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1 Recall: Who hired artists to create paintings and sculptures?  Rich families and church leaders

2 Summarize: What was the result of artists studying astronomy and using techniques such as perspective?  Artwork was more realistic, or life-like, and the viewer felt more a part of it

3 Evaluate: Do you prefer to see a painting of a landscape that uses perspective? Why?  Not using perspective gives a painting a more “primitive” look that some people find appealing. However, using perspective makes the painting look more realistic

4 Recall: List four of Leonardo da Vinci’s areas of interest  1. painting  2. sculpture  3. anatomy  4. architecture  5. invention  6. engineering  7. cartography

5 Michelangelo figures/michelangelobuonarroti/

6 Make Inferences: What does it mean if someone is called a Renaissance man or woman?  They are very intelligent and have skills and knowledge in a wide range of areas

7 Science and Education

8 Recall: What mathematical symbols that we use today were created during this time?  Square root and positive and negative numbers

9 Identify Cause and Effect: Why did advances in mathematics lead to advances in architecture?  Architects use mathematics to help them build sound structures, such as domes and arches

10 Make generalizations: How did Brunelleschi combine engineering and architecture when constructing his giant dome?  Because the dome was too heavy for the walls to support, he engineered two thin, light layers that could be supported

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12 Recall: The foundations of modern astronomy developed out of what Renaissance discovery?  That the earth moves around the sun

13 Summarize: Why did Petrarch say that it was important to study history?  That the present age owes major debts to the past and that ignorance of antiquity results in “darkness and delusion”

14 How has the Renaissance influenced our culture?


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