Middle Schools


The North of France in the hands of the Germans (from 13 to 15)

This circuit for secondary school students helps them to study the part of the museography devoted to "The Occupation of 1940-1944 in the Nord-Pas-de-calais". Several themes are approched and cover the whole of the exhibition. In this way, the circuit addresses key points of the secondary school syllabus: daily life under the occupation, economic looting, types of resistance and collaboration, repressive politics lead by the occupier, persecution of the Jews...

This comprehensive worksheet allows the teacher to study one or other part of the syllabus in-depth during the visit. Emphasis is put on all forms of visual analysis.

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from the A4 to Ariane, the history of rockets (from 13 to 15)

La Coupole was designed as the first rocket launch pad in the human history. But what are rockets made of? And how the ancient V2 compare with the recent Ariane V?

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Scientists during the war (from 16 to 18)

This circuit, aimed at year 12 and 13 students, deals with scientists' contributions to the war. It presents some of their work and the subsequent consequences.

The educational objectives are as follows:

- To promote an understanding of how the new weapons work

- To get the students to reflect on the consequences of the scientists' work

- To assist the development of individual reflection on personal responsibilities and ethics in Science.

This dossier is presented in the form of 6 worksheets enabling the teacher to adapt to their own teaching approach.

Wernher von Braun, a scientist in war time (from 13 to 18)

The students discover one of the most famous rocket scientists of XXth century. But he was a notorious nazi. A lesson around a cruel dilemma: celebrate the master work of a genius or face his dark side...

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