The students from the DSBarcelona prepared a workshop to make some ecoprints. First we brought plants from the jungle. The fabric for future scarfs were prepared, so that the students just had to select plants, lay them down on the fabric, roll them tight and steam it for almost an hour. After two days we… Weiterlesen ecoprinting in Kourou
In cooperation with the "Städtische Galerie Böblingen" and with Ms. Steimel there has been several meetings with the class 8b/c of the GGS. Ms. Steimel introduced the students in the work of Fritz Steisslinger. He was an artist of landscape and still lifes from Böblingen. Inspired by Fritz Steisslinger the students did there own drawings sponsored by the "Böblinger Galerieverein". Then they showed there works in the gallery.
Students (about 14 years old) of the DSB worked figures out of old metallic stuff. We looked for old cans, wire, cutlery (not used anymore) and so on - all recycled! Then the students had to resolve the problem how to connect metallic things together. This was a challenge!
We got a piece of earth to build a flower bed for all insekts and specially butterflies. The place is marvellous: just in front of the teachers room. So the teachers have a wonderful view now! Two students planted a lot of flowers and they will study and investigate all over the year the attraction… Weiterlesen DSB built a butterflyfield!
On our last day in Great Britain we visited the "dark peak" and started a walk in the morning. The "dark peak" is a part of the peak district and named by the dark Millstone Grit in contrast to the "white peak" which is covered with limestone.
Day 4 also started at school in the technique room. We finished our bee hotels and bird boxes and in the afternoon we had social time with our guest families.
On Thursday we got together in the technique department of the school and the teachers explained the following tasks. We had the choice to make bird boxes or bee hotels. We had also time to finish the products on Saturday. Next we went to the Climbing hall in Sheffield. Here we were instructed how to… Weiterlesen Day 3 in Dronfield
Today we started the day with a trip tothe Avenue Washland Nature Reserve. The wetland Reserve was created in 2005 and before this the place was an old coal factory It was recultivated and is now a wonderful habitat of a great variety of wildlife. Here you can find animals like wigeons, yellowhammer and more.… Weiterlesen Washlands and bee farm