Robert Boyle and Medical Reform in the 17th Century

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Introduce pupils to the work of Robert Boyle and his influence on medical practice through a series of informational texts and discussion questions.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Administer each section as part of a jigsaw reading or individual research assignment pertaining to seventeenth-century medical philosophy
Classroom Considerations
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
Pros
  • Other topics covered include Claudius Galen, Galenism, and medical philosophy
  • Includes images of famous scientists and primary source documents
Cons
  • The resource is primarily a vague reference text that will require the teacher to supplement with much more research and instruction