A group of activities (in school, at the Museum and in the territory) that meet the requirements for Ministerial Projects and can be included in the POF or can be added during the year, to deepen the understanding of important themes with the help of experts and archaeologists.
The cost of materials is included in the activity fee and will be supplied by the operators. For classroom activities students will need pencils, earsers, glue, scissors, paints and white paper. For the activities at the museum students do not need anything.
Customized activities can be developed based on your needs, contact us for further information.
Myths, Legends and Incredible Stories
For Primary Schools
A cycle of two meetings: a two hour introductory laboratory in class and a two hour visit to the Museum.
1. You are Mythical!!! New! We will examine the meaning of myths as we look at the myths and stories that have been handed down to us. Bellerofonte and the winged horse Pegasus, the Museum’s symbol, will be the hereos of a pop-up art made in class.
2. The Pegusus Game.A visit to the Museum with its official game allows us to understand how antique myths influenced not only the sacred/religious spheres, but also everyday life through common objects.
Writing with the Etruscans
For Primary Schools
Cycle of three meetingsi: 2 two hour activities in class each with an introduction and a visit to the Museum with a two hour laboratory.
1. The origins of Writing. From the first cuniform symbols to Eygptian hierogliphics. Why did writing start? jIn what context? What are the most important systems of writing used in the Classical world?
2. From the Phoenicians to the Romans. How did the phoenetic system used by the Phoenicians spread to the entire Meditraean area? How was it adapted by the Greeks, Etruscans and Romans? An interesting investigation of alphabets, cultures and unknown facts.
3. Writing in the Museum. A visit to the Museum to look for Etruscan symbols and a laboratory on Etruscan writing.
Everyone is Crazy About Archaeology
For Primary Schools and First Level Secondary Schools
Cycle of two meetings>: a two hour in class introductive lesson and a two hour visit to the Museum with a laboratory activity.
1. Archaeological Sources. Why is the past underground? How can one predict what is under a street, a forrest or a home? Topography, cartography, reconnaissance, stratigraphy– names that will have no secrets for aspiring archaeologists.
2. From the dig to the Museum. Students will simulate an archaeological dig to familiarise themselves with the instruments used in archaeological research. But what happens to artifacts that have been brought to light during a dig?
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- Multidisciplinary Educational Activities