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SC 7-3 SciRevolut

SC 7-3 The Scientific Revolution

QuestionDEFINITION
revolution SUDDEN sweeping change
geocentric EARTH-centered or earth is the center of the universe
astronomer scientists who study the motions of stars and planets
heliocentric SUN-centered universe
excommunication to be exiled, or thrown out, of a church or group,deprives a person of the right to belong to a church
ellipses oval orbits
heresy anti-Church teachings
scientific method a method of research in which a problem is identified, relevant data are gathered, a hypothesis is formulated from these data, and the hypothesis is tested.
hypothesis educated guess
rationalism school of thought that states all knowledge is based on reason.
PTOLEMY (said: tolomy) taught the EARTH was the center of the universe
Copernicus proposed a heliocentric universe where the planets including the earth revolved around the SUN
Galileo developed improved telescope and found EVIDENCE to support SUN-centered universe
Isaac Newton discovered: Laws of Motion, Laws of Gravity, properties of light and color, developed Calculus
William Harvey discovered blood circulation in the body
Robert Hooke discovered the cell
Empirical evidence information that is acquired by observation or experimentation
Created by: mhardy