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.


Adopted: 2015

BIG IDEAS

UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

By 1500 A.D. (C.E.), technological and scientific advancements had been exchanged among cultures of the world.

ESSENTIALS

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


KEY VOCABULARY

Updated: Jun 01, 2018