Didactive activity

DIDACTIC PROJECT

Our Association proposes every year different didactic projects and laboratories with the aim to approach students with culture, history and art of Ruvo di Puglia.
The educational and cultural offer comprises the following projects:

DISCOVERING THE ANCIENT GREECE

These projects aim to deepen the Greek civilisation knowledge focusing attention on two aspects: clothes and religion.
a) GREAT! GODS AND HEROES IN THE GREEK WORLD
The project aims to increase the students’ knowledges about the Greek mythology deepening some numerous divinities.
It is structured in three units:
UNIT 1: it consists in one lesson in classroom to deal the theme with the assistance of slides and the production of iconographical characteristics of gods (winged sandals, shield, trident, lyre).
PRICE: € 2,00 per student
DURATION: 2h about
UNIT 2: it forecasts a laboratory and the realization of “THE MOUNT OF OLYMPUS”. Every student will be involved in the papier-mache realization of the Olympus and in the placement of some divinities in cardboard models on the mount.
PRICE: € 2,00 per student
DURATION: 2h about
UNIT 3: guided visit of the Jatta National Museum paying attention to divinities and mythology.
PRICE: € 1,50 per student
DURATION: 1h and half

b) COSTUMES AND SONS OF THE MAGNA GRAECIA

The project aims to show the realization and the use of ancient musical instruments and to trace the rich theatrical production of the Magna Graecia age.
The project is structured in two units:
UNIT 1: lesson in classroom and realization of ceramic costumes.
PRICE: € 1,50 per student
DURATION: 1h about
UNIT 2: guided visit to the Jatta Museum
PRICE: € 1,50 per student

DURATION: 1h and half

 

DISCOVERING THE ANCIENT ROME

WALKING IN ROME
The project proposes to increase the students’ knowledges about the structure of a Roman city through three units:
UNIT 1: a first approach to the theme with the assistance of slides and photocopies, which will be distributed to students.
PRICE: € 1,00 per student
DURATION: 1h about
UNIT 2: Production of the Roman city’s scale model with the use of different materials.
PRICE: € 3,00 per student
DURATION: 3h about
UNIT 3: guided visit of the Ruvo’s historical centre and visit of the main epigraphs of the Roman age.
PRICE: € 1,50 per student

DURATION: 1h about

DISCOVERING MUSEUMS

The project aims to guide students to live in an active way the Jatta National Museum, discovering the ancient civilisation, whose manufactured products are the concrete testimony.
The project is structured in three units:
UNIT 1: it consists in one lesson in classroom to deal the theme with the assistance of slides.
PRICE: € 1,50 per student
DURATION: 1h about
UNIT 2: Ceramist for a day, realization of manufactured articles in clay (one article for every student)
PRICE: € 1,50 per student
DURATION: 1h and half about
UNIT 3: guided visit of the Jatta Archaeological National Museum, with a laboratory-game “THE LITTLE ARCHAEOLOGIST”, where students will enjoy themselves with a simulation of an archaeological excavation and the classification of finds.
PRICE: € 3,00 per student and € 1,50 per student who doesn’t do the laboratory-game

DURATION: 2h and half (1h and half without the laboratory-game)

 

DISCOVERING RUVO

Through guided visits, it is possible to deepen the knowledge of Ruvo di Puglia in the different historical periods:

  • RUVO IN MEDIEVAL AGE: visit of the Cathedral, the ruins of the Castle, historical centre, walls and defensive donjons.
  • RUVO IN MODERN AGE: visit of palaces and churches of this age.

PRICE: € 1,50 per student
DURATION: 2 h for every single tour

It is possible to do one lesson in classroom – PRICE: € 1,50 per student


 

DOMENICO CANTATORE: THE EMIGRANT PAINTER

The project proposes the knowledge of Domenico Cantatore, one of the 20th century major Italian artists, through the theoretic and practical analysis of his works. Students will deal with artistic, social and historical themes: emigration, attachment to hometown, respect of the tradition. The projects includes a laboratory for the realization of works, experimenting the technique used by the author (watercolour, mosaic and oil-colour).
UNIT 1: lesson in classroom
PRICE: € 1,50 per student
DURATION: 1 h and half
UNIT 2: laboratory
PRICE: € 1,50 per student

DURATION: 1h and half


 

FROM HINTERLAND TO SEA

The project proposes a tour to discover the surrounding territory of Ruvo di Puglia; leaving from the visit of Ruvo, we arrive to Corato and Bisceglie. The aim is to highlight differences and analogies between the structure of the  hinterland territory and that of the coastal area.
First visit – Ruvo di Puglia: guided visit of the Jatta Archaeological Museum, the Cathedral and the historical centre.
Second visit – Corato: guided visit of the Town Palace, the S.Maria Maggiore’s Church and historical centre.
Third visit – Bisceglie: guided visit of the Norman Tower, the Cathedral and the seaport.
N.B.:
- the visit order can change according to the nearness of the school
- the transfer is paid by the school
- for every town there will be the local guide
- it is possible to choose of doing one or more visits
- the tour can be done after an introductive lesson in classroom (duration: 1 h and half; price: € 1,50 per student)
PRICE of the whole tour: € 6,00 per student

DURATION: the whole day

 

WALKING BETWEEN SANCTUARIES

The project aims to the discover of our city’s precious treasures which are not much enhanced. It focuses on the local religious history and is structured in two units:
UNIT 1: lesson in classroom
PRICE: € 1,50 per student
DURATION: 1h about
UNIT 2: guided visit of the Madonna delle Grazie and Calentano’s Sanctuaries

It is possible to visit also the Madonna di Sovereto’s Sanctuary (duration: 1h about; price: € 1,50 per student).

 

TOUR OF THE CASTLES

The project aims to increase the knowledge of the defensive systems of the towns in medieval ages. It is structured in two units:
UNIT 1: introductive lesson in classroom
PRICE: € 1,50 per student
DURATION: 1h and half
UNIT 2: guided visit of Ruvo’s historical centre (focusing on the walls’ ruins, donjons and castle) and Castel del Monte
PRICE: € 2,00 per student
DURATION: 2h about (without considering the trip)

It is possible to visit also Barletta’s castle (duration: 1h about; price: € 1,50 per student). These projects can be pre-emptively established with teachers who are interested in. It is possible to agree to single units of the projects.