Heritage Malta would like to invite students from Year 6 to participate in its new thematic programme: Ġnien Dinja Waħda at Għar Dalam. The activity is divided in five 30-minute-long activities that students will follow on a rotation basis:
Station 1: Ġnien Dinja Waħda – Pond Dipping, Għar Dalam curator will show students how to pond dip. Students will then be invited to help identify the creatures and discuss habitats around and in the pond.
Station 2: Għar Dalam Cave Tour – Tour will focus only on the cave as a natural habitat.
Station 3: Observing Nature – The activity will focus on the natural aspect of Għar Dalam with activities aimed at helping the students to connect with the environment around them through observations. A short activity sheet will be used to take note of these observations.
Station 4: Bark Rubbing Activity – An art teacher will show students how to do bark rubbing, students will then be invited to rub on different trees with the aim of creating different patterns. So as to follow Covid19 regulations students are asked to bring their own crayons and paper.
Station 5 (final activity to be carried out prior to leaving): Seed Sowing Activity – Students will be given seeds, pot and soil and given instructions on how to plant them. The pots will subsequently be collected by Heritage Malta staff in May and the trees and other wild plants planted at Għar Dalam and other areas.