Teach about U.S.

Projekt: Praxisprojekt

Projektbeteiligte

The first phase of the project will connect school classes in Germany and the United States on the topic of “Green living and sustainability in the community”. This project will be conducted in English and is free of charge. Students of the participating schools will:

● Familiarize themselves with German and American initiatives on green living and sustainability
● Evaluate their own communities in terms of sustainability
● Collaborate with each other and with other American/German students on environmental projects and actions
● Present their green living community project(s) to an international audience
● Compete to be the “German/American School Sustainability Ambassadors”


PROJECT PARTNERS
● U.S. Embassy Berlin
● Explorarium Live e.V. Berlin
● The Institute of English Studies, Leuphana University, Lüneburg, Germany


THEMES
The participants will learn about and work on the following topics:
● What is sustainability?
● How do Germany and the U.S. support sustainable living?
● How does your own community/government support sustainable living?
● What can you do to support sustainable living in your community?

ACTIVITIES
The project will provide a variety of tasks, project activities, audio-visual and reading resources, transatlantic cooperation and communication opportunities in English language relating to the above themes on Moodle, a Facebook page and a blog. Regional trainings will help teachers to familiarize themselves with the project.

The second phase of the project will focus on the topic "US Elections 2016". An e-learning course will be developed and hte project carried out with schools across Germany.
StatusAbgeschlossen
Zeitraum29.06.1528.06.17
URLwww.teachaboutus.org
Art der FinanzierungGefördert vom U.S. Department of State (Federal Assistant Award) über die Botschaft der Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika in Berlin

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