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Origins of Scientific Revolution : Origins of Scientific Revolution Ms. Foster 7 th Grade Medieval and Early Modern Times Accessing Prior Knowledge : Focus Question: How did the Renaissance and Age of Exploration impact the Scientific Revolution? Accessing Prior Knowledge Remember me? Renaissance was a rebirth of ancient science, art, and philosophy. Inspired new scholarship Humanism During the Renaissance, new inventions helped sparked a renewed interest in science. Age of Exploration Revolutionized the geographic knowledge of the world Focus Question: Focus Question How did the Renaissance and Age of Exploration impact the development of the Scientific Revolution? Discuss with group and write response in Guided Notes Ancient and Medieval Science : Ancient and Medieval Science The Scientific Revolution had its roots in ancient medieval worlds. Using logic and reason, the Greeks tried answering scientifically driven questions. Rationalism is the belief that knowledge can be gained through the use of reason. Ancient and Medieval Science: Ancient and Medieval Science Islamic Science Falling the fall of the Roman Empire, interest in Greek rationalism and science declined. Muslim and Jewish Scholars preserved the majority of Greek writings. Muslim scholars contributed to new ideas Muslim mathematician developed a new branch of mathematics, known today as Algebra. Ancient and Medieval Science : Ancient and Medieval Science Medieval View In the 1200s, Europeans began to examine writings from Greek and Islamic Science. Blend ancient science with Christian teachings and the result was Earth at the center of the universe. The idea of an Earth-centered universe was based on the writing of Aristotle. Aristotle had divided the universe into lower and higher realm. He continued to state that Earth is heavy, imperfect, and changeable. The higher realm was made up of heavenly bodies that move around the Earth. The view of the universe fits perfectly with Christian beliefs. The Church argued that God had put Earth at the center because it was home to Gods most important creation, humankind. Critical Thinking Question #1: Critical Thinking Question #1 What facts would you select to prove that an idea of the ancient Greeks was adopted by the Christian Church? Discuss with group and write response in Guided Notes Science During the Renaissance : Science During the Renaissance Three important factors that inspired this renewed interest in science: Humanism During the Middle Ages, scholars that that the purpose of science was to justify religious truth. Renaissance humanists, advocated, to challenge accepted beliefs, even those of religion. Valued individual scholarship and genius Factor : thing that influences or causes situations. Leonardo da Vinci Science During the Renaissance : Science During the Renaissance Three important factors that inspired this renewed interest in science : Global Exploration Age of Exploration influenced the renew of science Europeans began to explore new lands in Americas, Africa, and Asia. Brought back unfamiliar plants and animals Limitations of ancient and medieval science. More information yet to be discovered. Science During the Renaissance : Science During the Renaissance Three important factors that inspired this renewed interest in science : New Tools of Science The telescope increased people’s abilities to see distant objects. The telescope assisted scientists to see other stars and planets. A microscope is a device that uses a lens to magnify objects. A Barometer is an instrument that measures change in air pressure. Critical Thinking #2: Critical Thinking #2 How did humanism, exploration, and new inventions create conditions for the Scientific Revolution? Discuss with group and write response in Guided Notes 3-2-1 Activity : 3-2-1 Activity Using the handout provided, complete the following activity prior to departing class: List three things you learned today List two things you want to learn more about List one questions that concerns you

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