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Showing Grade 7, Unit 8, Renaissance Europe
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Renaissance: What Inspired This Age of Balance and Order?

http://www.learner.org/exhibits/renaissance/index.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Renaissance,

Comments: This site was created by the Annenberg CPB Projects Exhibits.

Resource Type: True.

Resource ID: 2628

Sistine Chapel Virtual Tour

http://198.62.75.1/www1/sistine/0-Tour.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Take the virtual tour of the Sistine Chapel without the crowds and with all the time you need. The tour has 325 breathtaking images. Standard 7.8.5

Comments: This is one of the top rated museum sites on the internet. Be aware that since site administered by the Vatican, there are religious messages before the information and images from the museum begin.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2775

Vatican Exhibit Main Hall

http://sunsite.unc.edu/expo/vatican.exhibit/exhibit/Main_Hall.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This site is full of links to images and information about Rome's rebirth during the Renaissance. Standard 7.8.5

Comments: Visit this virtual museum. It's worth the trip.

Resource Type: Compilation of Links.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3337

Virtual Renaissance: A Journey Through Time

http://www.twingroves.district96.k12.il.us/Renaissance/VirtualRen.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This very rich site is organized around characters and trades that existed during the Renaissance. View the period from multiple perspectives. Standards 7.8.1, 7.8.4 and 7.8.5

Comments: If you are planning a Renaissance Faire, this is your site!

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3374

Why Is Mona Lisa Smiling?

http://www.thinkquest.org/library/site_sum.html?tname=13681&url=13681/data/davin2.shtml

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: This is an incredible student created webpage developed for the ThinkQuest program. It has information and links to a wonderful array of materials on Leonardo DaVinci and the Italian Renaissance. Learn about Leonardo's life and achievements as well as some of the mystery behind the famous Mona Lisa painting. Standard 7.8.5

Comments: Teacher Steve Feld says this site was created by his students in his multicultural classroom using 15 year old computers! It has won numerous awards. Visit and sign their guestbook.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3461

Ye Olde Renaissance Map

http://www.twingroves.district96.k12.il.us/Renaissance/GeneralFiles/Map.html

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Click on the various parts of this virtual museum of the Renaissance to discover how towns, universities, cathedrals, etc. operated during the European Renaissance. Meet major figures of the Renaissance such as Galileo. Use this infomation to research the Renaissance for your own class assignment or participate in the Guild Hall project available on the site. Standard 7.8.5

Comments: This site was developed as a ThinkQuest project by teachers and students at Twin Groves Junior High School in Illinois.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3564

Diego Velazquez

http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/velazquez/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Diego Velazquez was the court painter for the Spanish monarchy from 1623 to1660. He excelled in portraiture and grandiose historical scenes. He painted on a large scale with rather loose brushwork which is uncommon for the Baroque period. Standard 7.8.0

Comments: The thumbnails of the paintings enlarge for projecting.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 943

Giovanni Bellini

http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/auth/bellini/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Bellini, Giovanni (1430?-1516) was the founder of the Venetian school of painting. He raised Venice to a center of Renaissance art that rivaled Florence and Rome and brought to painting a new degree of realism, a new wealth of subject matter, and a new sensuousness in form and color. Here is a brief biography and examples of his work. Standard 7.8.5

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1379

High Renaissance

http://ramsites.net/~jeffersonln/index.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: The High Renaissance flourished for about 35 years from 1940 1527. Leonardo, Michelangelo and Raphael were the three men who embodied the major aspects of the period. This site has examples of their paintings, sculpture, and drawings with clear descriptive text. Standard 7.8.5

Comments: The site would be useful for whole class project. It is by Landon Jefferson but there is not information about him included.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1539

IMA Hero: William Shakespheare

http://www.imahero.com/herohistory/bard_herohistory.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a website about the playwrite William Shakespeare. It has a brief biography, a timeline, a bookstore, photos, and URL links. "Bear" in mind that this site is produced by a stuffed animal company. Standard 7.8.5

Comments: This is an easy-to-read site.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1680

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