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  1. 1. CIP ICT PSP programme Natural Europe Έφη Τσιφλίδου ΕΔΕΤ 2 Απριλίου 2011 YRWS Carpenisi, Greece
  2. 2. CIP ICT PSP programme Natural Europe Natural History & Environmental Cultural Heritage in European Digital Libraries for Education
  3. 3. CIP ICT PSP programme Introduction (1/3)• Natural history and environmental education inadequacy is becoming an increasingly challenging issue• Abundance of high quality digital content available in Natural History Museums (NHMs)
  4. 4. CIP ICT PSP programme Introduction (2/3)• Will build on informal learning taking place in science centers and museums• Will develop Educational Pathways Patterns to model the field trip experiences of the different user groups• Will enrich natural history digital objects with well-defined semantic metadata
  5. 5. CIP ICT PSP programme Project objectives (1/3)• Connect the digital collections of European Natural History Museums with Europeana – Through interoperable systems and metadata• Study educational methods and deploy tools that allow educators to design innovative online pathways through the digital collections of Natural History Museums
  6. 6. CIP ICT PSP programme Project objectives (2/3)• Design and deploy novel graphical interfaces to facilitate navigation of educational pathways within digital collections• Evaluate and validate the delivered services/solutions through extensive pilot trials with project-internal and external organisations and user groups
  7. 7. CIP ICT PSP programme Project objectives (3/3)• Adapt and test innovative interactive installations at the Natural History Museums to allow visitors follow educational pathways through Europeana’s content on Natural History and Sciences, as part of the Museums’ exhibition
  8. 8. CIP ICT PSP programme Natural Europe Concept
  9. 9. CIP ICT PSP programme Vision
  10. 10. CIP ICT PSP programme Consortium members (1/2) Partner Country1. Greek Research & Technology Network GREECE(GRNET)2. Technical University of Crete (TUC) GREECE3. Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Information GERMANYTechnology (FIT)4. Ellinogermaniki Agogi (EA) GREECE5. University of Bayreuth (UBT) GERMANY6. University of Helsinki (HU) FINLAND7. BARCO (BN) BELGIUM8. Magic Worlds (MW) BELGIUM
  11. 11. CIP ICT PSP programme Consortium members (2/2) Partner Country9. Natural History Museum of Crete (NHMC) GREECE11. Museu Nacional de História Natural of PORTUGALLisbon (MNHML)12. Jura Museum Eichstaett (JME) GERMANY13. Arctic Centre (AC) FINLAND14. Tallinn Natural History Museum (TNHM) ESTONIA15. Hungarian Natural History Museum HUNGARY(NHMUS)
  12. 12. CIP ICT PSP programme Natural Europe Open Pathway Olive tree mythology Where myth meets history
  13. 13. CIP ICT PSP programme Pathway Requirements• Connection with school curriculum• Related digital material • At least one from target NHMs • At least one from Europeana• Visit to the museum • Visit to the NHM or/ and a visit to an alternative site• Proposed discussion/ reflection activity to the classroom• Additional material/ follow up activities • Material from Europeana • Material from other resources
  14. 14. CIP ICT PSP programme Structure of the Pathway• Preparatory Phase• Pre-visit Phase – Provoke curiosity – Define Questions• Visit Phase – Observation/ experimentation – Discussion• Post-visit Phase – Communicate explanation
  15. 15. CIP ICT PSP programme Preparatory phase• Introduction The aim of this pathway is to help students understand the importance of the olive trees’ agriculture in the history of Greece.• Audience: – pupils, 3rd class elementary (7-8 years old) – Pupils, 1st class high school (12-13 years old)• Curriculum: – Mythology, history lesson –
  16. 16. CIP ICT PSP programme Preparatory phasePreparation:• Visit to the “Acropolis museum” where pupils will have the opportunity to see the west pediment of Parthenon (related to the myth of Goddess Athena and God Poseidon)• Prepares/retrieves material for the class• Related Material from Europeana
  17. 17. CIP ICT PSP programme Related Material from Europeana
  18. 18. CIP ICT PSP programme Pre-visit activities Question Eliciting Activities• Provoke curiosity – Teacher narrates the myth of the “Competition between Poseidon and Athena”• Define Questions – Ex. What does the olive tree signifies? (is the symbol of peace, prosperity, fertility) 18
  19. 19. CIP ICT PSP programme Visit phase Active InvestigationObservation/ experimentation• Visit at the Acropolis museum in Athens• Linking the myth, with the way that this was depicted in the art of the timeDiscussion• With the museum educator• Discover other exhibits of the museum which depict the myth of Athena and Poseidon
  20. 20. CIP ICT PSP programme Post visit activities Question, Discussion, ReflectionCommunicate explanation• Create a collage depicting the myth of Athena and Poseidon,• Organize a role-playing exercise, with one group supporting Poseidon’s side and the other Athina’s side• Additional Material from Europeana
  21. 21. CIP ICT PSP programme Additional Material from Europeana
  22. 22. CIP ICT PSP programme Natural Europe• Thank you!!