Play with the tides

Discover the tides from a scientific and historical point of view

application/zip Mareopoli board game

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Group activity - 20-30 people

Duration: 1 hour

Type of activity: board game

Language: English

Materials required: the board, the Curiosities cards, the Chance cards, the Cities cards, the Cities card captions, the Curiosities cards captions, the dice and the rules of the game

In this Monopoly-style game, the goal is to collect as many points as possible in each round while answering the various questions.

During the game, participants will witness the evolution of the theory of tides from Aristotle to Laplace. They will also discover the different types of tides according to the locations featured in the game. The Cities cards provide little stories about the tides.

For younger participants, try a modelization activity:

How to understand and model tides (9-11)