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Renaissance

The ______________ spirit of investigation led scholars to make important discoveries, fueling the Scientific Revolution.

Isaac Newton

He developed the theory of universal gravitation.

Muslim

Classic scientific knowledge was passed from the ___________ world to European thinkers.

Scientific Revolution

Greek rationalism, Muslim and Jewish scholarship, and humanism all contributed to the ___________ ______________.

Europe

Global exploration stirred ________'s desire to learn more about the world.

questioned

During the Scientific Revolution, scholars __________ the accepted views of the world.

Sun

Unlike Ptolemy, Nicolas Copernicus knew the planets revolved around the _______.

Kepler

He knew that the planet's orbits were elliptical (oval), not circular.

Barometer

It measures air pressure.

Thermometer

It measures temperature.

Microscope

Leeuwenhoek was able to discover bacteria, thanks to Janssen's invention of the __________.

Descartes

He used reason to problem-solve.

Church

As people began to believe that they could think for themselves, the power of the __________ decreased.

government

Scientific rationalism even affected political thought by causing people to look at alternative forms of _____________.

Bacon

He used experimentation to discover knowledge and to problem-solve.

Aquinas

He believed faith and reason could exist in harmony.

Galileo and Newton

Observation and experimentation became the basis of scientific thought after the work of ________ & _________.

Scientific method

Observe, test, analyze, conclude are all steps in the ___________ _____________.

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