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Scientific Revolution Discovery Centers Activity

Grade Levels
6th - 11th, Higher Education, Homeschool
Standards
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  • Activity
Pages
30 pages
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Teaching the Scientific Revolution? This activity will save you time and stress as you cover the content and address the standards in your classes!

Students can investigate the beginning and major contributions of the Scientific Revolution with this Discovery Centers activity on the significant scientists of the period.

This interactive resource allows students to either work in table groups or to visit placard centers set up around the room on 7 different advancements during the Scientific Revolution. You could also convert to a Walking Tour, a Stations Activity, a Gallery Walk, or even present in a distance learning format by posting for students the PDF for a virtual Gallery Walk!

The content covered focuses on the contributions of significant, groundbreaking scientists and their works and includes before and after cards for each station.

Included Topics & Scientists

Copernicus

Galileo

Newton

Descartes

Bacon

Boyle

Vesalius

Harvey

Hooke

Priestley

Changes with their new theories, methods, and practices

Includes a 2 page student handout for recording information and answering wrap-up questions.

Social Studies Skills Addressed

Primary Source Analysis

Image Analysis

Historical Thinking

Historical Inquiry

Cause & Effect

Comparison

Addresses state and national standards (including TEKs, Common Core, and more).

About this Resources

Also includes matching game cards on the scientists and their major contributions for the learning and practice of the content!

Related Resources

Scientific Revolution Reading & Research Guide

Scientific Revolution in Modern Times Research Project

Scientific Revolution, Enlightenment, American & French Revolutions Complete Unit

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Total Pages
30 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; trace the text’s explanation or depiction of a complex process, phenomenon, or concept; provide an accurate summary of the text.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, attending to the precise details of explanations or descriptions.
Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; provide an accurate summary of the text distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary describing political, social, or economic aspects of history/social studies.

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