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Natural Science - Year I

Unit 21: Medieval Cosmology

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Homework Assignment for Unit 21


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Homework for Unit 21: The Medieval World View<

Reading

History Web Lecture: The Medieval World View

Science Web Lecture: The Mathematics of Motion

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Chat Preparation Essay

Post your essay answer to the questions below to the Moodle Unit 21 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.

The transmission of a work is the path of translations and commentaries that took it from its original author and language to a new translation and audience. Briefly describe the steps (translations, languages, commentaries) a work like Ptolemy's Almagest might undergo before it reached an eager student at the University of Paris. What kinds of changes might occur to the text in the transmission process?

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

Lab Instructions: There is no lab this week.


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!