Key concepts that are considered in the lesson: Man in the Universe, probability of life on other planets. the uniqueness of our Universe. The aim of this learning scenario is to generalize and systematize the knowledge of the students about the universe, its structure, to develop students’ creative activity, curiosity, memory, logical thinking, fantasy. The lesson will develop students’ ability to argument their answers using additional sources of biological, physical, chemical, and geography knowledge.
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: Natalia Grushko
Age of students: 10-15
Subject and topic: Astronomy, Life in the Universe