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Title: The Scientific Revolution 1543-1687


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The ScientificRevolution1543-1687
  • C16, S1
  • pp. 382 - 387

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Magic to Science
  • Renaissance ideas began to be applied to science
  • Used new instruments and mathematics to examine
    nature and found it did not match with
    traditional views
  • Most people still believed what Aristotle said
    (over 2000 years old)

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Astronomy
  • Copernicus
  • Disproved Ptolemys Geocentric theory and
    established new Heliocentric theory
  • Kepler
  • Improved heliocentric theory and created laws of
    planetary motion
  • Galileo
  • Built telescope
  • Observed rings of Saturn and moons of Jupiter

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Physics and Anatomy
  • Newton
  • Gravity, laws of motion and basis of modern
    physics
  • Vesalius
  • Studied human body, wrote book on anatomy
  • Harvey
  • Studied blood circulation

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Scientific Thought
  • Descartes
  • I think, therefore I am
  • Do not accept something without first questioning
    it
  • Francis Bacon
  • Develop ideas through observation
  • Robert Boyle
  • Chemistry- gas law temperature and pressure

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Round Table Discussion
  • In groups you are going read about one of the
    scientists from the Scientific Revolution
  • You need to come up with answers that your person
    would have to the following questions
  • We will have a class discussion with you role
    playing as your scientist

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THIS WILL BE GRADED
  • Take it seriously!
  • If you are off topic than you will lose points
  • If you need help raise your hand and ask, I
    dont know is not an excuse

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Scientists
  • Copernicus
  • Galileo
  • Kepler
  • Newton
  • Vesalius
  • Descartes
  • Bacon (Francis)

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Questions
  • What is the center of the Universe?
  • Do you believe in God?
  • Why do objects fall to earth?
  • How can we answer questions about nature?
  • Should we use autopsies to find out about human
    beings?
  • Do you believe in evolution?
  • What is the meaning of life?
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