Learning itineraries

  • Primary education: Kattalin’s farmhouse. 
  • Secondary and upper secondary: life in a farmhouse. 
  • Cider-producing farmhouses
  • Bio-climatic construction. 

Primary education: Kattalin’s farmhouse

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Aimed at: Primary school children

Contents: Showing children what Basque farmhouses were like: their uses, their development over time, and the lives of their inhabitants, all presented enjoyably.

Subject area: Natural science, history of the Basque Country

Method: Guided tour of the interpretation centre, audiovisual presentation, interactive module and films:

  • Welcome from Kattalin
  • How farmhouses developed over time
  • Cider-producing farmhouses
  • The people of Igartubeiti in 1630
  • Working in the farmhouse

Secondary and upper secondary: life in a farmhouse

A guided tour of the Igartubeiti farmhouse:

  • Interior of the farmhouse
  • How people lived at the farmhouse

Aimed at: Secondary and upper secondary students

Contents: showing how the inhabitants of a farmhouse lived, worked and got along with each other, what they believed in, what they produced, what they ate and what they did for fun.

Subject area: The rural environment, changes in the rural environment, the introduction of corn, biodiversity, history, heritage.

Method: Guided tour of the interpretation centre, audiovisual presentation, interactive module and films:

  • How farmhouses developed over time
  • Cider-producing farmhouses
  • The people of Igartubeiti in 1630
  • Working in the farmhouse Dolare baserria

Cider-producing farmhouses

Dolare baserria7-16 October, during Cider Week

Aimed at: Secondary, upper secondary, vocational training and adult education students.

Contents: observing the actual operation of the cider press at the Igartubeiti farmhouse and learning how cider was made 500 years ago.

Subject area: Architecture in wood, cider making, lever technology, types of force.

Method: Guided tour of the interpretation centre:

  • Multimedia presentation on the operation of the cider press.
  • First-hand observation of the cider press at Igartubeiti with explanations

 

Bio-climatic construction

eraikuntza_bioklimatikoaAimed at: Groups of all types 

Contents: Learning the importance of construction techniques

Subject area: History, architecture, natural science, biodiversity, self-sufficiency

Materials: thermometer, compass

Method:

  • Guided tour of the interpretation centre
  • Determining the temperature and situation of foodstuffs (corn, apples, cider, honey) depending on their orientation and other architectural elements (walls, windows, plinths).