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Take a quick trip through the art that defined the Northern Renaissance. Focused on the art of Pieter Bruegel the Elder, this presentation shows his work and analyzes it in terms of social and historical context. Tip: This would be a good resource to use at an independent work station.
First graders explore ancient civilizations by researching medical technology. In this modern medicine activity, 1st graders discuss the modern medical world today and identify the similar ideas shared with Ancient Greece. Students define the Hippocratic Oath and the apprentice system which were both founded in Greece.
Learners use the internet to research the geography of the Renaissance. Using maps of Europe, they identify at least three key cities during the time period and discuss the main types of transportation. They research the various customs and traditions and examine the types of art that came out during the Renaissance.
Ninth graders use literature to understand the Renaissance and Reformation. In this European history lesson, 9th graders read Victor Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre Dame and compare its elements to the "95 Theses" and "Justification of Faith" that Martin Luther wrote about the Roman Catholic Church. Students identify current events that feature corruption and power and then write persuasive pieces about misuse of power.
Eighth graders explore and analyze the contributions of women in medicine as well as the concept of sexism. They assess multicultural content to explain the different scientific careers available to women and categorize the human and geographic factor that influence women's roles in the American culture.
The great men of science is the theme of this collection of science lessons designed for 5th graders. Galileo, Linnaeus, Just, and Julian are the scientists who are studied. Learners examine each man individually and complete activities to explore the discoveries, inventions, and contributions of each of these amazing scientists. This fabulous series of lessons would be well worth doing with your 5th grade class.