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Art Sources Review

Title of Product:

Heinrich VI (der Löwe) - Henry VI the Lion

Country: Germany
Century: 1100 - The 12th Century
Topic: The Lion of Brunswyk
Image of the product:

Name of Author(s): Jürgen Mewes
Name of Producer: Jürgen Mewes
Language/s of Product: German
Target Group: students, people interested in historical issues, children (aged 8-15)
Overall Evaluation: excellent
Availability of community:
Mailing List
Objectives & Structure:
This webside doesn’t focus especially the brunswyk lion but tends to give an overview over the life of “Heinrich dem Löwen (Henry the Lion) VI”. The sculpture of the Brunswyk lion is a symbol for this sovereign who was never king himself but an important ally of german kings (Conrad and Barbarossa)
Description of contents:
Historical "CV" of Henry the Lion, told in a very amusing way.
Evaluation and Comments:
Overall Evaluation: excellent
Clarity of structure, logical sequence of contents: excellent
Usability / easiness of navigation: good
The website is interesting / stimulating: excellent
Educational and learning value: excellent
Quality and relevancy of content: excellent
Compatibility of the content with the target group: excellent
Suitability and quality of graphic interface: good
Degree and quality of interaction: fair
Exploitation of the electronic potential: fair
Availability and quality of simulation exercises: poor
Quality of the evaluation tools: poor
Possibility of printing/saving material or tests: poor
How the product could be improved?: this is not real
Description of how the website can be used with the students::
In order to show why and how the “lion of Brunswyk” came into being it is necessary to tell something about the historical circumstances. In this context this material can be used: To show that the sculpture of the lion isn´t only a sculpture but so much more a symbol for a period and a sovereign who was considered to be as strong and forceful as a lion.
Name of teacher: DJF
Name of School: CER
Country: Germany

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