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Click the MindTap link in the Get Started module. Once in MindTap:
Scroll down to Unit 3: The Early Modern West.
Click on Chapter 16: Toward a New Heaven and a New Earth: The Scientific Revolution and the Emergence of Modern Science.
Click on the link for Chapter Review and Chapter Activities.
Select Reflection Activity: Photo 16.2 ”Medieval Conception of the Universe.”
Read the passage. Do not answer the reflection questions within MindTap. You will submit your work in a separate document through Canvas.
In a Word document, answer the following questions. Your answers should be two to three paragraphs in length and at least 300 words in total.
Compare the images in your text of the Medieval Conception of the Universe and the Copernican System.
Why was the medieval church convinced that Earth, as the home of humankind, must be positioned at the center of the universe?