Scientific Revolution

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Scientific Revolution

What was It?The emergence of modern science during the early modern period. Developements in Math, Physics, Biology, Chemistry, and astronomy led to new views of society and nature.

The Scientific Revolution

Why was it Important?It introduced new ideas and methods, while abandoning the old ones, about science that revolutionized the way we look and think about society and nature. This has led up to the way we think about science today.

How is it connected to the Renaissance?The Renaissance was when people started questioning the authority of the church and started becoming creative and thinking new ideas. This eventually led to the Scientific Revolution.


Galileo Galilei1564-1642ItalianGalileo discovered four of Jupiter's moons, defended the theory of heliocentrism, and was the first to use a telescope to observe the sky.

Sir Isaac Newton1642-1727EnglishSir Isaac Newton is known for discovering the theory of gravity and is onw of the most famous scientists of all time.

Nicolas Copernicus1573-1543PolishCopernicus is known for creating the heliocentric model of the universe that placed the Sun, rather than the Earth, at the center.


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