Teach Through Educational Travel: The Eiffel Tower

Download a larger image and share the photo with your class, then try these discussion questions and classroom activities:

 

  • Share this video with your class explaining some facts and history about the Eiffel Tower.
  • The architect who designed the Eiffel Tower also designed another significant monument. Next share this video outlining the history of the Statue of Liberty.
  • Break students into small groups and have them discuss how the two monuments are similar and how they differ, both structural and symbolically.

 

Article written by Sarah Wyland

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.
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