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Natural Science - Year I

Unit 18: Overview of Medieval and Renaissance Science Issues

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Homework Assignment for Unit 18


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Homework for Unit 18: Introduction to Medieval and Renaissance Science

Reading

History Web Lecture: The Quest for a Comprehensive World View

Science Web Lecture: A Preview of the period from 0 ce to 1700 ce

  • Read the comments on your essays. Did you answer the correct question? Did you provide accurate information or make mistakes in your data? Were your answers superficial and generalized or were they detailed?

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    Chat Preparation Essay

    Post your essay answer to the questions below to the Moodle Unit 18 Forum before chat. Log into the Moodle (if you are challenged, use your own Scholars Online userid and password), click on the Natural Science course link, and then on the forum link for this unit. Read any other forum postings.

    Consider what you already know about the Middle Ages (from 500 ce to 1300 ce): what event, concept, or person connected to the development of scientific ideas in this period would you most like to learn about and why? Post your short essay answer to the Moodle Essay topic for this unit.


    Mastery Exercise

    Log into the Moodle (if you are challenged, use your own Scholars Online userid and password), click on the mastery exercise for the unit, and attempt the mastery exercise at least once before chat. Bring any questions you have to chat. Then return and attempt the exercise as many times as necessary to achieve an 85% or better score.


    Lab Exercise

    There is no lab exercise for this unit. Use the time to complete labs previously assigned.


    Unit Quiz

    Take the quize for this unit. Notice the times the quiz opens and when it closes and be sure that you complete it on time!