Ecology: a tool to re-invent the future (EN-CUR-599)

The current discussion around the environment, health, and climate change has underlined the urgency to understand the responsibility of human behaviors in relationship with the existence and equilibrium of our living planet. This LS aims to provide a deep understanding of the concept of Ecology, encouraging the participants to imagine how the future of the planet will look like in case of the collapse of the ecosystems because of human actions. Through the use of artworks and creative writing, participants are urged to raise awareness about the importance and personal responsibilities of nature preservation, as well as stimulated to imagine possible solutions.

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: Maria Caterina Denora

Age of students: 15-18

Subject and topic:  This learning scenario can be used to enrich the curriculum of natural science, art, creative writing/Ecology, environmentalism

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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