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AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - The Beginnings of Change

AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - The Beginnings of Change

AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - The Beginnings of Change • The impact of the Renaissance on Britain: challenge to medical authority in anatomy, physiology and surgery; the work of Vesalius, Paré, William Harvey; opposition to change. • Dealing with disease: traditional and new methods of treatments; quackery; methods of treating disease; plague; the growth of hospitals; changes to the training and status of surgeons and physicians; the work of John Hunter. • Prevention of disease: inoculation; Edward Jenner, vaccination and opposition to change.

By liam0001

The Great Plague

The Great Plague

AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - The Beginnings of Change Describe the causes, preventative measures taken and impact of the Plague during the Early Modern period in Britain. Explain the methods used to prevent and treat the Plague during the Early Modern period in Britain. Lesson Objective: to what extent did the Plague in Early Modern Britain change history?

By liam0001

Thomas Coram and the Growth of Hospitals in Early Modern Britain

Thomas Coram and the Growth of Hospitals in Early Modern Britain

AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - The Beginnings of Change Describe the changes in hospitals within Early Modern Britain. Explain how and why hospitals within Early Modern Britain changed from those in the Middle Ages. Lesson Objective: how far did hospitals change between the Middle Ages and the Early Modern period in Britain?

By liam0001

The Genius of Burton, Sharp, Floyer, Cheyne, Lind and Gordon in the Renaissance

The Genius of Burton, Sharp, Floyer, Cheyne, Lind and Gordon in the Renaissance

AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - The Beginnings of Change Describe the work of Robert Burton, Jane Sharp, Sir John Floyer, George Cheyne, James Lind and Alexander Gordon. Explain how and why the work of Robert Burton, Jane Sharp, Sir John Floyer, George Cheyne, James Lind and Alexander Gordon affected medicine. Lesson Objective: how far did the work of Robert Burton, Jane Sharp, Sir John Floyer, George Cheyne, James Lind and Alexander Gordon advance medical knowledge?

By liam0001

The Genius of William Harvey and Thomas Sydenham in the Renaissance

The Genius of William Harvey and Thomas Sydenham in the Renaissance

AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - The Beginnings of Change Describe the work of Andreas Vesalius, Ambroise Pare, William Harvey and Thomas Sydenham. Explain how and why the work of Andreas Vesalius, Ambroise Pare, William Harvey and Thomas Sydenham affected medicine. Lesson Objective: how far did the work of Andreas Vesalius, Ambroise Pare, William Harvey and Thomas Sydenham advance medical knowledge?

By liam0001

The Genius of Ambroise Pare and Andreas Vesalius in the Renaissance

The Genius of Ambroise Pare and Andreas Vesalius in the Renaissance

AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - The Beginnings of Change Describe the work of Andreas Vesalius, Ambroise Pare, William Harvey and Thomas Sydenham. Explain how and why the work of Andreas Vesalius, Ambroise Pare, William Harvey and Thomas Sydenham affected medicine. Lesson Objective: how far did the work of Andreas Vesalius, Ambroise Pare, William Harvey and Thomas Sydenham advance medical knowledge?

By liam0001

Medicine: Prevention and Cures in Early Modern Britain and the Renaissance

Medicine: Prevention and Cures in Early Modern Britain and the Renaissance

AQA GCSE History: Britain: Health and the People: c1000 to the Present Day - The Beginnings of Change Describe new and traditional methods of treating disease in Early Modern Britain. Explain the reasons why traditional or quack medicine was used to treat disease and illness in Early Modern Britain. Lesson Objective: how far did the treatment and care of the sick improved in Early Modern Britain.

By liam0001

The Renaissance Crossword Puzzle

The Renaissance Crossword Puzzle

This crossword puzzle on the Renaissance is a great vocabulary review for students and contains the following: 1. Blank Version without word bank 2. Blank Version with word bank 3. Answer Key Vocabulary Words: ♦ Christopher Columbus ♦ Florence ♦ Galileo Galilei ♦ Italy ♦ Leonardo da Vinci ♦ Michelangelo ♦ Niccolo Machiavelli ♦ Nicolaus Copernicus ♦ Patricians ♦ Raphael ♦ William Shakespeare

By ScienceSpot

Edexcel GCSE History, Early Elizabethan England, 1558-1588: Complete Unit

Edexcel GCSE History, Early Elizabethan England, 1558-1588: Complete Unit

Edexcel GCSE History, Early Elizabethan England, 1558-1588 Complete set of lessons for each of the 3 topic areas in this unit. Topic 1: Queen, Government & Religion, 1558-1569 - Lesson 1 - The Situation on Elizabeth's Accession - Lesson 2 - The Settlement of Religion - Lesson 3 - Challenges to the Settlement - Lesson 4 - The Problem of Mary, Queen of Scots Topic 2: Challenges to Elizabeth at Home and Abroad, 1569-88 - Lesson 1 - Plots and Revolts at Home - Lesson 2 - Relations with Spain - Lesson 3 - Outbreak of War with Spain - Lesson 4 - The Armada Topic 3: Elizabethan Society in the Age of Exploration, 1558-88 - Lesson 1 - Education and Leisure - Lesson 2 - The Problem of the Poor - Lesson 3 - Exploration and Voyages of Discovery - Lesson 4 - Raleigh and Virginia

By MrTHistory