- Medicine Anagram Sort A worksheet with anagrams of key words connected with medicine through time. When unscrambled the words have to be sorted into relevant categories.
- Medicine Overview Word Sort Jumbled periods, dates, people and causes to be sorted into correct categories.
- Prehistoric Medicine - True or False True or false statements about prehistoric medicine. Pupils have to answer and give evidence for their answers. Created for use with SHP text book.
- Prehistoric Medicine Quiz A multi-choice quiz about prehistoric medicine.
- Asclepion Temple Anagrams Anagrams of words related to the Asclepion temple.
- Four Humours Sentence Match Sentence matching activity.
- Hippocrates Information about Hippocrates with differentiated activities.
- Why Was Hippocrates Important? Writing frame for students to answer the question why Hippocrates was important.
- Up to Greece Wordsearch A wordsearch of key words in medicine up to Greece.
- Roman or Greek Anagram Sort Anagrams of words to be sorted into Roman or Greek.
- What Made Galen Famous Illustrated blank spider diagram.
- Dark Age Medicine Illustrated information sheet about medicine in the Dark Ages.
- Islamic Medicine Information sheet about Islamic medicine.
- Black Death Wordsearch A wordsearch of key words related to the Black Death.
- Medicine in the Middle Ages An illustrated information sheet about medicine in Europe during the Middle Ages.
- Middle Ages Medicine Wordsearch A wordsearch of key words connected with medicine in Europe during the Middle Ages.
- Medicine Through Time Test (to Middle Ages) A Knowledge test up to the Middle Ages.
- Medicine Through Time Test (to Middle Ages) Marks Scheme Mark Scheme for above test.
- Key Features of the Renaissance Illustrated worksheet outlining the key features of the Renaissance that had an impact on the development of medicine.
- Vesalius Anagrams Anagrams of words related to Vesalius.
- Vesalius/Paré connecting exercise Link the statements to the correct man.
- Industrial Medicine Wordsearch/Sort A wordsearch of key words associated with medicine during the Industrial Revolution coupled with a sorting activity.
- Industrial Medicine Picture Source A picture source showing living conditions during the Industrial Revolution period. With related questions.
- Edward Jenner An information sheet about the work of Edward Jenner.
- Florence Nightingale An information sheet about the work of Florence Nightingale.
- Germ Theory Wordsearch A wordsearch of key words related to the development of the Germ Theory.
- Louis Pasteur or Robert Koch? A matching exercise with statements that relate either to Louis Pasteur or Robert Koch.
- Individuals in Medicine - Who am I? Individuals describe their achievements and then ask 'who am I?'
- Medicine Through Time - Giant Crossword A giant crossword with clues related to all topics covered in Medicine Through Time.
- Medicine Through Time/ American West Revision booklet A four-page revision booklet with revision topics and hints and tips for the exam.
From the 1st century A.D. to the late 19th century, one medical compound reigned supreme over all other remedies: theriac. First concocted by a Greek king worried about poisons, theriac went from being a general antidote to snake bites to an all around panacea, used to treat everything from asthma to warts, including the Black Plague. Famous doctors throughout this long history experimented with the drug and... Read More
If you think, as some do today, that many drugs used as medicines are potentially deadly, consider what people living in medieval times were prescribed as curative agents—from ground up corpses to toxic mercury to crocodile dung. The annals of medieval medical history are full of substances that make us cringe. Yet people believed in these cure-alls and willingly took them when prescribed by a doctor of the... Read More
The Neo-Assyrian Empire used earthen ramps, siege towers and battering rams in sieges; the Greeks and Alexander the Great created destructive new engines known as artillery to further their sieges, and the Romans used every technique to perfection. That is to say, the Romans were not inventors, but they were superb engineers and disciplined, tough soldiers who fought against great odds and won, repeatedly.... Read More
Demetrius I, King of Macedon, invented many siege engines including battering rams and siege towers. For the Siege of Rhodes, he created the Helepolis, the Taker of Cities, a huge armored siege tower containing many heavy catapults.
The island city of Rhodes maintained its neutrality among the warring nations of the time, although it remained friendly to Ptolemy I of Egypt, the enemy of Demetrius of... Read More
In the first part of this series, we noted the siege equipment of the Assyrians consisted of complex battering rams, earthen ramps and a dedicated corps of engineers and sappers. Alexander the Great and the Greeks would take the next steps in the evolution of siege warfare. The Greeks had invented the catapult circa 399 B.C. Alexander innovated by fastening catapults and ballistas on the decks of ships to breach... Read More