Grade 7
A Closer Look
  da Vinci's Notebooks
(Use with pp. 320-321.)

Discover the fascinating world of Leonardo da Vinci by exploring these sites on the Internet

Leonardo da Vinci: Scientist, Inventor, Artist
Learn more about Leonardo the scientist, inventor, and artist at this extensive site. You can view images from a traveling exhibition on da Vinci, find information on his inventions and other work, and learn how his life and work fit into the Renaissance in Europe.
http://www.mos.org/leonardo/index.html

Vinci: Leonardo's Home Town
Come to Vinci, Italy to inspect Leonardo da Vinci's drawings, learn about his life, and see his home town. The Leonardo Museum in Vinci displays his sketches of a bicycle, parachute, floats for walking on water (they look like skis!), and other inventions that influence our lives today.
http://www.leonet.it/comuni/vinci/

 


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