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Discovery Programs For Primary Grades

PRECIOUS PLANTS:
GRADES 1-2

What kinds of plants can you find in Qatar? Where and when do they grow? How do we use them in our everyday lives?

This session brings your students on a fascinating journey into the natural world. Workshops include sponge printing techniques to make colourful collage.

  • GRADES: 1-2
  • CROSS-CURRICULAR LINKS: Science 
  • CAPACITY: 25 students
  • AVAILABLE: Sundays 9.00-11.30am 
  • THEMES: Natural history; Adaptation; Healthy living

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LULU (PEARL) HUNT:
GRADES 3-6

Why were pearls and pearling so important in Qatari history? What role did the sea play in everyday life? 

Discover the answers through engaging storytelling and handling object sessions.

  • GRADES: 3-6
  • CROSS-CURRICULAR LINKS: History; Geography 
  • CAPACITY: 25 students
  • AVAILABLE: Sundays 9.00-11.30am 
  • THEMES: Pearling; Life at sea; Trade; Dhows

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AMAZING ANIMALS:
GRADES 3-6

What kinds of animal species are found in Qatar? What habitats do they live in?

Students discover the answers as well as creating their own animal masks and having fun with animal costumes.

  • GRADES: 3-6
  • CROSS-CURRICULAR LINKS: History; Science 
  • CAPACITY: 25 students
  • AVAILABLE: Mondays 9.00-11.30am
  • THEMES: Qatari animals; Environment Habitats; Animal myths; Role play

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DESIGN THE FUTURE:
GRADES 3-6

What does it take to become a designer and create your inventions? How and why does design change over time to suit different needs?

Working in small groups, students get to sketch inventions of the future!

  • GRADES: 3-6
  • CROSS-CURRICULAR LINKS: History; Science; Languages 
  • CAPACITY: 25 students
  • AVAILABLE: Mondays 9.00-11.30am
  • THEMES: Memory; Past, present, future; Intergenerational learning; Invention

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TIME TRAVELERS:
KG TO GRADE 12

Students become ‘time travelers’ and journey back to the past to meet some historic characters from Qatari history.

The characters bring students through the museum and outdoor spaces, stopping at specific display cases and making use of handling objects to tell their stories.

  • GRADES: KG Grade 12
  • CROSS-CURRICULAR LINKS: History; Citizenship; Geography; Science; Drama
  • CAPACITY: 25 students
  • AVAILABLE: Thursdays 9.00-11.30am
  • THEMES: How people lived in the past Qatar—past & present

 

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