- For Teachers
EXPLORER contains 30 theme cards, each with three tasks for a group of two or three people.
EXPLORER enables discovery learning in the main exhibition at the Museum of Communication.
EXPLORER serves as an introduction to the museum and gives an overview of the diverse subject of communication.
The set of 30 unique cards, printed in Lenticular technique, can be purchased at reception for CHF 30.
60 minutes – with a school discount CHF 170
Gain an insight into the main exhibition, taking in all aspects of the communication universe. Our communicators will surprise you with a very personalised tour.
Themes of particular focus can be agreed by telephone.
90 minutes – with a school discount CHF 170.00
Ingredients of communication from back then up to the present day
Think of all the things humans have invented to express themselves and to communicate with each other! From the Morse key to the smart phone, objects tell stories from the world of communication, encouraging comparison through time and a discussion about communication and media today.
ONCE UPON A TIME THERE WAS THE TELEPHONE
Communication in the context of the history of the smart phone
Since its invention, the telephone has made great strides to become the metaphorical equivalent of the Swiss army knife in communication. Multifunctional and always on hand, it characterises modern, everyday communication like no other device. A look into its history takes us right to the heart of an interaction with changes, new shapes and communication possibilities.
Kingcom research blog
9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. with a school discount: CHF 170.00
Why do we communicate? What tools do we need to do so? And how do we design our digital lives? The world of communication is large and multi-faceted. Using concrete research assignments, Kingcom helps people examine it more closely under the microscope.
In a full-day workshop led by an expert, small groups of learners research a topic that they have chosen themselves. They have the numerous attractive experience stations in the exhibitions at their disposal, though they are also allowed to ask the public or refer to statements from experts. They publish their research findings as a multimedia blog entry on the website kingkom.ch.
> more informations: www.kingcom.ch
Organisation of a visit with a school group
Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Gallus Staubli, Laszlo Fisli
Telephone: 031 357 55 19
Recommended directions from Bern Central Station
15-minute walk past the Federal Palace (Bundeshaus) and Hotel Bellevue, over the Kirchenfeld bridge, past the Historical Museum on the left to Helvetiastrasse.
Or take tram number 6, 7 or 8 to Helvetiaplatz (5 mins)
Frequently asked questions about picnics or peak times can be found in the section marked FAQ.
Free entry for teaching staff preparing a school visit (please bring ID with you) and for school classes* accompanied by at least one teacher for every 20 learners.
*Applies to classes in Cycles 1-3, Secondary level 2, educational teacher training higher education institutions, as well as to (integration) projects, e.g. for the unemployed or asylum seekers.
*Does NOT apply to groups at tertiary level or nursery day-care centres.
Admission price for students and groups not qualifying as a school group: CHF 10
Teaching materials (in German)
- «Gezeichnet» Karikaturen
über den sinnvollen Umgang mit Kommunikationsmedien
- Telegrafie, Telefonie, Mobiltelefonie
- «Dialog mit der Zeit. Wie lebe ich, wenn ich alt bin?»
- «Oh Yeah! Popmusik in der Schweiz»
- «Reisepost: Unterwegs mit Kutsche und Postauto»
- «Neue Medien und Computer»
- «Bin ich schön?»
- «Thorberg. Hinter Gittern»
- «Warnung: Kommunizieren gefährdet.»
- «Goodbye and Hello: Im Dialog mit dem Jenseits»
- «Bilder, die lügen» inkl. Online-Quiz
- «haarsträubend: Tier – Mensch – Kommunikation»
- «Stromgitarren: Legenden Lärm Leidenschaft»
- «Weiss auf rot: United Colours of Switzerland»
- «Prime Time: 50 Jahre TV in der Schweiz»
- «Werbung fuer die Goetter: Heilsbringer aus 4000 Jahren»
- «Ferngespräche: Albrecht von Haller»
- «Space: Kommunikation im Weltraum»
- «TeleSite: 150 Jahre Telekommunikation in der Schweiz»
Unfortunately, not currently available due to technical reasons:
- Online-Tool «Liebesbrief-Generator» (Bernese Swiss German)
- Meilensteine der Kommunikationsmittel
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