Elizabethan Inventions By jael vickery and gigi zinkel

Science and Theory Inventions

The Scientific Method

Galileo was supposedly the first to sketch out the Scientific Method, and others built upon that idea.

The Compound Microscope

The vital tool was created by Hans and Zacharias Janssen in 1590. They were a dutch father and son team.

Human anatomy & physiology

Vesalius gave the first detailed drawing of the human body. He worked with Harvey, who was the first to discover blood circulation, therefore explain human physiology.

Leonardo Da Vinci's Inventions

The Horizontal water wheel

The invention was used to convert energy to machines like a millstone or a cutting blade.

The helicopter

Leonardo Da Vinci’s older drawings perfectly illustrated a 1940s helicopter.

The submarine

Leonardo Da Vinci first named this machine "a ship to sink another ship".

Technological Inventions

the printing press

J. Gutenberg created the printing press in Germany in 1450

The Pocket Watch

This decorative watch was invented by Peter Henlein in 1510

The Knitting Machine

Astronomical Inventions

The astrolabe

This invention calculated latitude and the position of stars and the sun. It was invented by the Greeks

The telescope

This was created by Galileo. It was said to be so strong he could see Saturn’s rings and 3 of Jupiter’s moons

The copernican theory

This theory was first proposed by Nicolaus Copernicus. It stated that planets rotated around the sun.

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