Didactic materials

Discover how glass containers –a magnificent example of circular economy– are manufactured and recycled, what the difference is between glass and crystal, and what should be tossed in the glass recycling bins.

Video of the International Year of Glass 2022

Microscopes, telescopes, optic fibre, low-cost eyeglasses, aerogels, float glass, solar panels, wind turbines, bioactive glass, and much more. In this video we present to you some of the many applications of glass which have contributed and continue to do so to the development of humankind in a variety of sectors such as art, medicine, architecture, telecommunications, education and astrophysics. Welcome to the AGE OF GLASS.

Didactic units and worksheets for experiments

Download didactic materials and experiments to work on the contents of the exhibition at different teaching levels: 1st and 2nd year of secondary school (ages 12-13), 3rd and 4th year of secondary school (ages 14-15), and 1st and 2nd year of the baccalaureate (ages 16-17).

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