India: Crash Course History of Science #4

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Ever wonder where the ideas of land management and forestry came from? Welcome to ancient India! Travel back in time using a video, the fourth in the History of Science series. The narrator describes the relationship between science and religion in India, their mathematical discoveries, and their theories on astronomy.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Ask pupils to pick their favorite discoveries or theories from the video and create a presentation around it
  • Use the video to help the class compare the great thinkers of ancient Greece and India
Classroom Considerations

  • Take a little time before the video to discuss some of India's religions, which the resource covers
Pros

  • Diagrams point out important contributions and scientists
  • The content is interesting and presented nicely
Cons

  • None
Common Core