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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.

History of the Printing Press

Contains a printing history timeline and article about Johannes Gutenberg's invention.

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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