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October / Octubre 25, 2019
We make mosaics as Romans did

We make mosaics as Romans did

4th grade students l back in time around thousands years while visiting Arqueopinto. During the trip, they reinforced their knowledge about the history of human evolution with the help of an archaeologist. There, they discovered the prehistoric tools for hunting and afterwards, they learnt how to make mosaics in the same way as Romans did. Although the guide explained to them that Greeks were the first ones who made mosaics.

Los alumnos de 4º E. Primaria visitan Arqueopinto y hacen un mosaico.

 

People, animals or gods were represented on them.

Los alumnos de 4º E. Primaria visitan Arqueopinto y hacen un mosaico.

 

They found out there are different materials to do it: marble, ceramics and sometimes glass.

Los alumnos de 4º E. Primaria visitan Arqueopinto y hacen un mosaico.

 

Finally, they worked with concepts such as "tessera", which are each of the pieces of the mosaic; or "musivarios", the artists.

Los alumnos de 4º E. Primaria visitan Arqueopinto y hacen un mosaico.

 

All the knowledge is related to the next unit of inquiry called "The relationships among human beings build civilizations".

Los alumnos de 4º E. Primaria visitan Arqueopinto y hacen un mosaico.

 

They completed this learning with the help of a parent. He explained the human evolution to them.

Los alumnos de 4º E. Primaria reciben la visita de un arqueólogo, padre de un alumno.