Renaissance Medicine Teacher Resources
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Ancient and Renaissance Medical Figures
In this medical history worksheet, students study the work of Asceplios, Hippocrates, Galen, Vesalius, Pare, and Harvey as they read about the work during ancient and Renaissance times.
History of the Renaissance Video
In this Renaissance worksheet, students watch a Renaissance video and respond to 13 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, and 6 drawing questions.
Substances Used In Medicine
In this medicine history worksheet, middle schoolers 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.
Pieter Bruegel the Elder Northern Renaissance
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.
The Geography of the Renaissance
High schoolers complete a portfolio of research about the geography of the Renaissance. They locate three key Renaissance cities on historic and contemporary maps of Europe and identify customs and traditions for three Renaissance cities.
The Geography of Renaissance
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.
Humanism in the Renaissance
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.
Medicine in Ancient Greece
First graders explore ancient civilizations by researching medical technology. In this modern medicine lesson, 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.
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.
Martin Luther's Reformation in Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Ninth graders use literature to understand the Renaissance and Reformation. In this European history instructional activity, 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.
The Men of the Renaissance
For this men of the Renaissance worksheet, students 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.
A Timeline of Medical Development During the Renaissance
In this Timeline of Medical Developments worksheet, students are given a t-chart with dates and space to write about medical discoveries, publications, and inventions which may have influenced medicine.
Women in Science: Marie Anne Lavoisier and Ann Bancroft
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.
Andreas Vesalius: Background Information
In this medicine history worksheet, middle schoolers 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.
How Art Can Help You Analyze
"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.
Medicine Through Time Overview
In this medicine history learning exercise, students use the information about the history of medicine to complete the table. Students complete 5 sections in the table.
Sail Through History: American West and History of Medicine
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.
Not Everyone Lived in Castles During the Middle Ages
Students complete a variety of online activities surrounding their study of the Middle Ages. They focus on the various levels of the class sytem and then role play a member of a given class.
Use projects, real-world activities, and games to bring precalculus to life for students.
Changes in Medicine: The Renaissance
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.