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period when experimentation and mathematics explained mysteries

scientific revolution

2

attempted to mix metals to make gold

alchemist

3

position of the stars influenced people's lives.

astrologists

4

impact of the scientific revolution

people no longer explained the world in terms of religion, magic, and ancient writings.

5

new "tools" for study were _____, ______, and _________

experimentation
math
new instruments

6

ptolemy's theory:

" Geocentric" or earth-centered

7

ptolemy's theory explained

earth at center; everything else revolved around the Earth

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Ptolemy's theory accepted: 1_______, 2________

church supported theory
gravity not yet a theory

9

Copernicus' theory:

"Heliocentric" or Sun-centered

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2 things about copernicus' theory

sun at center
could not prove his theory

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planets travel in Elliptical orbit
planets travel faster when closer to sun
Relationship in time that it takes to travel around the sun

Kepler's law of planetary motion

12

Galileo invented the

telescope

13

galileo published his views and got

into contact with the church

14

Issac Newton proposed the

law of universal gravitation

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gave credibility to Copernicus' theory

laws on gravitation