scientific revolution

by: cheyenne lunford

What was it?

Movement that took place in the sixteen and seventeen century in Europe,which was a major change in Europe,in which the study of natural world began to be characterized by careful observation and the questioning of accepted beliefs.


The scientific revolution increased wealth in Europe, thanks to colonial-plunder and slavery sponsor science,and technology and education.

What was the geocentric theory? Why did people believe it?

Geocentric theory was that earth is at the center of the universe and the stars and planets revolve around earth.People believed this because they didn't have scientific proof.The idea came from Aristotle,the Greek philosopher of the fourth century B.C..Greek astronomer Ptolemy expanded the theory in the second century A.D

people associated with the change


Was an English physicist and mathematician who is one of the most influential scientists of all time and as a key figure in the scientific revolution. Helped bring together their breakthroughs under a single theory of motion.His greatest discovery was that the same force ruled motion of the planets and all matter on the earth and in space.

What was the scientific method? which scientist contributed to it?

The scientific method is a body of techniques for investigating phenomena, acquiring new knowledge, or correcting and integrating previous knowledge.culture, Galileo is generally credited with being the father of the scientific method.

New technologies of the Revolution:

  • cotton gin
  • electric lighting
  • telephone
  • telegraph
  • railroads
  • steamboats
  • inventions and technology

Effects of the revolution:

Other scientist began to study the secrets of nature on earth.the observation and the use of the scientific method eventually became important in many different fields.Scientist developed new tools and instruments to make the precise observations that the scientific method demanded.

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

These thinkers helped to usher in a movement that changed the age-old relationship between a government and its people,and eventually changed forever the political landscape in numerous societies.