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List of Benchmarks for World History 
 Standard 27.Understands how European society experienced political, economic, and cultural transformations in an age of global intercommunication between 1450 and 1750
  
Topics1. Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment; 2. Influence of ideas on society; 3. Science, technology, and society
   Level III (Grade 7-8)
  Benchmark 6.Understands contributions of the Scientific Revolution to European society (e.g., the importance of discoveries in mathematics, physics, biology, and chemistry to 17th-and 18th-century Europe; the significance of the principles of the scientific method advanced by Francis Bacon and Ren‚ Descartes; the trial of Galileo and arguments and evidence used to prove him "innocent" or "guilty"; the major features of the Scientific Revolution in major fields of endeavor)
   Vocabulary terms
A.  contributions of the Scientific Revolution
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the importance of discoveries in mathematics to 17th and 18th century Europe   
  2. Understands the importance of discoveries in physics to 17th and 18th century Europe   
  3. Understands the importance of discoveries in biology to 17th and 18th century Europe   
  4. Understands the importance of discoveries in chemistry to 17th and 18th century Europe   
  5. Understands the significance of the principles of the scientific method advanced by Francis Bacon and René Descartes   
  6. Understands the trial of Galileo and arguments and evidence used to prove him "innocent" or "guilty"   
  7. Knows the major features of the Scientific Revolution in major fields of endeavor   


Citation Log: BD(BE,178;​C;​WE,180,181;​LE,261;​LI,261)
Citation reference
BD = benchmark, declarative
BP = benchmark, procedural
BC = benchmark, contextual

1st letter/number of each code in parentheses:
B   NCHS: Basic Edition
L   Lessons from History
W   NCHS: World History, expanded edition

2nd letter code :
E = Explicitly stated in document
I = Implicit in document

Number:
Page number of the cited document