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The Scientific Revolution Unit

Scientific Revolution Notes & Activity Lesson Set Common Core Activities
Grade levels 6th – 9th, Homeschool
Subjects:  Social Studies – History, European History, World History
Description

This activity bundle highlights key Scientific Revolution scientists, including Newton, Galileo, Tycho Brahe, Renee Descartes, Francis Bacon, and Copernicus. It’s a great deal for 11 engaging and Common Core activities that are both current and fun. The activities have a good mix of rigor, fun and extension opportunities!

The activity bundle comes with:

1. Brand New!! Scientific Revolution Close Reading Investigation with Annotation Guide and Independent Comprehension and Vocabulary Worksheet

2. PowerPoint Notes (No computer display capability, or not in the mood for a PowerPoint? Simply print the PowerPoint notes as six slides per page or as an outline. It’s EASY and another great way to use the notes and graphic organizer for a more student-centered instruction approach).

3. Graphic Organizer – Fill in the blanks for Powerpoint Notes

4. Printable IPOD Playlist Activity with Example

5. Build A Cut Out Scientist Activity

6. A Facebook Scientist Biography Profile Page

7. Galileo on Trial! Common Core Reading and Common Core writing Guide Activity

8. Spirit of Innovation, Invention Extension Activity

9. DBQ (Document Based Question) Project- Was Galileo a Heretic? Common Core

10. Lolipop Lab – A FUN Scientific Method Activity!

11. Newsela Science Article Analysis Common Core Extension Activity with printable article example 

12. Galileo on Trial!: A Common Core Reading and Writing Activity

It’s not included, but check out the Scientific Revolution and Enlightenment Test for a Common Core Test in both WORD and PDF!

Our printable and Google Ready content is divided into 8 parts complete with quizzes for geography, vocabulary, and content with reading and writing skill focus. The bundles all have a similar structure for a familiar flow throughout The year. A scope and sequence is provided for easy planning:

I. HISTORY INVESTIGATION INTRODUCTION a fantastic introduction to content and reflection lesson! Students make predictions about learning for the unit.
II. GEOGRAPHY Loaded with instructional materials, geography activities, games, and quizzes!
III. VOCABULARY Tons of choices to ensure student success. Includes a variety of fun, individual and group activities, interactive learning cards sorts, Quizlet online links, class games, and a quiz!
IV. CONTENT INSTRUCTION- NOTES, GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS, CLOSE READINGS and STATIONS. The content instructional materials are both student-centered and teacher-driven depending on teacher preference:
V. ACTIVITIES Current, engaging and interactive activities that have students process information.
IV. CONTENT INSTRUCTION- NOTES, GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS, CLOSE READINGS and STATIONS. The content instructional materials are both student-centered and teacher-driven depending on teacher preference:
V. ACTIVITIES  Current, engaging and interactive activities that have students process information.
VI. BIG IDEAS REVIEW AND WRITING GUIDESIncludes an introduction, fun summative activities that have students categorize learned content, and great writing guides with essential questions.
VII. WARM-UPS or REVIEW These skill-based warm-ups can be used a daily or as a great review at the end of the unit:
VII. STUDY GUIDES AND ASSESSMENTS- Includes a comprehensive test study guide! Students pre-read the excerpts used in the test to define difficult words and create meaning before being exposed to content questions. The skill-based test that has students categorize, match, interpret text, and find the best evidence in a multiple-choice format!