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Empirical reasoning   Drawing conclusions from physical evidence  
Copernicus   first scientist to state that the Earth is not the centre of the Earth  
Inquisition   Church court that tried heretics, people who disagreed with Church teaching  
Caravel   A ship that sail into the wind by tracking  
Lode stone   A naturally magnetic stone, used as a compass  
Log line   Used to measured the ship's speed.  
Quadrant   Measured the height of the sun or a star above the horizon  
Dias   A navigator that was set out to find a way around Africa with two caravels.  
Da Gama   A navigator that was sent out to find a sea-route around Africa  
Columbus    


   


 
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