Pomorski i povijesni muzej Hrvatskog primorja Rijeka

Maritime and History Museum of the Croatian Littoral

Pomorski i povijesni muzej Hrvatskog primorja Rijeka

Maritime workshops

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MARITIME SIGNAL FLAGS

Age: elementary school
Duration: 2 school hours
Contact: Andrea 051/213 578 or cudotvornica[at]pmhp.hr

Students from all grades of elementary school can participate in the workshop, it is fun and educational and through games and practical work it brings the children closer to maritime tradition as an important part of the local identity. The game has been designed on the basis of maritime chests exhibited in the Jedra Kvarnera (Sails of Kvarner) display.

  1. Part: in the display the students need to find a painted chest and on it the signal flags highlighted on the masts of battleships and on the side of the chest
  2. Part: with the help of posters the students will uncover the meaning of the flags in maritime signalling
  3. Part: quiz – uncovering the message that a flag transmits and what the letters of the alphabet signify
  4. Part: making a collage of flags