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Students complete a worksheet about some of the natural philosophers in history. They use graph paper and create a timeline with the dates of birth and names of a list of natural philosophers. They list four questions concerning life and...
Students read the introductory text describing the various sources for the history of Boyle's life. They produce a poster illustrating the sources of Boyle's life and writings.
Students read and discuss Boyle's Mechanical Philosophy and his rejection of Aristotle's theory of "Forms and Qualities." They answer a given set of questions and discuss these with the class.
Students research Royal Society, explain reasons for its foundation, examine reasons why it is beneficial to modern scientists to work in teams, and identify ways scientists disseminate information.
Students discuss past cultures and the history of ideas in seventeenth century science. They answer a list of questions and prepare for a debate on the subjects of science and religion and views on how the universe was created.
Students research and chronologically sort written information about Boyle's life. They create a time line of importand events in Boyle's life and write a biography on Robert Boyle.
Students investigate seventeenth century sources that reveal why Oxford became an outstanding centre of science during Boyle's residence. They write a summary of the information found on Oxford and Robert Boyle's accomplishments.
Students review and discuss the importance of Boyle's informants and how he sometimes relied on information from those with experience of the wider world to substantiate his scientific theories. They complete the worksheet, answering...