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Hosting the World

UAE from Participation to Hosting

Students will learn about UAE’s participation in World Expos and its drive to become one of the developed countries that values its past but embraces the future.

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UAE Expo adventure

UAE Expo Adventure (Primary/Cycle 1)

In this lesson, students explore Expos from previous years and use them to chart the journey of the UAE from participant to host. This journey will not only highlight the different Expo hosts but will also showcase the culture and history of the UAE.
presenting pavilions

Presenting Pavilions - (Middle/Cycle 2)

In this lesson, students explore the UAE pavilions from previous Expos and use them to chart the journey of the UAE from participant to host. The lesson begins with a fun card game that gives students a taster of past pavilions. They then use these snapshots, as well as further researched information, to compare the focus of different pavilions and trace the path from past to present and beyond.
hosting the world expo in 2020

Hosting the World in 2020 - (Secondary/Cycle 3)

The lesson begins with a fun game that allows students to discover many of the countries that will have pavilions at Expo 2020. This leads into a discussion about the importance of pavilions for a country. Students explore the journey visitors to Expo 2020 will take and choose a country to investigate through the plans for their pavilion.