Scientific Revolution

Cole C. 2nd

What was the change?

In the mid- 1500's was the time of the Scientific Revolution. the change was when people decided to believe more in science then reality. the Scientific Revolution was a new way of thinking about the natural world. Scholars replaced old assumptions with new theories about the universe. European explorers traveled to other countries to study the activities of the animals that were unknown to Europe.

Who were the people associated with the change?

Johannes Kepler Biography


Newton was an English scientist that made theory's about motion. From his studies he put together the Law of Universal Gravitation. He said that the planets orbited around the sun using the Law of Universal Gravitation. he published a book called The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy which was one of the most important books written for science.

How did the change impact society at the time?

The Scientific Revolution changed the society in the 1500's- 1600's. It made people think more about what is going on in science. They had new advances in medicine and in technology. One of the advances in technology is that Newton made his own telescope and explored the stars. And with advances in medicine they were able to cure more diseases.

How is that change evidenced in today's modern society?

Since the 1500's and 1600's there has been advances from technology and cures for diseases. They now have more powerful microscopes that can see things far away from the earth. Back then it was a start in the world of medicine for diseases that were before unable to be treated. They used these new technologies to make it to the world that we live in to today. Today we can solve almost any disease that you could have. We can also see farther into space to see other galaxies.