Students will investigate about the Silk Road, which connected the edge of Europe with the eastern fringes of Asia and the Pacific Ocean, through the visit of their national museums related to the topic. They will study artifacts and exibits bringing into focus historical and cultural aspects and discovering the common history of their two countries, despite the apparent differences.
The learning outcomes
Students will learn about the history of the Silk Road to connect local with international history learning in a new interactive environment. They will improve skills like research, analysis of the information, critical thinking and digital awareness. Also they will discover the common ground and similarities existing between students from different countries.
The learning process
1. Students will visit their own National Museum about the Silk Road and through interactive activities they will examine exhibits connected to the history of the Silk Road. In particular, Georgian students will analyse samples and handicrafts, even from Italy, collected in their museum; Italian students will examine machines and artifacts about the silk manufacturing process.