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  • came up with the heliocentric universe theory
  • Polish astronomer and mathematician
  • was also a translator, artist, physician, and scholar.
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  • invented the telescope using two lenses and a lead pipe.
  • realized that the solar system was heliocentric, and was promptly persecuted for it by the Church.
  • found that the milky way was not a light in the sky but a cloud made of many nebulas and stars
  • first person to create laws about inertia and gravity
  • first to discover sunspots and he also discovered many stars
  • study other sciences, like math, medicine, and poetry.
  • British mathematician and physician
  • invented calculus
  • three laws of motion, and the law of gravity
  • came up with the Binomial Theorem
  • His achievements helped other scientists like Einstein be able to discover the Theory of Relativity and Nuclear Fission.
  • After Rome fell, however, during the Middle Ages, people forgot all these things.
  • that led to the birth of modern science
  • for themselves instead of accepting how things were
  • Muslims in Asia and Africa, though, were able to preserve the ideas of these great Greek and Roman thinkers. They translated them and then added their own ideas to them--to learn more about muslim thinkers, see this link. As the Europeans came out of their Dark Age, they began to learn from the muslims when trade and conflict brought Europeans and Arabs together. As they read and learned, their own view of the world became more rational and expanded their view of the world.
  • Rome and Greece the idea of humanism was passed on to the Arabs. When the Europeans started to make contact with the Arabs, these ideas were brought back. Education, government, technology, and science made it possible for this time of major change, discovery and exploration. Many discoveries and inventions were made in this time period by great thinkers still impact the world today.
  • It sparked their curiosity, and started the Scientific Revolution.
  • read and write by themselves and the printing press made books much cheaper and available to a wider audience. When the time came, the government provided money, supplies and education for explorers.
  • Together, education, government, technology, and science created the perfect mix for the Scientific Revolution and exploration.
  • began to explore the world around them.
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      Self Paced:  Copy this question into your document and then answer it.  How did the Muslims aid the Renaissance and the scientific revolution?  
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      Self Paced:  Explain the concept of the Perfect MIX?
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      When people began to explore the world around them and learned to read and write by themselves. Education, government, technology, and science created the perfect mix for the Scientific Revolution.
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      Self Paced:  Explain the importance of at least 2 of these key figures of the Scientific Revolution?  Explain how the Catholic Church reacted to these ideas? 
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      Self Paced:  From the list of inventions, how could these inventions help in exploration? 
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Medieval Health - 0 views

  • by the stars,
  • Health was controlled by the stars, and affliction was a sign of impurity of the soul-a curse from God.
  • Health was controlled by the stars, and
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  • Barbers doubled as surgeons, and a good bleeding was often the cure prescribed
  • Disease was a constant concern, as was infection from injuries
  • treatments for the sick were quite often out of reach, especially for the poor
  • Superstition and ignorance reigned during the Middle Ages
  • Hygiene was not always a priority and medieval diets were lacking in vital nutrition
  • Hospitals began to be constructed, and schools established for those wishing to practice medicine
    Medieval Life
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Aerodynamics & Hydrodynamics Science Fair Project Ideas - 0 views

    A good website to find out topics about science fair. Most of the topics are based on Aerodynamics and Hydrodynamics. 
Garth Holman

32,000-Year-Old Plant Brought Back to Life-Oldest Yet - 0 views

  • The oldest plant ever to be regenerated has been grown from 32,000-year-old seeds—beating the previous recordholder by some 30,000 years.
  • hat had been buried by an Ice Age squirrel near the banks of the Kolyma River (map). Radiocarbon dating confirmed that the seeds were 32,000 years old.
  • But some of the immature seeds retained viable plant material.
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  • The new study suggests that permafrost could be a "depository for an ancient gene pool," a place where any number of now extinct species could be found and resurrected, experts say.
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