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California State Standard HSS 7.10
Terms in this set (16)
A major shift in thinking between 1500 and 1700, in which modern science began as a new way of gaining knowledge about the natural world.
belief in reason and logic as the source of knowledge
Before the Scientific Revolution
Europeans got their ideas from the Bible and classical thinkers, like Aristotle.
After the Scientific Revolution
People got their ideas from reason, observation, and experimentation.
The idea that the earth is at the center of the universe. (Earth-centered.)
The idea that the Earth goes around the sun. (Sun-centered.)
developed the heliocentric theory
said the planets' orbits (paths around the sun) were oval, not round.
used the telescope to prove Copernicus and the heliocentric theory were correct.
The Church's response
Since the Catholic Church said the Earth was at the center of the Universe, they put Galileo on trial as a heretic.
Bacon and Descartes
Two scientists who helped to develop the scientific method.
microscope, telescope, barometer, thermometer
measures the weather by measuring changes in the pressure of the atmosphere.
1)question 2) hypothesis 3) experiment 4) observe 5) analyze
an idea to be tested in an experiment. (An educated guess.)
He described the law of gravity.
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