This lesson is designed to evaluate the significance to several people in the discovery of the circulatory system in particular and of anatomy more generally. Perfect for Biology background or Medicine Through Time in History. It covers the importance of Galen, Vesalius and William Harvey in the Renaissance period and the supplying of cadavers in the 18th and 19th centuries.
The students use information from the handouts to decide whether William Harvey, Vesalius, Galen or the body snatchers were the most important in developing our understanding of how the body works and the circulatory system.
A4 page handouts of the different people.
A worksheet with all four people on two pages
A fully animated PowerPoint annotated with instructions.
This is pretty much a print and go lesson. I hope you find it helpful.
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