Animaniacs: Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel
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  • History → Renaissance → Michelangelo

This clip provides background information on the famous Italian artist, Michelangelo, and jokingly explains that popular culture has influenced the public to think of him as a Ninja Turtle. It mentions the artist's most famous works, the Statue of David and the Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, and gives a fictional depiction of his work on the masterpiece that is the Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.

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  1. What is the Renaissance known for?
  2. What is the relationship of the Ninja Turtles to the Renaissance?
  3. Where is Michelangelo's masterpiece?

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  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify major causes and describe the major effects of the following important turning points in wo...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain the relationship among Christianity, individualism, and growing secularism that began with t...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    The student understands the causes, characteristics, and impact of the European Renaissance and the ...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain the political, intellectual, artistic, economic, and religious impact of the Renaissance

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