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Divination for Wizard Students

Learn about the history of popular divination practices against the backdrop of the Harry Potter series. Includes 15 types of divination, including astrology, tea leaf reading, palm reading, crystal gazing, and more!
Teacher Lauren
3058 total reviews for this teacher
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Completed by 18 learners
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50 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 4 weeks
9-14
year olds
3-18
learners per class
per learner - per class

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Class Experience

- What do people believe divination to be?
- What types of divination are found in the wizard world books?
- What is the history of each of these types of divination?
- How (if at all) are these divination methods practiced in modern day?
50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
This course takes a historical approach to divination. In this class, it is taught that divination cannot be proven by science. Students will be asked to respect others' beliefs in this class, but the approach will be a historical one.

Please note that the instructor is not a believer of divination; this course is taught from a historical point of view. 
Harry Potter (book series and movies)
Divination and Human Nature: A Cognitive History of Intuition in Classical Antiquity by Peter T. Struck 
The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud
The Secret of the Runes by Guido von List
The Book of Runes by Ralph Blum
The Tarot: History, Symbolism, and Divination by Robert Place
The Fated Sky: Astrology in History by Benson Bobrick 
The Roma: The History of the Romani People and the Controversial Persecutions of Them Across Europe by Charles River Editors and Bill Hare

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Teacher LaurenThe Pop Culture Teacher
3058 total reviews
2821 completed classes

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