Thursday, May 26, 2011

Day 57: Nicolaus Copernicus the Polish Scientist (5/26/11)

Standard: 7.8.5: Detail advances made in literature, the arts, science, mathematics, cartography, engineering, and the understanding of human anatomy and astronomy.

Aim: The historians of 2016 will present their Renaissance project using proper intonation, eye contact, and their presentation connects to the visuals on the screen.

Task 1: Submit your homework. If you already submitted it online, you do not have to submit it again.

Task 2 Quick Question: Copernicus discovered that planets rotate around the sun. What space-related discovery, if any, do you think will be discovered during your lifetime? Other forms of intelligent life? Space has an end? What do you think?

Task 3: Track your teammates during their presentation.

Task 4: If we have time we will take notes on Nicolaus Copernicus, if we do not get to it, you are responsible for taking the information from your reading last night and putting it into your notes.

Homework: Read about Andreas Vesalius, the Belgian Scientist, and complete the workbook page.

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