Teach Through Educational Travel: New Cathedral in Salamanca Spain

Download a larger image of the New Cathedral in Salamanca, Spain. Share the photo with your class, then try these discussion questions and activities:

  • Listen to this chant while imagining hearing it in this space. Imagine being a peasant, standing during the service, listening to this music. What effect would it have on your sense of God and the church?
  • This cathedral, Catedral Nueva (New Cathedral), in Spain is a combination of Gothic and Baroque architecture. Investigate how these two styles are different. Make a sketch to illustrate the main aspects of each.

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Sarah Wyland
Sarah never gets in trouble for being on Facebook and Instagram at work, because its her job. As social media manager, she gets to tell the stories of travelers, teachers, and interesting places. Other titles she enjoys include dog mom to Knox, barre instructor, Crossfit athlete, avid reader, and world traveler.