“SCIENCE, ART AND MATHEMATICS”fOR ALL SCHOOL LEVELS
The daily educational program for 2016-2017, “Science, Art and Mathematics”, organized for schools by the Museum Herakleidon will begin on October 3rd, 2016
aiming to develop the students’ investigative reasoning in an environment of free inquiry and unconventional learning.
SCHOOL VISITS TO THE EXHIBITION "VOYAGE"OCTOBER 3, 2016-MAY 28, 2017
Special visits, organized for school groups
to the new exhibition "VOYAGE: Greek Shipbuilding and Seafaring from antiquity to modern times", in order that the students may be introduced to the rich history of Greek shipbuilding and seafaring
by an easy to understand and meaningful presentation.
THE ANTIKYTHERA MECHANISM3 october 2016-26 May 2017
This program will take place within the context of the new exhibition “VOYAGE” and is appropriate for students of the 5th-6th grades of elementary school, middle school and high school. Its aim is to bring the students in contact with the first astronomical calculator of antiquity through a captivating historical overview and interactive experiments.
MR. HOLMES’ STORIES AND OTHER MYSTERIES3 OCTOBER 2016-26 MAY 2017Middle school students will be introduced to logic, mathematics and physics, as well as to the literary world of Sherlock Homes and the Victorian period, through an interactive narrative, while also using the exhibits of the permanent exhibition “I Play and Understand”.
FOLLOWING THE STARS3 OCTOBER 2016-26 MAY 2017
Through associative and word games, participants (middle school students) relate the planets, the sun and other celestial bodies to ancient myths. They develop cosmological problems, as young philosophers, on the subject of the cyclical nature of creation and destruction, both in the universe and in mythology.
EXPLORING THE UNIVERSE3 OCTOBER 2016-26 MAY 2017
In the company of high school students, we will try to decode the secret code of the universe and to discover the hidden laws; to compose this heavenly “melody” with these “hidden musical notes”. Thus, looking upwards we will endeavor to better understand the world.