Leonardo Da Vinci Webquest and Video Analysis with Key- this is a 14 page document that contains a webquest and a completed teachers key for easy marking. It contains 31 questions based on Biography.com, History.com, and a SciShow YouTube video.
Students will begin this activity by watching the SciShow video: Great Minds: Leonardo Da Vinci. The video will discuss the great scientific achievements of Leonardo Da Vinci. His fascination with flight, invention of flying machines, architectural skills, research of human anatomy, and work with the properties of water are all covered. The video shows many of Da Vinci's greatest works and discusses how people today still use him as a source of research and reference. Following the video, students will proceed to the biography.com site where they will watch a video which will discuss more of Da Vinci's artistic achievements. Vitruvian Man, the Mona Lisa, and the Last Supper are all discussed. To complete the assignment, students will use the history.com site to complete a basic biography about Leonardo and learn more about several of his art pieces.
This webquest can be easily used as an introduction to the topic, a study guide, or a quick and easy sub plan.