Is the world really round?

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


Why do you think they thought this?

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

WALT: find out about historical perspectives

– 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.