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In the medieval period, universities taught medical students only from Latin texts, but during the Renaissance, scholars began to ask questions and think scientifically. They returned to original Greek ideas of observation and experimentation, leading to a revolution in medicine.
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27 June 2007

Classroom Ideas

Pupils might consider how we learn in science lessons today (through tests and experiments). From the clip they could mind map how scholars then learned and compare the various differences,

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