Name
Freiburg and the renewable energy
Topic
Sustainability
Learning time
900 minutes
Designed time
950 minutes
Number of students
30
Description
Study of renewable energy and discovery of the secific case of Freiburg (Germany) sustainable urban planning
Aims
Crosscuricular work Science-Langages (Technology, Physics, German and English) Study of renewable energy and discovery of the specific case of Fribourg (Germany) sustainable urban planning
Outcomes
  • Knowledge Study of the town. Geography of the Land Baden-W├╝rttemberg (German classes) Renewable and nonrenewable energy sources (Physics and Technology)
  • Comprehension Climate protection and energy supply Implementation and running of an eco-district project
  • Evaluation Oral presentations with PowerPoints. Booklet and travel-book in German.
  • Application Trip to Freiburg and of Vauban eco-district
No outcomes are set
Editor
mescourolles
Energy sources and electricity.
230 minutes)
  • Read
    10
    30
    0
    Presentation of the whole project : Crosscuricular work Science-Langages (Technology, Physics, German and English) on sustainability and its practical implementation in Freiburg district.
  • Collaborate
    50
    4
    0
    Experiences on electricity : - the electromagnet - electric motor - the dynamo - the solar panel
  • Discuss
    50
    15
    0
    What are the different kinds of energy sources. How they work.
  • Read
    120
    0
    Conference with somebody from the EDF company on : - Electricity and sustainability - What is a green city : Androm├Ęde (Toulouse, France) eco-district exemple.
Notes:
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Students' presentations
180 minutes)
  • Investigate
    60
    3
    0
    Each team has to make some research on a specific energy source : - Is it a renewable or nonrenewable energy source ? - Advantages and drawbacks of that energy - Is it widely used ? And where ? (use maps, graphs...)
  • Collaborate
    60
    3
    0
    Each team has to produce a PowerPoint presentation.
  • Produce
    60
    30
    0
    PowerPoint presentations of each group with the video projector.
Notes:
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The study of the town : German classes
360 minutes)
  • Read
    60
    30
    0
    Lectures : The town, its different aspects. The town and its region (german vocabulary)
  • Practice
    120
    30
    0
    The teacher asks questions on the topic and the students answer using the new vocabulary.
  • Collaborate
    60
    3
    0
    In small groups, students make PowerPoints on the town of Freiburg.
  • Produce
    120
    30
    0
    Each group presents its presentation with the video projector to the rest of the class.
Notes:
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Work on Freiburg's trip
180 minutes)
  • Read
    30
    30
    0
    Teacher's presentation of the booklet's work. Vocabulary necessary to do the work.
  • Discuss
    30
    30
    0
    The teacher ask questions to the students using the new vocabulary.
  • Investigate
    60
    3
    0
    Students in small groups gather the notes taken during the 4 days' trip to Freiburg, and surch on the Internet the missing information they need to create their booklet.
  • Produce
    60
    3
    0
    Each group produce a booklet on Freiburg's town.
Notes:
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