To support teachers in the adoption of the positive approach of using experiments (linked with heritage) to teach STEAM, and to correct the previous lack of clear and useful experimental manipulations that can be integrated into teachers’ curricula, here we will provide 35 ready-to-use, concrete exercises and manipulations with detailed blueprints and instructions on how to build the tools.

Activity

Ages

STEAM Fields

Historical period

Trispastos

10- 15 years old

Mathematics,
Engineering,
Technology

Roman Empire

Blueprints

DK

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Pedagogical sequences

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The Sound of the Stone Age

From 10 years old

Science,
Engineering,
Arts,
Mathematics

Stone Age

Blueprints

DK

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Pedagogical sequences

DK

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Arquimedes Screw

From 10 years old

Science,
Engineering

Ancient Greece

Blueprints

DK

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Pedagogical sequences

DK

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Building a Medieval City

From 10 years old

Technology, Arts,
Mathematics

Medieval Ages

Blueprints

DK

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Pedagogical sequences

DK

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Neolithic Houses of Choirokoitia

From 12 years old

Engineering,
Mathematics

Neolithic

Blueprints

DK

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Pedagogical sequences

DK

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Compass

From 8 years old

Science,
Arts – History

China (20BC – 20AD)

Blueprints

DK

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GR

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Pedagogical sequences

DK

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Dodecahedron

From 12 years old

Engineering,
Arts, Mathematics

Roman Empire

Blueprints

DK

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Pedagogical sequences

DK

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Egyptian Numbers

From 8 to 12 years old

Arts – History, Mathematics

Egypt 3000 BC

Blueprints

DK

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GR

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Pedagogical sequences

DK

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The fire pump of Ktesibios and Heron

From 12 years old

Science, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics

3rd c. B.C., 1st c. A.D.) Alexandria, Egypt

Blueprints

DK

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Pedagogical sequences

DK

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Leonardo da Vinci’s Flying Machine

From 14 years old

Technology, Engineering

1488 AD

Blueprints

DK

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Pedagogical sequences

DK

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Flying tinsel loop

From 8 to 15 years old

Physics, Engineering

Enlightenment

Blueprints

DK

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Pedagogical sequences

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Groma

From 10 years old

Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

Roman Empire

Blueprints

DK

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Pedagogical sequences

DK

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The ''philosopher's stone'' of Heron

From 12 – 15 years old

Technology, Engineering, Physics

Ancient Greece

Blueprints

DK

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Pedagogical sequences

DK

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''Kilonion'' (Shantuf)

From 9 – 14 years old

Technology, Engineering

Ancient Greece, Mesopotamia

Blueprints

DK

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Pedagogical sequences

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Knucklebone Dice

From 10 years old

Science, Engineering, Mathematics

Antiquity

Blueprints

DK

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Pedagogical sequences

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Level

From 12 – 17 years old

Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

Ancient Greece

Blueprints

DK

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Pedagogical sequences

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Measures from the Middle Ages

From 12 years old

Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics

Medieval Ages

Blueprints

DK

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Pedagogical sequences

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Monochord

From 14 years old

Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics

Medieval Ages

Blueprints

DK

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Pedagogical sequences

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Newton’s disk

From 10 – 15 years old

Science, Physics, Arts

Enlightenment

Blueprints

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Pedagogical sequences

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Leonardo Da Vinci’s parachute

From 10 years old

Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics

Renaissance

Blueprints

DK

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Pedagogical sequences

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Pascaline

From 10 -15 years old

Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

Enlightment

Blueprints

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Pedagogical sequences

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Pulley

From 10 years old

Science, Engineering, Arts – History

Ancient Egypt in the Twelfth Dynasty (1991-1802 BCE) and Mesopotamia in the early 2nd millennium BCE

Blueprints

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Pedagogical sequences

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Pythagorean cup (with clay)

From 7 years old

Science, Engineering, Arts – History, Mathematics

6th c. B.C. Greece

Blueprints

DK

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Pedagogical sequences

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Roman Arch

From 10 – 15 years old

Science, Engineering

Roman Empire

Blueprints

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Pedagogical sequences

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Roman numerals spinner

From 8 – 15 years old

Mathematics, Engineering

Roman Empire

Blueprints

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Pedagogical sequences

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How To Draw a Rose Window

From 10 – 14 years old

Mathematics, Art – History, Engineering

Medieval Ages

Blueprints

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Pedagogical sequences

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Sextand

From 10 – 17 years old

Mathematics, Technology, Engineering

Ancient Greece

Blueprints

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Pedagogical sequences

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Machines for light and shadow

From 10 years old

Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics

Contemporary

Blueprints

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Pedagogical sequences

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Creating stone tools and learning about rocks

From 12 years old

Technology, Engineering, Arts

Stone Age

Blueprints

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Pedagogical sequences

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A Stone Age Building

From 8 – 15 years old

Science, Technology, Arts, Mathematics

Stone Age

Blueprints

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Pedagogical sequences

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The architect of King Harald Bluetooth

From 12 years old

Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics

980 AD

Blueprints

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Pedagogical sequences

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Tombs of the Kings

From 10 – 14 years old

Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics

4th Century BC

Blueprints

DK

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Pedagogical sequences

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The Medieval Trebuchet

From 10 – 15 years old

Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics

Medieval ages

Blueprints

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Pedagogical sequences

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The Watermill

From 10 years old

Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts

Ancient Greece

Blueprints

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Pedagogical sequences

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Wind indicator

From 7 – 14 years old

Technology, Engineering, Mathematics

Ancient Greece

Blueprints

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