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The Physician (2013)

 
Concept featured in clip: Anatomy
Location of clip: (DVD)


Summary of clip: : Jesse wants to learn what causes side sickness in humans. However, at the time, dissecting the dead was considered necromancy and punishable by burning at the stake. So Jesse needed to conduct his research in secret. He is also learning the true placement of the organs in the body, since it was only assumed placements before.

Connection of flickclip to the concept: The very beginnings of understanding internal anatomy in humans and their true placements and positions.
Suggestions to teachers:

i. Suggested questions for students to when viewing the clip:
1. Why do you think Jesse is amazed when he opens the body?
2. Why is Jesse making sketches of hat he is seeing?
3. Why is Jesse wiping the organs with a cloth?
4. What do you think Jesse finds as the cause of side sickness?
5. What does everyone believe about the internal organs at that time?