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scientific theory

study for mr cohens test

TermDefinition
Johann Gutenberg Creater of the printing press with movable type he printed the first book ever to be printed "The bible"
Scientific method A systematic procedure for collecting and analyzing evidence.
Francis Bacon An English philosopher with few scientific credentials that came up with the Scientific Method
Observe First step of the scientific method
Form a hypothesis Second step of the scientific method
Perform experiments Third step of the scientific method
Draw conclusions fourth step of the scientific method
Publish results Possible conclusion in the scientific method
Revise the hypothesis Possible conclusion in the scientific method
Heliocentric A model of the solar system in which Earth and the other planets revolve around the sun
Nicholas Copernicus Polish astronomer who challenged geocentric model of the universe,
Johannes Kepler German astronomer who confirmed laws of planetary motion = elliptical orbits rather than circular (Kepler's First Law)
Galileo Galilei Italian astronomer who confirmed Kepler's ideas and concluded planets were made of matter rather than orbs of light, and his observation through a modified telescope.
Issac Newton British scientist who defined the laws of motion in the Universe (Gravity)
Rene Decartes 17th century French philosopher; believed mind and matter were completly seperate;
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