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
So everyone arrived in Dronfield on Monday March 19th and started the project meeting on Wednesday. At the DFHS the students from French Guiana presented their experiments about the degradability of plastics, reforestation of the rain forest near Kourou and the network connection in the city or Kourou. We could taste some very delicious fruits… Weiterlesen First Day in Dronfield
A little visit of Lycée Gaston Monnerville, Kourou, with the sun of december.
On Wednesday 14th of November Mrs Holmgeirsson informed the teachers about wild bees and bumble bees in Southern Germany. She´s expert of wild bees from the German Society for Nature Conservation (NABU) and was part of the organisation meeting in Sindelfingen. For protecting wild bees and insects one of our project result is building insect… Weiterlesen About wild bees and insect hotels
In summer 2018 we had a project in our school "Umweltschutz statt Umweltschmutz" A group of 12 students ( from 14 to 17 years) and two teachers stood three days in nature to realise a lot of diferent land art projects. Here are some results
The exercise for the students was to build chapels for famous personalities who have made a significant impression on them. They could choose any natural material they wanted and they had to find a new style or shape for their work. For example one student built a chapel for Sidharta (photo in the edge right… Weiterlesen Chapels built for famous people art class 12
Teresa, one of the animal keepers at the park, explained the origins of the bears and wolves in the park. She showed us pictures of the bears' previous homes, where they were kept in horrendous conditions. All the bears, except for one, Jurka, were bred in captivity so would be unable to survive in the… Weiterlesen Wolf and Bear Park in the Black Forest