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Created the scientific method, used observations and nature to explain the world, not myths. He was also a great astronomer that predicted an eclipse.
Used a method called the __________ Method, that involved asking questions to have students realize their background knowledge should not be assumed. He was sentenced to death by drinking poison because he was "corrupting minds"
Set up the "Academy" in Athens,that was the first university and a great school. Wrote the lost city of Atlantis and wanted students to have a reason for answers. He also wrote about what was good or wrong.
A student of Plato until he died. Tutored Alexander the Great a famous conquer, and opened up his own school the Lyceum. He also invented the theory of syllogism or logic. He believed every thrown should be based off observations of senses.
Was known as the father of history and lies. His most important writing was about the wars between the Greeks and the Persians. He traveled often and had exciting stories that were sometimes only myths.
Known as the father of medicine. Wrote the Hippocratic oath which many medical students take today to promise they will never try and hurt a patient.
Known as the father of geometry. Created a book the Elements of Geometry that was the most studied book in the world.
Contributed to the development of math by creating the ______________ theorem. He also believed every aspect of nature was somehow related or made up of math.
A poet who wrote plays, which focused on the cruelties of war (peloponnesian wars) something he was well aware of and cared about. Known as gloomy because he wrote in a cave.
Figured out the approximation of pi. Created theorems for how the find the area of a circle. Replaced the shadow used in ancient Egypt with his own Screw pump. Also discovered stuff relating volume and the term "Eureka" is in tribute to him because that's what he shouted when he found out.
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