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Medicine in the Renaissance
The Renaissance was a period of many discoveries and new ideas. Students need to be able to esablish whether these discoveries led to improvements in the way that people were treated. Did the ideas of medical greats such as Vesalius, Harvey and Pare result in immediate, gradual or no improvements?
Ambroise Pare - coming soon
The Renaissance - a chart to summarise key features.
The Renaissance - a second summarising chart.
The Renaissance - timeline activity.
Enquiry into the impact of the Great Plague
Detailed overview of the renaissance with exam style activities.
Recomended revision links
BBC Bitesize offers revision tips and tests on renaissance medicine.
This revision diagram on schoolhistory.co.uk is very useful.
Got unanswered questions? Try this virtual interview, provided by activehistory.co.uk
EducationForum.co.uk hosts a very good revision lesson on the Renaissance.
Thinkinghistory.co.uk hosts a number of active learning lesson plans relating to medicine in the Renaissance era. This link is to a page of activities covering all aspects of the period 1500-1750, the medicine activities are easy to spot within this list.
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