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Center for Cultural Resources - Europe: Germany

Resources on Europe from the Center for Cultural Resources, Indiana University Southeast Library

Kit Information

This kit consists of 1 container of artifacts, 1 container of resources based on the universal 12 themes and a book bag.

Countries included in this kit are : Germany

Kit Contents

Artifact Item number 8--  Pewter Mug- From West Berlin, Germany

Displaying agricultural life in Germany in three different ways

Schafschur- which translates to sheep sheering

Traubenernte- which translates to grape harvest

holzsammeln- which translate to wood gathering

With each word above is a picture illustrating these processes in German culture. This item could be a great intro piece for teachers to get students engaged at the start of a lesson. The item not only shows German agricultural lifestyle but also provides an example of the German language with images that can help students translate the words.


 

General Item number- 5 Bundes Republik Dutschland Map- A physical landscape of Germany 

  • cities 
  • elevation 
  • Eisenbahn- roads
  • Autobahn-highway 
  • Kanal-waterways 
  • Flughafen-airports 

Great for giving students a visual of Germany on a map. 

Media Notebook number 6- Field Trip to Germany 

THE TRANSATLANTIC OUTREACH INVITES YOUR CLASSROOM TO JOIN THE STUDENTS OF THE JOHN F. KENNEDY GERMN/AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOL ON A FIELD TRIP. 

IN JUST 24 SHORT, ENTERTAINING, AND EDUCATIONAL MINUTES, YOUR CLASSROOM WILL TRAVEL TO HISTORICAL PLACES LIKE THE POTSDAM CONFERENCE HOUSE, THE REICHSTAG, CHECKPOINT CHARLIE, THE BRANDENBURG GATE, AND MUCH MORE!

LEARN ABOUT THE KEY MILESTONE OF GERMANY'S POST-WWII JOURNEY FROM DIVISION TO UNIFICATION TO MAJOR ECONOMIC POWER, EUROPEAN UNION MEMBER, AND GLOBAL LEADER IN ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY. 

THIS IS MEANT FOR MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS.

German Artifact #21 German tin

 

The tin is a frosted gingerbread tin bought in Nurnberg, Germany and shows the town itself and the names specific buildings, cathedrals, castles, towers, etc. in 1578. This could be a great artifact to demonstrate historical German culture.

Along with is a note inside describing how the original owner of the tin came to get this artifact in his/her posession.

Book Bag Contents

Lesson Plans

Country Flag

Map

Landscape

Authors Bio

Hello and welcome to the Center for Cultural Resources Europe - Germany page. This page was designed by Cameron Clark, Jared Nierman, and Ethan Galloway all three students for the School of Education at IUS. On this page you will find artifacts and information on German pieces found in the kit contents box at the Center for Cultural Resources at the Indiana University Southeast library. Hopefully you find the information on this page interesting and worth studying. If you want to know more come to the CCR located here at the Indiana University Southeast Library.