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Scientific Revolutio


Scientific Revolution A sudden change in the way people viewed the world. Science and logic were used to explain how the world worked
The Catholic Church and Bible People no longer only looked to these for answers. Many teaching were proved incorrect
Nicholas Copernicus Astronomer who developed the Heliocentric Theory. (Planets move around the sun)
Galileo Astronomer that proved Copernicus was correct. (telescope) Was put on trail by the Catholic Church for going against their ideas
Sir Isaac Newton Mathematician and astronomer who developed calculus and the theory of gravity
Rene Descartes Mathematician, believed that all things are false unless proven by reason
Effects of the Scientific Revolution Spread ideas through Europe Challenged Catholic Church's authority Led to the Enlightenment
Johannes Kepler Proved Copernicus MATHEMATICALLY;discovered how planets move
Scientific Method Logical procedure for gathering and testing ideas
Francis Bacon Thought that scientists should observe the world and not simply accept old knowledge
Created by: sarmano