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Newton: A Tale of Two Isaacs
SUBJECTS — Science-Technology; World/England & Enlightenment;
SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL LEARNING — Romantic Relationships; Talent;
MORAL-ETHICAL EMPHASIS — General.
Age: 8 - 13; MPAA Rating: G; Drama; 1998; 51 minutes; Color.
This movie combines the story of Isaac Newton with that of a fictional assistant who must leave the girl he loves to accompany Newton to Cambridge University. Newton: A Tale of Two Isaacs is one of the Inventors' Specials, an award-winning series of films designed to introduce children to great scientists and inventors.
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Newton: A Tale of Two Isaacs will introduce children to the man who created the vision of the Universe that people use every day.
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Newton developed the first coherent analysis of motion and made it clear that the movement of bodies in the heavens could be understood in the same terms as the movement of objects on earth.
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