Subject: World History
The Scientific Revolution
The teacher will emphasize that changes in science happened the same time as social, political, and artistic changes in the Renaissance

Expected Outcome Of This Lesson Plan-
Students will understand the role the scientific method played in advanceds during the Scientific Revolution.
Teacher Objectives-
1.Students will be able to explain how discoveries in astronomy changed the way people viewed the universe.
2.Students will be able to understand the new scientific method and how it developed.
3.Students will be able to analyze the contributions that Newton and other Scientists made to the Scientific Revolution
Teaching Methods-

1. Lesson Introduction-

1. Instruct students to respond to the meaning of the quote on student lab sheet.

“I CAN easily conceive, most Holy Father,
that as soon as some people learn that in this book which I have written concerning
the revolutions of the heavenly bodies, I ascribe certain motions to the Earth, they
will cry out at once that I and my theory should be rejected.” -- Copernicus


2. Lesson Progression-

1. The teacher will introduce the names of the Who’s Who of the Scientific Revolution on the Profile Sheets through video clips.
2. The class will then discuss the profile sheet and review the directions needed to complete it
3. The students will then read and identify basic information about each
scientist on the chart provided.
4. The class will then discuss the information as a class (document reader)

3. Guided Practice-

1.Partners or small groups
optional/scientists may also be assigned by groups for efficient use of time

4. Student Practice-

1.The extension page will be assigned for homework.

5. Learner Accommodations-

1. The teacher will carefully review directions
2. The teacher will use visual aids to supplement the materials
3. The teacher will use low reading level high interest material for students to understand the main concepts
4. The students will use a graphic organizer to organize their thoughts.

6. Assessment-

1.Student comprehension will be monitored though class discussion and
completion of Who’s Who chart.

7. Lesson Closure-

1. The teacher will review with students the importance of the Scientific Revolution, and how these important figures in the scientific world have helped to change modern day society.
Measuring Student Progress-
1.A summative exam will be given at the end of the unit and will(Formal) include an objective portion and open response portion.

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