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What is geocentric theory?
The earth was the centre of the universe and that the sun, moon, and planets revolve around the earth.
What is the Scientific Revolution?
The theory about the natural world and developed procedures to test those ideas.
What is the Scientific Method?
A new approach to investigation and discovery.
Who developed the scientific method?
Francis Bacon and René Descartes
Who recognised that the geocentric theory did not explain the movements of the sun, moon, and the planets accurately?
What is the heliocentric theory?
The earth revolves around the sun.
Who was the first scientist to create a complete model of the solar system?
What is a supernova?
A newly visible star that was far away.
Who sponsored Brahe?
King Frederick II
Who is Johannes Kepler?
He was the first astronomer to prove that the planets orbited the sun in an oval pattern, or ellipse.
What did Galileo built/discovered?
He built the first telescope.
He also discovered that the Milky Way was made up of stars.
How did Copernicus and Brahe differ in their views of the universe?
Copernicus said that the earth revolved around the sun while Brahe said that the sun revolved around the earth but the other five known planets revolved around the sun.
How did the Scientific Revolution have an impact beyond the realm of science?
Developed a new way to think about the natural world and how inventions started to work.
How did the scientific method change the way people learned about the natural world?
People now learned to answer things based on observation, not just guessing or based on fables and beliefs.
What effects did the Scientific Revolution have on art and architecture?
Artists learned human anatomy so they could paint the body. Much of the great art and architecture of the Renaissance was dedicated to the glory of God and would have been impossible without reason and science.
What are the three causes of the Scientific Revolution?
- Exploration and expansion of trade.
- Continuing study of ancient authorities.
- Development of scientific method.
Who developed calculus?
Isaac Newton and Gottfried von Leibniz
What impact did the invention and refinement of the telescope have on the field of astronomy?
The invention and refinement of the telescope enabled astronomers observe more deeply and accurately into space.
What is another name for Principia and what is then book about?
The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy. It's about the law of universal gravitation.
What was Copernicus's concern in his theory?
His mathematical formulas did not predict the positions of the planets very well and he did not want to face ridicule for these weaknesses.
What led scientists to study the natural world more closely?
The Age of Exploration
What are the steps of the scientific method?
1. Identify the problem
2. Form a hypothesis
3. Perform experiments to test the hypothesis
4. Analyze the results of the experiment
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