Scientific Revolution

Amy C. 7th Period

What was the change?

It was a change in European thought, starting in the mid-1500s, in which the study of natural world began to be characterized by careful observation and the questioning of accepted beliefs. It was a new way of thinking that challenged traditional views into more scientific, logical views.

Who were the people associated with the change?

How did the change impact society at the time?

The scientific revolution helped stimulate people's sense of individualism. People began to question the church. It led to new ideas on the government, religion, economy, and education.

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

Because of the scientific method, scientists began to use different methods when gathering information and knowledge. Many inventions made during the scientific revolution are still used today- the law of the pendelum keeps your clocks in check, we now know that the Earth revolves , along with other planets, around the sun. The telescope is used today not only for study, but for other things as well.