Enjoying Holidays Sustainably (EN-CUR-608)

For many countries, tourism is one of the major economic sources. Many families make a living from tourism, especially in small countries like Malta. 

Yet, far from the picture-perfect photos that we see on travel guides and websites, there are important environmental concerns: what is the impact of the tourist industry on the environment? Is the environment always respected? 

Are we draining the natural habitat that attracts tourists in the first place?

This learning scenario has been developed during the “Digital Education with 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.

Author: Melanie Cini

Age of students: 14-15

Subject and topic: Cross-curricular, civic education, environmental education, PSHE, Personal,
Social & Career Education and Sustainable Development

Learning Scenario

Public Domain Mark 1.0: the featured image used to illustrate this article has been found on Europeana and has been provided by the Rijksmuseum.

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