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Scientific Revolution Power Point

  1. 1. Factors that Contributed to the Scientific Revolution
  2. 2. The “spirit” of the Renaissance <ul><li>This helped to create a spirit of creativity and curiosity. </li></ul><ul><li>Remember the critical method and liberal arts education? </li></ul><ul><li>People want to look at the world here and now, not just look to religion like the MA. </li></ul>
  3. 3. The “spirit” of the Reformation <ul><li>Reformation made it ok to question old beliefs to find new answers. </li></ul><ul><li>Luther challenged the Church on its ways…if you can question religion, you can question the world around you too. </li></ul>
  4. 4. New tools <ul><li>Telescope </li></ul><ul><li>Microscope </li></ul><ul><li>Barometer </li></ul><ul><li>Thermometer </li></ul><ul><li>How does this help? </li></ul><ul><li>Accurate measurements! </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Scientific Method <ul><li>Use of Math. </li></ul><ul><li>Use of Experiments. </li></ul><ul><li>Repetition of experiments and observations. </li></ul><ul><li>Checking accuracy of each others’ work. </li></ul><ul><li>Demanding evidence instead of theory. </li></ul>
  6. 6. The success of the SciRev <ul><li>By getting results, the Scientific Revolution encouraged itself to continue. </li></ul><ul><li>Proved old beliefs about world wrong, made them question more old beliefs. </li></ul><ul><li>Geocentric universe out, Heliocentric is in. </li></ul>

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