Social Studies - 2019-20
WHII.2e - Technological and Scientific Exchanges
The student will apply social science skills to understand the political, cultural, geographic, and economic conditions in the world about 1500 A.D. (C.E.) by
e) citing major technological and scientific exchanges in the Eastern Hemisphere.
UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD
By 1500 A.D. (C.E.), technological and scientific advancements had been exchanged among cultures of the world.
Products exchanged along trade routes
Paper, compasses, silk, porcelain (China)
Textiles (India and the Middle East)
Gold, salt (Africa)
Ideas exchanged along trade routes
Numeral system (India and the Middle East)
Scientific knowledge—medicine, astronomy, mathematics