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1

________ used spells and magic formulas to try to change one substance to another

alchemists

2

_________ believed that positions of stars influenced human life.

astrologers

3

_________ relied on religious teachings and works of classical thinkers to explain mysteries of nature

natural philosophers

4

during the era of the _________, people began using experiments and mathematics to understand many mysteries

scientific revolution

5

Johann Kepler published his ________ (____) to eventually prove the Heliocentric theory

laws of planetary motion (1609)

6

through his own telescope, Galileo was able to view ________, ________,________, and _______

mountains on moons
rings on Saturn
Sun spots
Moons around Jupiter

7

church scholars disapproved Galileo's theory because it contradicted the ______

bible

8

an english-Irish chemist, ________, helped pioneer the modern science of chemistry.

Robert Boyle

9

and English chemist, _______, discovered the element oxygen in 1774 and ______, french scientist, later named it

joseph Priestly
Antoine Lavoisier

10

before Lavoiser, people believed _______ was an element

fire