Scientific Revolution Discovery Centers Activity

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Michele Luck's Social Studies
Grade Levels
6th - 11th, Higher Education, Homeschool
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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











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


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

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

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Total Pages
30 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
90 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
Identify key steps in a text’s description of a process related to history/social studies (e.g., how a bill becomes law, how interest rates are raised or lowered).
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, attending to such features as the date and origin of the information.


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