This lessosn follows largely the same format as the previous one on Newton and physics: a brief discussion on the state of medical knowledge by 1500, focusing on the theory of the four humours, and then a step by step account of the contributions of Vesalius, Paracelsus, and the medical school at Padua, culminating in the theory of the circulatory system by William Harvey.
In the PowerPoint, the color flowchart develops slide by slide while other notes for the students scroll down the side. There are also extensive pictures with captions mixed in to illustrate the lesson and capture students’ interest. This packet also contains a student reading, flowchart, and the author’s own research notes which contain lots of details and interesting trivia.
NOTE: This Powerpoint comes with the flowchart in the older color scheme. However, it does have one slide with the newer color scheme if you want to convert the other slides.
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