Industrial Heritage in the 19th and 20th Centuries (EN-CUR-487)

With this learning scenario, which is designed for the third-grade students of secondary school, students will learn what an industrial heritage is and how it has influenced the placement of specific architectural entities that appeared during the industrialization period, in the 19th and 20th centuries. Moreover, they will get acquainted with the transformation of the landscape due to the agrarian and industrial revolution (Zagreb city is used as an example). Students will explore Europeana Collections to find different examples of buildings and landscapes that belong to industrial heritage.

This learning scenario has been developed during the English version of the “Europeana in your classroom: building 21st-century competences with digital cultural heritage (Rerun)” online course. The course aimed to improve teachers’ understanding of cultural heritage in order to efficiently integrate it into their lessons and practices. The courses can be accessed here.

Author: Tihana Lalić

Age of students: 16-18

Subjects and topics: History, Geography, Industrial Heritage

Learning Scenario:

CC BY 4.0: the featured image used to illustrate this article has been found on Europeana and has been provided by the Wellcome Collection.

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