“Globales Lernen konkret”, New Educatiotional Material in German

Mercoledì, 25 Aprile 2018 Scritto da 

The Austrian NGO Südwind now published a map for primary school teachers, including 5 educational materials on PLASTIC, WOOD and PAPER, TOMATOES, COWS and THE WORLD OF GAMES. All the materials were developed within the „GLOBAL SCHOOLS Project“ and are now available in a practical map.

The material on PLASTIC includes teaching units on:

  • How plastic is produced (with the example of rubber ducks)
  • How different materials rot and why plastic nearly doesn't rot
  • What kind of food packages are more or less sustainable

The material „From Wood to Paper“ includes teaching units on:

  • Insights from a paper-factory
  • How dung is converted to paper
  • Paper-detectives: consumption and use of paper

The material “COOL COWS” includes teaching units on:

  • The importance of traditional “cattle breeds” addressed with a “cow-domino” (biodiversity)
  • How to make butter?
  • Living conditions of cattle around the world (India, Austria and Sudan)
  • Interconnectedness between meat consumption and the clearing of the rain forest

The material „Colourful World of Tomatoes“ includes teaching units on:

  • Tomatoe-Quiz and unknown kinds of tomatoes
  • Where do vegetables come from in winter?
  • All about ketchup and how to make ketchup on your own…

The material „From Wood to Paper“ includes teaching units on:

  • Insights from a paper-factory
  • How dung is converted to paper
  • Paper-detectives: consumption and use of paper

The individual teaching materials can be downloaded here:https://www.suedwind.at/bilden/schulen/downloads/unterrichtsmaterialien/

Source: Global Schools