Age of Enlightenment (1700-1850) Teacher Resources
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The New Chemistry: Crash Course History of Science #18
13 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Chemistry was a bit of a late bloomer in terms of scientific progress! Discover the Age of Enlightenment and its effects on how researchers viewed matter with an engaging video. The narrator highlights the work of Antoine Lavoisier and...
Plato On: The Allegory of the Cave
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
What would you say if someone told you that your dreams and goals are merely phantoms in your own mind? A video analysis of Plato's "Allegory of the Cave" from The Republic takes high schoolers through the famous metaphor, which likens...
Why is NASA Sending a Spacecraft to a Metal World?
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Can we journey to outer space to learn more about inner Earth? Discover the method to NASA's madness with an enlightening short video. The narrator explains the composition of the asteroid the resource is studying, what scientists hope...
Liberty Enlightening the World by Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi
Here is a lesson that uses the painting Liberty Enlightening the World to start a discussion on the importance of national monuments. The class discusses several monuments around the world, and then invites a veteran to share his/her...
The Scientific Revolution: 1500's New Theories and Experimentation
11th - Higher Ed
It wasn't called the Age of Enlightenment for nothing. Covered here is a basic overview of the main players and innovative thinking that led to the spread of the scientific revolution. Upper graders will learn about Galileo, Heliocentric...