Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

This lesson introduces students to the Renaissance and Leonardo da Vinci in order to provide a context for the scientific revolution and the paradigm shift from a geocentric model to a heliocentric model of the solar system. Students are asked to explore their own interests in the assessment by studying, replicating, and providing historical context for an invention or painting by da Vinci.

Subjects:

  • Arts > General
  • Mathematics > General
  • Science > General
  • Science > Astronomy
  • Science > General Science
  • Science > History of Science

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10

Keywords:

Astronomy History of Science Earth Science Renaissance Leonardo da Vinci

Language:

English

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Creative Commons Attribution 3.0

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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of -0001-11-30.

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July 29, 2009

This resource received a 3* rating because it is part of the larger resource A Tour of the Universe, which received a rating of 3-Exemplary in the Curriki Review System. You can learn more about this larger resource by reading its review and comments.

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