Is the world really round?

People in history presumed the world was flat like the maps we see in books.

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Why do you think they thought this?

Today you are going to find out some theories about this.

WALT: find out about historical perspectives

WILF:
– access google docs / MS Word
– open PowerPoint
– identify 3 scientists from the past who had theories about the shape of the world
– explain briefly what their thoughts were
– record 3 perspectives

TIB: History shapes the world we live in today. We are always learning from it.