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Scientific Rev

Scientific Revolution Flashcards

QuestionAnswer
Theory that states the Earth is the center of the universe Geocentric
Movement in the 1600s in which new technology and innovative approaches to seeking knowledge led to a breakthrough in European thought Scientific Revolution
Philosopher & Mathematician who believed truth is found only in logic; "I think therefore I am" Rene Descartes
Scientist who invented the Scientific Method Francis Bacon
A method of inquiry that promotes observing, measuring, explaining, and verifying, as a way to gain knowledge Scientific Method
Reasons for the Scientific Revolution Renaissance, Reformation, Exploration
2 types of reasoning used during the Scientific Revolution Inductive and Deductive Reasoning
Father of Modern Astronomy who created the heliocentric theory Nicolaus Copernicus
Theory that states the sun is the center of the universe Heliocentric Theory
Steps of the Scientific Method 1. Theory 2. Form a Hypothesis 3. Experimentation 4. Confirmation
Influential scientist who invented the telescope Galileo
This law was created by Galileo The Law of Inertia
Galileo's discoveries caused him to have conflict with this powerful group Catholic Church
Influential scientist who created calculus and discovered the theory of gravity Isaac Newton
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