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Gen Sci mod1 wk 2


Galileo Galilei (pp.22-23)Supported the heliocentric view and gathered evidence to support it, even though the Roman Catholic church forced him to stop officially promoting the view.
Genetics (p.28)The study of how traits are passed on from parent to offspring.
Sir Isaac Newton (pp.23-24)Laid down three laws of motion, and laws of gravity. One of the greatest scientists of all time.
Charles Darwin (pp.27-28)Known for his theory of Evolution. (pp.27-28)Explaining how we got here without reference to a Creator. he destroyed the idea of immutability of the species.
Law of Mass Conservation (p.26)Matter can not be created or destroyed. It can only change form.
James Maxwell (pp. 28-29)Founder of modern physics.
Immutability of the species (p.27)The mistaken idea that living creatures cannot change.
Mendel (p. 28)Known for his study of reproduction or genetics.
James Joule (p. 29)Came up with the First Law of Thermodynamics.
John Dalton (p. 26)His work was related to atoms—founder of modern atomic theory.
Antoine Laurent Lavoisier (p.26)Credited with what came to be known as the Law of Mass Conservation.
Louis Pasteur (p. 28)Studied bacteria and was known for his work with vaccines.
First Law of Thermodynamics (p. 29)Energy cannot be created or destroyed. It can only change forms.
Robert Boyle (p.24)Founder of modern chemistry.
Niels Bohr (p.30)Developed a picture of the atom and even had a model named after him.
Einstein (p.30)Known for his theory of Relativity and Quantum physics.
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