Sample History Paper on fields of science and trace its history: Paleontology

Choose ONE of the fields of science and trace its history from its origins to the present, and suggest where the field might go in the future. Your paper should be 1000 to 1500 words, so clearly you are summarizing the highpoints and main characters in the field you chose to discuss. Make sure to discuss how the scientific fields have changed through time, as well as how the field fits into human history (how it has changed the worldviews or how we live).
Examples of fields include:
Medicine
Astronomy
Paleontology
Chemistry
Physics
Forensic Science
Etc.

Choose ONE of the fields of science and trace its history from its origins to the present, and suggest where the field might go in the future. Your paper should be 1000 to 1500 words, so clearly you are summarizing the highpoints and main characters in the field you chose to discuss. Make sure to discuss how the scientific fields have changed through time, as well as how the field fits into human history (how it has changed the worldviews or how we live).
Examples of fields include:
Medicine
Astronomy
Paleontology
Chemistry
Physics
Forensic Science
Etc.