Education:Geometry and the Art of Cartography
This lesson is created for my history students at an arts high school, therefore is attempting to fuse the student’s art with history/engineering.
Time Required for Completed Lesson
2 class periods/1 Block
NJCCCS: 6.2.12.A.2.a Determine how the principle ideas of the Enlightenment (e.g., rationalism, secularism, tolerance, empiricism, natural rights, contractual government, laissez-faire economics, promotion by merit, and new theories of education) altered political thought in Europe, and trace the impact of these ideas over time. 6.2.12.D.2.a Determine the factors that led to the Renaissance and the impact on the arts. 6.2.12.D.2.c Justify how innovations from Asian and Islamic civilizations, as well as from ancient Greek and Roman culture, laid the foundation for the Renaissance.