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Nardella - 7 - Scientists

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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 ___________ _____________.