Wednesday, 19 October 2011

The Science Museum's History of Medicine website

Palfijn obstetrical forceps,
Europe 1720-130 from
"Brough to life"
'Brought to Life', is a website provided by the Science Museum, London. It offers access to images of thousands of fascinating objects from the Museum's great medical collections. The site also incorporates detailed descriptions, introductions to major themes in the history of medicine and engaging multimedia.

This site is not only a valuable resource for teachers and student working on the history of medicine, and related subjects, in schools and universities, but it also engages people of all ages and interests in the story of medicine.

Example of interactives:

The Black Death
Try to manage an epidemic

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