SS.912.W.9.1

Identify major scientific figures and breakthroughs of the 20th century, and assess their impact on contemporary life.

Clarifications

Examples are Marie Curie, Albert Einstein, Enrico Fermi, Sigmund Freud, Wright Brothers, Charles R. Drew, mass vaccination, atomic energy, transistor, microchip, space exploration, Internet, discovery of DNA, Human Genome Project.
General Information
Subject Area: Social Studies
Grade: 912
Strand: World History
Status: State Board Approved

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Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
SS.912.W.9.In.a: Recognize selected major scientists, their important discoveries, and their impact on everyday life.
SS.912.W.9.Su.a: Recognize a selected major scientist, the important discovery, and the impact on everyday life.
SS.912.W.9.Pa.a: Recognize an effect of scientific discovery.

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