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This is a simple reading guide worksheet to do in class. Just have the students review the reading guide and answer the questions. Then, you can review it together. Though it is a simple worksheet, it covers an extensive amount of material. This is a fantastic resource for the regular teacher and substitutes! The items come in editable
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The Content covered is as follows:
The Scientific Revolution
Aristotle (384-322 BCE) and Ptolemy (100-170 CE), the Geocentric Theory, the Heliocentric Theory, Nicolaus Copernicus (1473-1543 CE), On the Revolutions of Heavenly Bodies, Tycho Brahe (1546-1601), the solar system, Johannes Kepler (1571-1630), Galileo (1564-1642), the telescope, moons of Jupiter, The Catholic Church threatens Galileo with torture, the Scientific Method, #1: Identify a problem, #2: Form a hypothesis for a solution to the problem, #3: Test the hypothesis with an experiment, #4: Analyze and interpret your data from the test to see if your hypothesis was proven or disproven, Francis Bacon (1591-1621), Novum Organum Scientiarum (New Method of Science), Rene Descartes (1596-1650), Cambridge University in England, Isaac Newton (1642-1726), Zacharias Janssen (1585-1632) Antonie Philips van Leeuwenhoek (1632-1723), Gabriel Fahrenheit (1686-1736), thermometer, mercury, Andreas Vesalius (1514-1564), Edward Jenner (1749-1823), vaccination, small pox, cow pox, Robert Boyle (1627-1691), Boyle’s Law, and more.