Do Now How many scientists can you name

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Do Now ¡ How many scientists can you name? l Make 2 lists in

Do Now ¡ How many scientists can you name? l Make 2 lists in your notes 1 with historic scientists ¡ 1 with modern scientists ¡

The Scientific Revolution

The Scientific Revolution

The Scientific Revolution A New Way of Thinking § The Renaissance, a rebirth of

The Scientific Revolution A New Way of Thinking § The Renaissance, a rebirth of learning and the arts, inspired a spirit of curiosity in many fields. Scholars began to question ideas that had been accepted for hundreds of years. § Meanwhile, the religious movement known as the Reformation prompted followers to challenge accepted ways of thinking about God and salvation. § Another revolution in European thought had begun, one that would permanently change how people viewed the physical world this became known as the Scientific Revolution.

A Revolutionary Model of the Universe The Medieval View • • Most knowledge in

A Revolutionary Model of the Universe The Medieval View • • Most knowledge in Middle Ages comes from Bible, Greek/Roman sources. Supports geocentric theory—moon, sun, planets revolve around earth. The Heliocentric Theory • • • Widely accepted geocentric theory challenged as inaccurate. Nicolas Copernicus develops heliocentric theory —planets revolve around sun. Later scientists mathematically prove Copernicus to be correct. Galileo’s Discoveries • Italian scientist Galileo Galilei makes key advances in astronomy - makes discovery about planet surfaces, supports heliocentric theory Conflict with the Church • Church attacks Galileo’s work, fears it will weaken people’s faith • Pope forces Galileo to declare his and other new findings are wrong

The Scientific Method A Logical Approach • Revolution in thinking leads to development of

The Scientific Method A Logical Approach • Revolution in thinking leads to development of scientific method: • series of steps forming, testing scientific theories Bacon and Descartes • Thinkers Bacon and Descartes help to create scientific method • Bacon urges scientists to experiment before drawing conclusions • Descartes advocates using logic, math to reason out basic truths

Newton Explains the Law of Gravity Newton’s Theories • English scientist Isaac Newton develops

Newton Explains the Law of Gravity Newton’s Theories • English scientist Isaac Newton develops theory of motion which states same forces rule motion of planets, matter in space, earth. • Motion in space, earth linked by the law of universal gravitation - holds that every object in universe attracts every other object. • Newton views universe as a vast, perfect mechanical clock.

3 Theories of the Solar System (Formative)

3 Theories of the Solar System (Formative)

Renaissance Art Examples? Reformation Literature Examples? Scientific Revolution Science Examples?

Renaissance Art Examples? Reformation Literature Examples? Scientific Revolution Science Examples?

Scientist Baseball Cards

Scientist Baseball Cards