Scientific Revolution

Genesis T. 3rd period

What was the change?

  • People began to reject unproven theories in the 16th and 17th century.
  • Scientists started testing these theories to prove them right.
  • Later in time, the telescope was invented and Robert Boyle started experimenting with gases.
  • There are 4 main people who are seriously involved with the scientific revolution.


Who were the people associated with the change?

Isaac Newton

Physicist and mathematician known as one the most influential scientists of all time.


How did the change impact the society at the time?

  • The Scientific Revolution was a new way of thinking.
  • It brought society in Europe out of the religion imposed dark ages and forced religions to become even more duplicitous.


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

People combined philosophies from the Scientific Revolution and made modern day philosophies and theories.