Scientific Revolution


scientific revolution

Was an intellectual revolution-where people grew more advance human knowledge even more important than the renaissance era where there were many major figures (leonardo,beethoven etc)


Galileo Galilei

GALILEO GALILEI-1)astronomer-he was the man that proposed that the earth and the planets revolved around the sun where as most people had believed ( from ptolemy's theory ) that the earth was at the center of The universe and the other planets revolved around the earth.

2)physics-he had discovered the law motion and graviton.where he explained inertia with the force of gravity on it


William Harvey- Harvey was the first man to study the blood flow of the human body by dissection and said there was a continous flow rather than many diffrent vessels carrying blood around the body.


Isaac Newton - Perhaps the most influential scientist of all time, Newton took the astronomy a step further (STUDYING GALILEO THEORY) and crafted models of the universe based on the law of universal gravitation. Newton explained his theories in his bookPhilosophia Naturalis Principia Mathematica,


Robert Boyle and jospeh Priestly - Boyle , a was physicist at Oxford college,who worked with his colleague robert hooke on the properties of air and experimenting on air pressure which resulted in the discovery of oxygen(priestly) and later on went on to study matter



Aristotelian System - The Aristotelian system was the broad term used to refer to the traditional view of the world expressed during the age of Aristotle by the ancients, and maintained and modified by the Church to fit with religious doctrine throughout the Middle Ages. The Aristotelian system included accepted truths about biology, physics, and most notably, astronomy. Many of these "truths" were proven wrong during the Scientific Revolution.


Doctrine of Uniformity - The doctrine of uniformity was an enormous step in the quest to integrate physics and astronomy. Developed by Galileo in his Dialogue on the Two Chief Systems of the World, the doctrine of uniformity states that corresponding causes produce corresponding affects throughout the universe. Thus, terrestrial physics may be used to explain the motion of heavenly bodies.


Universal Gravitation - The cornerstone of Newton's explanation of the organization of the universe, the law of universal gravitation states that every particle of matter attracts every other particle with a force proportional to the product of the two masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them.


Scientific Method - logical procedure for

gathering and testing ideas


Heliocentric - The term heliocentric describes the correct theory, first posed by Nicolas Copernicus, that the Earth is simply one of several planets which orbit the sun.


1:what impact did it have?

the scientific revolution change the way people had thought about the physical world surrounding us

2:how is the change evident?

we know what oxygen is and that planets revolve around the sun and that we have blood vessels and much more

3:what was the change

this revolution was a change in science and common sense and peoples basic knowledge of things around changed your thought process

4:who were people associated

Robert Boyle

Tycho Brahe

Galileo Galilei


William Harvey

Isaac Newton