Leonardo's Machines


  • Jul 23 2010 3:20 PM

    John Garrett


    This resource was matched by a member of the Brokers of Expertise Standards Matching Team.
    Standard 7.8.5Detail advances made in literature, the arts, science, mathematics, cartography, engineering, and the understanding of human anatomy and astronomy (e.g., by Dante Alighieri, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo di Buonarroti Simoni, Johann Gutenberg, William Shakespeare)

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This Science NetLinks lesson highlights some of Leonardo da Vinci's futuristic inventions, introducing the elements of machines. Through the use of student interactives, this lesson provides an interesting context in which students can begin to develop their ideas about the uniqueness of humans in the natural world.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 8

    Topics: Technology, Science, Visual Arts, Engineering & Design, History-Social Science