The Scientific Revolution
Answer the questions on your own paper using complete sentences.
- What was the Scientific Revolution?
- What did Copernicus believe about the universe?
- What does heliocentric mean?
- What did Kepler prove?
- What did Galileo make observations with?
- Who did Galileo get in trouble with?
- What force did Newton have a theory about?
- What did Newton call his theory?
- Who invented the microscope?
- What did the microscope do?
- What could scientists do with the microscope they could not do before its invention?
- Who invented the thermometer?
- What does the thermometer do?
- What did Fahrenheit invent?
- At what what temperature does water freeze and boil?
- What does the barometer do?
- What do does the barometer help predict? How? (Look at the pictures on the right)
- What was Descartes’ simple statement?
- Explain the steps of the scientific method?
- What did scientific rationalism encourage people to do?