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The experiment is at the heart of this way of reaching the truth about the nature of our universe.
Scientific Method
a method
Name the 5 steps of the Scientific Method.
State the Problem, Gather information & Form a Hypothesis,Experiment,Observe and record data, State a Conclusion.
No Hint
The idea that the Earth was fixed in space & the Sun and planets revolved around it is called?
Geocentric Theory
No hint
The theory that the SUN is the center of the solar system is called?
Heliocentric Theory
Greek word helios!
The Polish astronomer who first stated heliocentric theory was?
Copper on an Atwood
Ptolemy's theory stated that what was the CENTER of the known universe?
the Earth live on the planet!
This Tycho Brahe assistant proved Copernican theory, and proved that planets move in an eliptical orbit.
No hint
Galileo felt that Copernicus was right because he studied the planets, Sun & Moon with this.
the telescope
it was first used by the Navy
What major institution objected to the theories of Galileo, calling them heresy?
the Catholic Church
think Pope, big Papi
Name two things that happened to Galileo, "the father of experimental science," as a result of the Inquisition.
he was charged with heresy and his book were banned by the Church until 1992!
No hint
What was the first planetary object that Galileo saw with his telescope?
the Moon
One of these days Alice..right to the________!
Name the famous British "father of physics" who was born on the day Galileo died.
He loved to eat figs. Really! They're good for you.
What other important scientific idea did Galileo discover and prove before he died?
That gravity makes all objects fall at the same rate of speed.
They say he did this test from the Leaning Tower of Pisa.
What was Issac Newton's most important discovery?
They say that an apple conked him on the head!
Newton's idea that we can predict the pattern for all objects in the universe is called?
Scientific law
He was like...Moses to science!
What did Versalius study?
He had a body of evidence!
What did William Harvey discover through his research in anatomy?
How the heart pumps-circulatory system.
Without these there would be no Valentines Day!
Explain how both the models for change in the Renaissance & Reformation were different from the Scientific Revolution.
The models for the Renaissance & Reformation were the past...the Scientific Revolution the future.
think before and after
He wrote "Discourse & Method." I think therefore I am!
Rene Descartes
He was always on top of things...ala carte
Queen Elizabeth's favorite scientist..he said "the truth isn't known until investigation."
Francis Bacon
He was a real ham!