Scientific Revolution

Mirella P 7th period

What was the change?

The Scientific Revolutions was the a new way of thinking about the world. It began in Europe towards the end of the renaissance era and continued through the late 18th century. The renaissance enabled a scientific revolution which let scholars look at the world in a different light.

Who were the people associated with the change?

Newton

Issac Newton was born on January 4, 1687. He went to Cambridge University and studied mathematics and physics. He was important because he helped bring Copernicus, Kepler, and Galileo's accomplishments to one single theory of motion. He described the world as one giant clock that worked perfectly fine. He was also able to explain that mathematically. Which helped people understand more about what others have discovered in the past about the planets etc.


How did the change impact society at the time?

People started to ask themselves is it true or not. Churches started to fear the scientific revolution because then scholars started challenging them.That affected religions negatively.

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

We are still learning about their discoveries today in school. We use the scientific method today in science. People now a days accept the heliocentric theory.