For the next few weeks, we will be studying the European Renaissance. You will use a variety of sources to learn about two aspects of the European Renaissance. You will develop a thesis about the topics you choose, write a research paper of 3 - 4 pages, and create a page of your sources (bibliography).
Renaissance background informationEdit
- Part I) Read this Renaissance website and take good notes on each of the sections. This must be completed before you move on to the research paper in Part 2. NOTE: The work you do on this section will become the introduction to your research paper.
Renaissance research paperEdit
- Part II) We will follow this webquest as a guideline. This is just a starting place. You will get a lot more information from the links in the next section.
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Browse around on this Renaissance website for tons of ideas for your paper.
This is a link to many more links about lots of Renaissance topics.
This is a good site for information about some famous Renaissance artists
Learn about the Italian Renaissance artists.
More about Italian Renaissance Artists
Visit the Sistine Chapel online
Check out this Leondardo da Vinci website
Another Leonardo da Vinci website
This is a good site for information on the Scientific Revolution
Find out more about how Islam infuenced science and the Scientific Revolution
Lecture notes on the work of Copernicus and Galileo
Biography of Nicolaus Copernicus
Women of the RenaissanceEdit
(See Political Figures for links to Queen Elizabeth I)
LOADS of links to Famous women of the Renaissance
Another great list of links for women of the Renaissance
General information on women of the Renaissance
The life of Joan of Arc
Information on Queen Elizabeth I
Lots of details about the life of Queen Elizabeth I
The life of Henry VIII
The life of Martin Luther
The life of Sir Thomas More
All you ever wanted to know about Niccolo Machiavelli
The Tupac Shakur - Machiavelli link
Medieval Europe projectEdit
Click on the links below for information on your research area.
General information on Life in the Middle Ages
Another general information link about the Middle Ages
Tons of Middle Ages links
Another cool website about Medieval Europe
Very cool site on Women in the Middle Ages
Good link about Medieval Castles
Lifestyles of Medieval Peasants
A guided tour of Medieval Europe
Good information on the Crusades
Black Plague link
Link to information on four Medieval Muslim scientists
"Dark Ages" Research paperEdit
Information on Africa during the Middle Ages
Interactive map of the Roman Empire
Europe Geography map games
Online interactive map game
Del.icio.us is a great way to search the web and to keep track of where you go.
How do I cite onlline sources from the world wide web my bibliography? Click here to find out how.
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