This is a motivational lesson to inspire students to develop and interest into the life and achievements of Leonardo Da Vinci.

To keep students focused, give them these questions:
  1. What did Leonardo Da Vinci do?
  2. Where is Leonardo Da Vinci from?
  3. When did Leonardo Da Vinci live?

The documentry can either be accessed from Youtube or from CosmoLearning.

This will also lead into the second lesson, "10 Quick facts".

Curriculum Links:

Technology: Nature of technology
Students will:
Characteristics of technology
  • Understand how society and environments impact on and are influenced by technology in historical and contemporary contexts and that technological knowledge is validated by successful function.

Social Studies:
  • Understand how people remember and record the past in different ways.
  • Understand how people view and use places differently.

Science: Nature of science
Students will:
Understanding about science
  • Appreciate that science is a way of explaining the world and that science knowledge changes over time.