In this lesson, we will learn about the scientific process that leads to new scientific ideas being accepted. We will learn about a few examples where scientific ideas were not very easily accepted and we will learn about how the accumulation of knowledge over time has led to some amazing scientific advances.
Unit Overview: History of science
In this lesson, we will look at the major discoveries in the field of electricity and some important electrical inventions. We will create a timeline of these events. We will also learn about some important scientists and choose one to write a fact file on.
In this lesson, we will look at how human use of materials has changed over time. We will study the history of materials science and debate the question: 'Have humans changed materials or have materials changed humans?'
In this lesson, we will look at how our understanding of human anatomy has developed and how this understanding has impacted modern medicine.
In this lesson, we will learn all about DNA! We will learn what DNA is, the story of DNA's discovery and the scientific developments that DNA's discovery has led to.
In this lesson, we will look at how our ideas of the universe have changed over time. We will learn about the geocentric model, the heliocentric model and elliptical orbits. We will draw the different models of the universe and make comparisons between them.
Units in Science
- Practical skills
- Raw and synthetic materials
- Light & dark
- States of matter
- Rock cycle
- Human anatomy
- Electrical circuits
- Separating mixtures
- Physical and chemical changes
- Reproductive cycles
- Notable scientists
- Particles in physical and chemical changes
- Humans and animals over time
- Diet and lifestyle
- History of science