Science And Exploratition A Cp3

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Science And Exploratition A Cp3

  1. 1. By: Alejandro Caloca Period 3 12/8/09 Science and Exploration 12/08/09 Alejandro Caloca Period 3
  2. 2. Exploratory Tools <ul><li>Astrolabe - navigational instrument or gauging the altitude of the Sun and stars </li></ul><ul><li>Magnetic compass - compass based on a magnetic needle that points to the magnetic north </li></ul><ul><li>Early maps compiled by sea goers and cartographers </li></ul>12/08/09 Alejandro Caloca Period 3
  3. 3. Astronomy <ul><li>Galileo </li></ul><ul><ul><li>observed the moons of Jupiter </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tycho Brahe </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Suggested that all planets revolved around the sun, but the sun revolved around the earth </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Copernicus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Created the heliocentric model were Earth and the rest of the planets orbit the Sun </li></ul></ul>12/08/09 Alejandro Caloca Period 3
  4. 4. Exploration <ul><li>Columbus </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Journeyed to the New World </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Magellan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First to successfully circumnavigate the globe </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Marco polo </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Established trade between Asia and Europe </li></ul></ul>12/08/09 Alejandro Caloca Period 3
  5. 5. Alchemy <ul><li>Transmutation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Substances could be broken down and recreated into a completely different substance </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Alchemists believed that all substances were made of the same material </li></ul>12/08/09 Alejandro Caloca Period 3
  6. 6. Technology <ul><li>Guns </li></ul><ul><ul><li>replaced crossbows for military use </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Leonardo da Vinci </li></ul><ul><ul><li>War machines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Glider </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Diving suit </li></ul></ul>12/08/09 Alejandro Caloca Period 3
  7. 7. Geography <ul><li>Claudius Ptolemy </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Greek astronomer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Most notable mapmaker and cartographer of his time </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Printing facilitated mapmaking </li></ul><ul><li>World maps appeared around the 16 th century </li></ul>12/08/09 Alejandro Caloca Period 3
  8. 8. <ul><li>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alchemy </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.gap-system.org/~history/Biographies/Galileo.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/8371521.stm </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.hyperhistory.net/apwh/essays/cot/t0w20guns.html </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2002/12/13/1039656218782.html </li></ul><ul><li>Geography, cartography and nautical science in the Renaissance: the impact...  By W. G. L. Randles </li></ul>12/08/09 Alejandro Caloca Period 3

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