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All of what we about abou te physical laws which govern the universe has been discovered by scientists since the middle of the _____ century.
16th (the 1500s)
What are some of the discoveries of the universe?
1
2
3
1.laws of planetary motion,
2.laws of gravitation,
3.the gas laws
What are some of the scientific instruments developed in the 1500s?
1.
2.
3.
4.
1.thermometer - temperature
2.barometer - air pressure
3. telescope - view distant objects.
4. microscope - view small things
Why were most of the noteworthy improvements not made until after ther 16th century?
Because the technology advances we have made after the 16th century.
The ___ is the oldest record of man's past.
Bible
Because of our separation from God, many men sought answers to their questions in ____ alone instead of with the ___.
nature

Creator
___ are made up stories about God and heroes.
myths
Why were myths developed?
To explain how the universe came into being and how nature operates.
____ are people who believe that God is a part of nature and that nature is God.
Pantheists
_______ false beliefs based on fear and ignorance.
Superstitions