Scientific Revolution

Caroline D 5th period

What was the change?

The scientific revolution was the point in time when people began to explore the wonders of astronomy, mathematics, science, and philosophy. This was during the 16th and 17th century.

Who were the people associated with the change?

How did the change impact society at the time?

The scientific revolution impacted society by causing many new ideas to form questioning popular beliefs. The discoveries made Europe spread outwards. The new discoveries made it useful for traders and people traveling. It also changed the way people viewed religion. Towards the end of the scientific revolution, it contributed to the Enlightenment because people began to realize that not everything they had been told was true.

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

Some of the same technology is still used today. Physics from Isaac Newton and the study of gravity. Also telescopes are used.

Turning Points in History - Scientific Revolution