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terms to know ss

social studies terms to know

hypothesis an explanation of the data
geocentric earth centered universe
Galileo Galilei italian scientist that built the improved telescope
heresy anti church teaching
ptolemy an egyptian astronomer who believed that the earth centered the universe
excommunication to be exile or thrown out of the church
francis bacon english thinker that proposed a new approach to studying the world which is the scientific method
nicolaus copernicus polish mathematician who came up with the idea of a sun centered universe
revolution a sweeping change in science
johannes kepler a german mathematician who used mathematical formulas to show planets moved in ellipses.
astronomers scientist who study the motion of stars and planets
heliocentric a sun centered universe
scientific method a new approach to studying science it was invented by francis bacon
5 scientific steps observe some aspect of the universe hypothesis about what you observed predict something based on your hypothesis test your predictions through experiments and observation modify hypothesising light of results
rationalism belief that all knowledge is based on reason
william harvey he was an english scientist who discovered circulation which is the pumping of blood by the heart
robert hooke he was an english scientist who discovered cells they are the small structures that make up living tissues
robert boyle he was an irish scientist who discovered the definition of elements- materials that cannot be broken down also the composition of air- a mixture of gases
joseph priestly was an english scientist who discovered oxygen- one of the gases that make up air. principle of combustion (burning)- the union of oxygen of flammable materials and oxygen
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