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  Below is a list of Web sites that relate to this program and others in the Medici series.

Leonardo de Vinci
Learn about Leonardo as a scientist, inventor, and artist in this site from the Boston Museum of Science. http://www.mos.org/leonardo/bio.html

Renaissance and Baroque Architecture
Get photos of buildings and structures created during the Renaissance and Baroque times.
http://www.lib.virginia.edu/dic/colls/arh102/index.html

Renaissance Musical Instruments
http://www.s-hamilton.k12.ia.us/antiqua/instrumt.html
Get sounds, pictures, and descriptions of instruments used during the time periods.

Renaissance Women
Examine the lives of Isabella d'Este and Catherine de Medici. http://www.yesnet.yk.ca/schools/projects/renaissance/
renaissancewomen.html


Renaissance Personalities
Get information on famous artists, architects, scientists, scholars, and other notable men and women of the Renaissance. http://www.yesnet.yk.ca/schools/projects/renaissance/

Florence, Italy
Visit Florence and the Uffizi Gallery.
http://www.uffizi.com
http://www.florence.net/eng/
http://www.arca.net/florence.htm

Virtual Renaissance Town
Explore the culture and lifestyle of the Renaissance by clicking around this online town. See what a school, shop, tavern, and restaurant were like at the time or step inside the VirRen Castle.
http://www.twingroves.district96.k12.il.us/Renaissance/
Town/Town.html


Renaissance
Discover the forces that brought about this rebirth in Europe. Site includes facts, links, and activities to help you understand changes in society, art, and science during the Renaissance
http://www.learner.org/exhibits/renaissance/

Leonardo de Vinci's Workshop
Explore Leonardo de Vinci's workshop. Site includes art history, activities, and games.
http://www.sanford-artedventures.com/play/leonardo/index.html

WebMuseum of Leonardo de Vinci
http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/vinci/

WebMuseum of Michelangelo
http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/michelangelo/

Virtual Tour through Renaissance Guilds
Experience applying for a guild apprentice card; meet masters who will teach you all that you will need to know to earn the status of journeyman (or woman) on the way to becoming a master in your own right.
http://www.twingroves.district96.k12.il.us/Renaissance/VirtualRen.html

Biblical Paintings of Michelangelo
http://www.christepiscopalschool.org/Trackstar/biblical_art.htm


Lesson Plan 1 | Lesson Plan 2 | Lesson Plan 3 | Lesson Plan 4


 
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For Teachers
- Lesson One
- Lesson Two
- Lesson Three
- Lesson Four

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