Scientific Revolution

Diamond A. 5th Period

What was the change?

A few scholars published works that challenged the ideas of the ancient thinkers and the church. As these scholars replaced old assumptions with new theories, they launched a change in European thoughts. the Scientific Revolution was a new way of thinking about the natural world.

Who were the people associated with the change?

How did the change impact society at the time?

  • Age of Exploration led Scientists to study natural world more closely.
  • Other things to be discovered, things unknown to ancients.
  • Navigators needed more accurate instruments, geographic knowledge.
  • Scientists examined natural world, found it did not match ancient beliefs.

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