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 approached and cover the whole exhibition. In this way, the circuit answers to key points of the secondary school syllabus: daily life under the occupation, economic looting, types of resistance and collaboration, repressive politics led 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 to become the first rocket launching pad in the human history. But what are rockets made of? And how can we compare the ancient V2 with the recent Ariane V?

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Scientists during the war (from 16 to 18)

This circuit, meant for students from 12 to 13 years old, 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 teachers to adapt to their own teaching approaches.

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

The students will be introduced to one of the most famous rocket scientists of the 20th century. However, he was also a notorious nazi. A lesson about a cruel dilemma: celebrate the masterwork of a genius or face his dark side...

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