Chapter 15 Classroom Connections-Textbook, classwork, projects, worksheets...etc
Scientific Revolution and the Age of Exploration
Chapter 15 Internet Resources-Use the following web pages to learn more about Exploration and the Scientific Revolution
Standard 7.10 - Students analyze the historical developments of the Scientific Revolution and its lasting effect on religious, political, and cultural institutions.
Nicolaus Copernicus - The father of astronomy
Sir Francis Bacon - Sir Francis Bacon was an English lawyer, statesman, essayist, historian, intellectual reformer, philosopher, and champion of modern science
Inventors and Inventions - Search for inventors and inventions by name, historical era, country, or field. Under A you will find everything from adhesive tape to Archimedes with a working level demonstrated. Each entry is a brief encyclopedic description, many enhanced by pictures. Sir Isaac Newton - Read about the man who discovered gravity
Age of Discovery
Standard 7.11 - Students analyze political and economic change during the Age of Exploration.
Why Explorers Explored the World - This site has factual information, timelines, links for pictures and much more information
The Columbus Navigation Homepage - Examining the History, Navigation, and Landfall of Christopher Columbus
Spanish Exploration and Conquest of Native America - Here is the conquest of America from a Native American perspective. Cabeza de Vaca's eight years in North America, starting in 1528, set the stage for Hernando de Soto to lead an army of settlers from Havana, Spain's "Ellis Island," into America in the 1540's. This is an extensive site with maps and primary source materials.