Leonardo

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Leonardo

  1. 1. LEONARDO DA VINCI – a powerful mind<br />1452-1519<br />
  2. 2. The genius<br />cartographer<br />engineer<br />Painter<br />MATHEMATICIAN<br />inventor<br />sculptor<br />naturalist<br />
  3. 3. Early life<br />Leonardo was born in the middle of the 15th century, and started painting and designing at a very early age. Would you like to know about his early period of life?<br />Take a look at this site, http://www.notablebiographies.com/Ki-Lo/Leonardo-da-Vinci.html<br />
  4. 4. APPRENTICESHIP<br />Youhaveread he wasanilegitimatechild and always livedwithhisfather, but ...wheredid he go at theage of 15? Whowashismaster in art at that time? How oldwas he when he leftthisworkshop? Whataretherumoursaboutthemaster and Da Vinci?<br />Have a look at thiswebsite, http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/336408/Leonardo-da-Vinci<br />
  5. 5. His famous paintings<br />The last supper, the Gioconda, the Virgin of the Rocks, Saint John the Baptist, Annunciation…….These are some of the most famous of his works, can you tell us something about a couple of them?<br />Look here, http://www.leonardo-da-vinci-biography.com/leonardo-da-vinci-painting.html<br />
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  7. 7. This is a sample of the way he took notes. How is it called?<br />Mention any important contribution of Leonardo we use today and comment.<br />http://library.thinkquest.org/3044/adv_skch.html<br />
  8. 8. What is this famous drawing? When did he do it? What kind of study was Leonardo doing here?<br />http://leonardodavinci.stanford.edu/submissions/clabaugh/history/leonardo.html<br />
  9. 9. Points for reflexion<br />What would have happened if Leonardo could have built many of his inventions?<br />How long did we take to use a tank?<br />How many years passed before we “invented” photography?<br />What about the ball bearings and the steam machine?<br />Would our world be different today if Da Vinci’s notes had survived?<br />What other man in history has given so many contributions to the worlds of art and science?<br />Think of all these questions.<br />

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