Science for Eco-Learners: in classrooms and Beyond

Bronze level

Published on 9/15/2012

Learning objectives

  • To promote green skills (environmental awareness and actions) among learners in classrooms and beyond.
  • To develop learners’ 21st century skills through environmental games, social networking/web 2.0 tools & online learning.
  • To enable learners share local/global environmental concerns and solutions.
Created for

Ages 14 - 18

Subject

Art / Design

Biology

Chemistry

Environment

Mathematics (All)

Technology/ICT

Twenty-first century skills

21st Century Skills

Collaboration

Communication

Knowledge building & critical thinking

Global awareness & civic literacy

ICT for learning

Problem solving & innovation (creativity)

Student self-assessment

Required hardware

PC

Kinect

Xbox

Instructional approach

Project based learning (PBL)

Personalized learning

Direct instruction

Independent study

Learning activity details

This project aims at creating environmental awareness and developing a sense of responsibility in learners towards this century’s most critical concern – ‘environmental conservation’.

Project Based Learning (PBL) strategy has been used to teach the topic on ‘ENVIRONMENT’ in an innovative and engaging way so that learners not only acquire knowledge, but also grow into responsible 21st century citizens and become agents of environmental change!


This ECO project rests on 3 major pillars:
1. ACQUISITION OF KNOWLEDGE ON ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
2. USE OF KNOWLEDGE TO INITIATE ECO-FRIENDLY ACTIONS
3. SHARING/DISSEMINATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL KNOWLEDGE TO ECO-PARTNERS

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