JHS 189 Endalkachew Tedla 822 8/15/12 Science Essay- Sir Isaac Newton
Sir Isaac Newton was one of the most brilliant mathematician and scientist ever in the United States. I will be discussing his childhood, through his academic fields, through his life.
Sir Isaac Newton was born on December 25, 1642 during the time of enormous strife for Great Britain. Isaac Newton father had died three months earlier because of illness and Isaac was born prematurely. Isaac was a sickly newborn infant, and survived and spent his first three years in a two-story gray limestone house. He was three when his mother remarried to local minister Barnabas Smith. His mom left Isaac so the wealth could increase and she moved to North Witham church, few miles away from where Isaac was living. Isaac stayed in Woolsthorpe Manor in the care of her mom parents; he had little contact with his mother for the next seven years. Isaac was never happy during this time period. He started formal lessons in small day schools in nearby villages of Skillington and Stoke, this is what Isaac wrote in his book, “There is no room for me to sit…I am sore afraid,” he considered suicide. In 1653, Barnabas smith died so Hannah moved back with Isaac, the reunion was when Isaac was 11.
Isaac went to King’s School; he continued to study Latin Greek, the literature written in these languages, and bible. Isaac never got along with his classmates at King’s School. He started to build many mechanical models and devices by using, The Mysteries of Nature and Art. He copied long passages with helped him built kites, sundials, and small working windmills. He made an experiment when he was 15 on how strong winds affect how far someone can jump. Isaac continued...
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