contributions to medicine, Muslim contributions to medicine, Jewish contributions to medicine, Da Vinci's discoveries and drawings, Andreas Vesalius and his many discoveries, later discoveries from Edward Jenner (smallpox and vaccination), Louis Pasteur (germ theory, pasteurization), modern discoveries and much more...
FREE Graphic Organizers and Guided Notes available here: