In this learning scenario, students learn about biodiversity, extinct and endangered species, the knowledge and skills to protect these species. They will examine the importance of biodiversity for natural life and discuss the factors that threaten biodiversity based on research data. Furthermore, the lesson aims to examine and exemplify the diversity of life in our country and the world from the Europeana education collections of plants and animals that are extinct or endangered and to explain why biodiversity is important and recognize the factors that threaten biodiversity.
This learning scenario has been developed during the English version of the “Europeana in your classroom: building 21st-century competences with digital cultural heritage” online course. The course aimed to improve teachers’ understanding of cultural heritage in order to efficiently integrate it into their lessons and practices. The courses can be accessed here.
Authors: Semih ESENDEMİR
Age of students: 10-11
Subject and topic: Science, Biodiversity