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The Museum for Islamic Art offers elementary schools an enriching study experience through active tours, activities and assignment, challenges and games, and theatrical tours. The visit includes creative activity inspired by the subject of the tour and artifacts exhibited at the museum. The tours are tailored to the study curriculum of the various classes.
A fascinating journey-game following artifacts and jewelry from different eras, with quizzes and guiding questions, together with a challenging and enjoyable interactive game. We will learn about different arts techniques and intricate methods of decoration, ornamentation and painting which developed and progressed throughout the history of the Islamic world.
Hebrew and Arabic are sibling languages. They have similar structures, a common basic vocabulary and numerous additional similarities. We will look at the Arabic language through word games, stories and sayings in both languages.
* We offer schools that teach Arabic as an additional language an activity to enrich their Arabic vocabulary and enhance their understanding of the language.
We will embark on an exploratory journey through time, and through the rooms of the museum, and we will discover artifacts that reflect faith, art, customs and ritual in Islamic culture. We will learn about the leisure culture in Moslem society, and about the entertainment and leisure options available back then.
Modern science could not have achieved today’s achievement without the contribution of Moslem scientists across areas of astronomy, medicine, geography and mathematics. Through the exhibits we will learn about the important role of these scientists in the prosperity of the arts and sciences in the Golden Age of Islam.
The museum has one of the world’s most important collections which displays the genius of time measurement. We will learn about the history of time measurement, from the earliest clocks through to mechanical clocks: tower clocks, pocket watches, carriage clocks, spring clocks and watches, and we will look at the subject of the importance of measuring time, which was not taken for granted in the past as it is today.