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Renaissance for Kids

  • Biographies of the Renaissance

    Features links to biographies of a great many key Renaissance figures.

  • Exhibits Collection: Renaissance

    Offers an introduction to the Renaissance with hands on activities where children can be a spice trader or explore Fibonacci numbers.

  • Johannes Gutenberg and the Printing Press

    Offers a brief introduction to Johannes Gutenberg and his invention of the printing press.

  • PBS: Medici - Godfathers of the Renaissance

    Examines the role played by the Medici family in the Renaissance and includes timelines and an interactive tour of Florence.

  • Printing: Renaissance and Reformation

    University of South Carolina exhibition provides images of books printed during the Renaissance and illustrations of printing presses.

  • The Renaissance

    Presents easy to read information about the Renaissance, including humanism, the Medici family, Renaissance art, Machiavelli, city-states in Italy and exploration. Includes downloadable tests.

  • Renaissance Connection

    Features explorations of renaissance art for children, plus timelines of the major changes brought about by this period in art, science, everyday life and trade.

  • Renaissance Personalities

    Presents biographies, written for children, covering Renaissance artists, patrons, politicians, explorers, scientists and scholars.

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