How do new ideas in science change the way society functions in the 1700s?
How do new ideas in science influence the governments of Europe?
How did specific individuals influence the scientific revolution?
How did specific individuals influence the enlightenment?
TEKS for Unit 10
8A-explain how 17th and 18th century European scientific advancements led to the Industrial Revolution
9D-identify the influence of ideas such as separation of powers, checks and balances, liberty, equality, democracy, popular sovereignty, human rights, constitutionalism, and nationalism on political revolutions
19B- identify the characteristics of the following political systems: theocracy, absolute monarchy, democracy, republic, oligarchy, limited monarchy, and totalitarianism
20C- explain the political philosophies of individuals such as John Locke, Thomas Hobbes, Voltaire, Charles de Montesquieu, Jean Jacques Rousseau, Thomas Aquinas, John Calvin, Thomas Jefferson, and William Blackstone
27D-describe the origins of the Scientific Revolution in 16th century Europe and explain its impact on scientific thinking worldwide
27E- identify the contributions of significant scientists such as Archimedes, Copernicus, Eratosthenes, Galileo, Pythagoras, Isaac Newton, and Robert Boyle