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For this Renaissance medicine worksheet, students answer 15 questions pertaining to the European Renaissance and changes and advances in medicine.
In this medical history activity, learners study the work of Asceplios, Hippocrates, Galen, Vesalius, Pare, and Harvey as they read about the work during ancient and Renaissance times.
In this Renaissance worksheet, students watch a Renaissance video and respond to 13 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, and 6 drawing questions.
In this medicine history learning exercise, students study prehistoric, Egyptian, Greek and Roman medicines. As they read the article, they also study the use of medicines from the Middle Ages into the 20th century.
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. 
Students explain that evidence of Humanism in the European Renaissance can be found in paintings from the Renaissance. They apply criteria of Humanistic evidence to paintings to determine their place in Renaissance history.
Students 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.
Fifth graders examine the rise of the Renaissance and the contributions and roles of various groups such as ancient Greeks, Muslim scholars, the aristocracy, the Catholic Church, and tradesmen. They develop and write a report on a Renaissance figure.
In this men of the Renaissance worksheet, middle schoolers study the list of points on this sheet about the life and work of Pare, Harvey and Vesalius. Students draw a column for each man and write out each statement under the appropriate name.
In this Timeline of Medical Developments activity, students are given a t-chart with dates and space to write about medical discoveries, publications, and inventions which may have influenced medicine.
In this medicine history worksheet, students use the information about the history of medicine to complete the table. Students complete 5 sections in the table.
In these reading strategies worksheets, students learn reading hints, tips and the S.A.I.L. reading strategy. Students use the methods to learn about American history and the history of medicine.
In this Changes in Medicine worksheets, students complete a graphic organizer listing the causes and effects of factors affecting medicine, causes of disease, and new features. Some examples are given.
Seventh graders explore several well documented artistic and scientific accomplishments that were discovered or perfected during The Golden Age of Islam. They are staff writers of a magazine who create a feature article about a topic vital to modern society
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.
Delve into medical history with this resource. This learning exercise includes the key points of William Harvey's theory on blood circulation as well as illustrations done by Leonardo da Vinci and 5 questions concerning Harvey's work. This learning exercise would be most effective if your class has already studied background information on Harvey, Harvey's work, and other scientists and artists that influenced his work.
In this medicine history worksheet, students read a 5 paragraph article about Andreas Vesalius and describe the main features of his work during the Renaissance as they answer 8 short answer questions.
"Close study of art can train viewers to study thoroughly, analyze the elements, observe, articulate them succinctly, and formulate questions to address the seeming inconsistencies." Show your young learners how the study of art enhances one's perception and communication abilities. Watch as educator Amy E. Herman walks you through a close review of Rene Magritte's Time Transfixed and exemplifies her use of critical thinking and analytic skills. This is an excellent resource to use at the beginning an art class or at the start of a unit on art analysis.
In this artists history worksheet, students read an excerpt about Leonardo Da Vinci. They suggest what natural abilities, attitudes, and personal characteristics he would have needed to do all the famous works that he painted. Students also name someone from the present who resembles Leonardo's genius.
Instruct your class on biomimetics while practicing reading comprehension with this worksheet. Learners read a passage that describes the efforts of scientists, starting with Leonardo da Vinci, to emulate nature to solve issues in engineering and other fields. After they read, class members answer 4 multiple choice questions. Answers are provided.

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