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History of Europe
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What fields did the Scientific Revolution focus on?
Mathematics, physics, anatomy, and chemistry.
What are the approximatedates of the Scientific Revolution?
1550 to 1700
Theories by these three Ancient Greek & Roman philosophers were overturned during the scientific revolution:
Aristotle, Ptolemy, & Galen
The context & need for technology of this movement helped spur the Scientific Revolution:
The Age of Exploration
This astronomer introduced the heliocentric theory of the universe?
What did this theory go against?
Ptolemy's geocentric model and biblical doctrine
What is the difference between geocentric and heliocentric models?
Geo places the earth in the center of the universe & heliocentric places the sun in the center
What instrument helped Galileo further the work of Copernicus?
What happened to Galileo after he published the Starry Messenger?
The Roman Inquisition and Catholic Church made him recant his teachings.
How did Sir Issac Newton build on the teachings of Copernicus & Galileo?
He introduced universal law of gravitation in which planetary motion is guided by gravity
What is anatomy?
study of the internal organs and structure of the body
Study of anatomy overturned this ancient physician?
This anatomist described the circulation of blood from the heart?
These two scientists introduced inductive and deductive reasoning?
Descartes and Francis Bacon
Both of these thoughts on reasoning helped introduced this scientific approach?
The Scientific Method
This approach focused science on these concepts to prove theories?
Experiments and data collection
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