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To Recover the Energy Sources of Old Bulgarians

To Recover the Energy Sources of Old Bulgarians
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School / organization: First Private Mathematical Gymnasium
Country: Bulgaria
15 Kademliya Str
1505 Sofia
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Contact Person: Mariyana Vlachkova
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Keywords: Energy, Water
Age of pupils: 13
Learning aims: Students did a research on the energy sources of Bulgarians in the 19th century. They learned about the use of one of the renewable sources of energy in the old times.
Short description: Architectural ethnographic complex "Etar" is the first one of this type in Bulgaria.

In AEK "Etar" is the only one and unique collection of the old-times water-driven machinery in Bulgaria .

It consist 10 objects and its one of the most riches and well kept active technical collection around the European museums on the open air. This is the reason the water wheel to be the emblem to the Etar.The most important specialty to the collection is that all objects are in action as it was it the past.
After visiting the museum students did a presentation showing the way the old-times water-driven machinery works.

Reflection: Students learned more about of the renewable sources of energy and the different ways to use it.
Date added: 2010-03-14 20:32:25    Hits: 121
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