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Revising individuals from the Medicine Development Study

The purpose of this lesson is to revise key individuals from the medicine development study. My students often get them mixed up so I have devised a number of activities to help them remember the work of key individuals. I have brought 3 of the activities together here to create a revision lesson. A mixture of visual, oral and written activities consolidates students’ knowledge. Downloads A WORD v...

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Simulating an Early Nineteenth-Century Surgical Operation

This activity, by Andy Harmsworth, helps students to get to grips with the surgery strand of SHP’s development study of medicine. You and your students carry out a short classroom simulation of a surgical operation at the beginning of the 19 th century. The activity is used after studying the development of surgery before 1800. It provides a lively and memorable introduction to a series of lessons...

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History Around Us: Archaeology and NMR

This guidance is based the workshop at the 2009 SHP Conference by Mary Mills, Catherine McHarg and Ian Coulson, ‘Dig it with NMR’. The workshop provided a range of resources and ideas for engaging pupils in archaeological enquiry using the websites of English Heritage and the National Monuments Record. Two particularly useful resources from the workshop are: A handout (in PDF) which explains how E...

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