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Renaissance Italy and the Reformation: Science & Technology

Year 8 History: Middle Ages and early exploration | Renaissance Italy (c.1400 – c.1600) ACDSEH | VCHHK

Source: Black, S. (2019). 

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Enduring Understandings

Students understand the significant challenges and developments faced by the society that caused progress or decline, including the Reformation, Renaissance and Age of Exploration.

Essential Questions
  • What key beliefs and values emerged and how did they influence societies?
  • Which significant people, groups and ideas from this period have influenced the world today?

Renaissance Italy and the Reformation | Science & Technology: General reading

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Renaissance Italy and the Reformation | Science & Technology: Tycho Brahe

Tycho Brahe - Astronomer

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Renaissance Italy and the Reformation | Science & Technology: Jerome Cardan

Jerome Cardan - Mathematician, Astronomer and Physician

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Renaissance Italy and the Reformation | Science & Technology: Nicolaus Copernicus

Nicolaus Copernicus - Astronomer

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Renaissance Italy and the Reformation | Science & Technology: Galileo Galilei

Galileo Galilei - Philosopher, Astronomer and Mathematician

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Renaissance Italy and the Reformation | Science & Technology: Johannes Gutenberg

Johannes Gutenberg - Engineer and inventor of the printing press

"Gutenberg’s development of a movable type printing press allowed for the inexpensive and efficient creation of printed literature. This helped spread new ideas and educate common people. Within decades of Gutenberg’s death, the dissemination of printed material gave rise to the Reformation and later led to other reforms." (Hook, 2010, p. 101.)

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The invention of the printing press and its impact on Renaissance society. (International School History, 2015

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Renaissance Italy and the Reformation | Science & Technology: Johannes Kepler

Johannes Kepler - Astronomer and Astrologer

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Renaissance Italy and the Reformation | Science & Technology: Luca Pacioli

Luca Pacioli - Mathematician

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Renaissance Italy and the Reformation | Science & Technology: Andreas Vesalius

Andreas Vesalius, Flemish physician and surgeon

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