Great Minds: Leonardo da Vinci

Hank Green expounds on the ahead-of-his-time scientific genius of the famous artist, Leonardo da Vinci. Described are da Vinci's studies of bird flight, engineering design, and human anatomy. If you were already impressed with this historical figure for his artwork, you will be even more impressed by his other talents! This is a terrific video to show in a world history or a life science class.

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Pros

  • Increases awareness of Leonardo da Vinci's genius
  • Flashing in text, paintings, and photographs add interest to the lecture
  • Combines science, art, and world history 
Cons

  • None