Social Studies

Basic London History 1600s Part 2: Shakespeare, Christopher Wren & Isaac Newton

This one-off class/virtual tour will explore the history of London, including Shakespeare's contribution to theatre, Sir Christopher Wren's contribution to architecture, and Isaac Newton's scientific work during these years.
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Completed by 35 learners

50 minutes

per class

Meets once


year olds


learners per class

per learner

How does aOne-Timeclass work?

Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Great for exploring new interests and different styles of teachers

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Available Times

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Wed Jun 15

Meet once (1 day)
6am - 6:50am

Tue Jul 5

Meet once (1 day)
6pm - 6:50pm

Thu Jul 21

Meet once (1 day)
2pm - 2:50pm

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Class Experience

* Students will learn facts about William Shakespeare's life and be able to recite several words and phrases from his plays
* Students will learn about Christopher Wren and his career as an astronomer, mathematician and architect
* Students will discover the disagreement between Robert Hooke and Isaac Newton
* Students will be able to identify several buildings in London that date back to this time period
An optional homework assignment will be to explore Google map to find locations where Kings lived that can still be visited today in London. A handout will help the students to find these locations.
 1 file available upon enrollment
Google maps may be used in class and as homework. A handout will be provided for the student to print out and use during class.
A handout will be provided for the learner to use during class. A pop quiz will be held at the end of the class to recall learning.
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Amber - the London Tour Guide
Lives in the United Kingdom
Learning with a fun guide!
227 total reviews
340 completed classes

About Me

I am a professional tour guide in London and love going around the city (sometimes dressed in costume!) and teaching visitors about the fascinating history. With over 2000 years of events, there is plenty to learn! My signature tour is where I... 
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