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The school offers is developed based on different cycles, from kindergarten to university. The visits in connection with the teaching of the history of art are indicated by the symbol
Vauban and the defense of the harbor
In small groups, supporting materials, students discover the work of Vauban in Brest and surroundings. The engineer, appointed to the fortification of Brittany, is to prepare a defense plan for the harbor and the arsenal of Brest during his first stay in Brittany, 1683 ...
Laperouse: a shipping Enlightenment
In small groups, instructions and supporting documentation, students put themselves in the shoes of a Member of
the crew and lead the investigation into the conduct of the expedition through six themed, preparations until the archaeological excavations at the site of the sinking. At the end of the workshop, they recreate the incredible journey of La Perouse and his companions left Brest to fulfill the dream of a king.
Industrial expansion in Brest
In small groups and with documents, students will discover how the city of Brest reflects industrial expansion in the nineteenthe century France. While they imagine the lives of the convicts, students discover the demographic and industrial development of the city. Finally, the swing bridge and steam cruiser Laperouse symbolize the technological advances of the nineteenthe century.