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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. Rise of social, political, and economic revolutions
   Level IV (Grade 9-12)
  Benchmark 5.Understands features of the conflict between religious beliefs and scientific thought during the Scientific Revolution (e.g., the coexistence of the new scientific rationalism in 17th-and 18th-century Europe with traditional learning and rituals; Galileo's ideas about the solar system, and why he hesitated to apply scriptural passages to science-related problems; the fundamental ideas of Descartes' Discourse on Method, and the methods he used to ascertain the "truth")
   Vocabulary terms
A.  conflict between religion and science (Scientific Revolution)
  Knowledge/skill statements
  1. Understands the coexistence of the new scientific rationalism in 17th and 18th century Europe with traditional learning and rituals   
  2. Understands Galileo’s ideas about the solar system   
  3. Understands why Galileo hesitated to apply scriptural passages to science related problems   
  4. Understands the fundamental ideas of Descartes’ Discourse on Method, and the methods he used to ascertain the "truth"   


Citation Log: BD(BE,179;​C;​WE,180,181;​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