Classifieds | Archives | Jobs | About TGT | Contact | Subscribe
Last updated 5 minutes ago
Printer Friendly Version | TGT@Twitter | RSS Feed |
National Archives enriches children’s knowledge of UAE history
January 14, 2018
 Print    Send to Friend

ABU DHABI: The Education Corner at the 'Memory of the Nation' exhibit, run by the National Archives at the Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival, has made its primary focus the ideas and principles of the late founding leader Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

The purpose of the Education Corner is to help develop within children an understanding of care for the environment, an interest in science and its place in the future, and a sense of patriotism. Sheikh Zayed felt that one of the ways that learning can be achieved is through fun and entertainment, now including exciting new topics derived from the guidance of our national leadership: artificial intelligence, journey to planet Mars and clean energy.

The Education Corner also helps children become more aware of environmental pollution and its causes, ways to reduce harmful emissions to the environment, and renewable sources of energy. On the practical side, children can make use of Knowledge Robots which they assemble and run by solar energy, under the supervision of specialists, employing computers mounted on tables distributed throughout the Education Corner. Once children have completed assembly of the robots, they test them in a zone dedicated to that purpose.

Through its Memory of the Nation exhibit, the National Archives will also present visitors with a new game known as Collective Panels. The game is part of the educational outreach initiative and will be piloted for the first time at the Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival in January, 2018. The game carries a national theme, focusing on the biography of Sheikh Zayed and his many achievements.


Add this page to your favorite Social Bookmarking websites
Post a comment
Other Latest News
Opening of Louvre Abu Dhabi ‘a very bad day for extremists:’ Abdullah Bin Zayed
ABU DHABI: The opening of the Louvre Abu Dhabi has been "a very bad day for extremists," but, at the same time, has managed "to give the people of this region, the countr..
UAE submits notes to UN on Qatar’s interception of aircraft
ABU DHABI: The UAE has submitted a note to the President of the UN Security Council and the President of the United Nations General Assembly, in accordance with the provi..
Emirates signs deal for up to 36 additional A380s worth $16b
DUBAI: Dubai-based Emirates Airline has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to acquire up to 36 additional A380 aircraft. The agreement was signed this morning at ..
Special Olympic Gold Medallist teams up with Pablo for Pro-Am
ABU DHABI: Spain’s Pablo Larrazabal, winner of the 2014 Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship presented by EGA captained Zimbabwe’s Special Olympic athlete Munyaradzi Musariri as p..
AmCham Abu Dhabi joins with Reach Mentoring
ABU DHABI: The American Chamber of Commerce Abu Dhabi, AmCham Abu Dhabi, Women in Business Committee has announced a new partnership with Reach Mentoring, the first non-p..
Advertise | Copyright