The table below gives a guided to the teaching resources that can be downloaded from this web site.
The Introduction Lesson provides a common introduction for any of the subject specific lessons, but any of the lessons can be taught as ‘stand alone’ lessons.
Since the resources are supported by objects from the museum's collection, it is recommended that at least one of the subject lessons is delivered in conjunction with a visit to the museum. For further information about booking these sessions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Lesson||Topics covered||Curriculum links|
|Introductory lesson||Historical introduction to Science in Islam.|
Interpreting objects in the collection.
|Science (Astronomy)||Historical introduction to Astronomy in Islam.|
Make a model astrolabe.
Problem-solving with an astrolable.
|Mathematics Lesson 1||Triangles and geometry.|
Using a quadrant for measurement and calculation.
|Mathematics Lesson 2||Arabic numerals: Zero and place value.|
Numbers and long multiplication.
|Art Lesson 1||Introduction to art and Islam.|
Geometry in Islamic design.
|KS3/4 Art and Design|
|Art Lesson 2||Islamic tile design.||KS3/4 Art and Design|
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