Cadbury World: Chocolate Through the Ages School Trip and Talk

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Chocolate Through The Ages

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Chocolate Through The Ages, KS2 History


Uncover the exciting history of the cocoa bean with a fascinating school visit to Cadbury World, linked to the Key Stage 2 History curriculum.
Our interactive educational talk on Chocolate Through The Ages enhances learning outside of the classroom as your pupils discover how ancient civilisations first cultivated the cocoa tree, and how the Aztecs enjoyed xocolatl. The talk complements a tour of Cadbury World, which features the Mayan peoples’ involvement in the early history of cocoa in c. AD 900.
Chocolate Through The Ages, Educational Talk
Bring your topic to life with our interactive curriculum-linked talk, presented in our themed education rooms by our dedicated team. Follow the cocoa bean on it's journey through history, from its origins in Mexico to its use today.
See our real cocoa pods filled with the cocoa beans that were so valuable to Mayans in c. AD 900, and the wooden whisk they used to make their favourite chocolate drink.
Explore the Cadbury heritage and discover how chocolate making and design has changed through the years, with the help of images, audio and hertiage wrappers and adverts to enhance the presentation.
Watch exclusive video footage from inside the factory and look and feel real life chocolate moulds.
Curriculum Links
Primary Curriculum – History: Pupils should be taught about significant historical events, people and places in their own locality. Develop a chronologically secure knowledge and understanding of British, local and world history.

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