Program of Longlife LearningComenius – Multilateral partnerships Let the Forests Breathe
Sumário: O nosso projeto pretende consciencializar todos os países participantes para:• Problemas ambientais, causas e consequências.• Importância da floresta no futuro dos nossos alunos.• Responsabilidade de cada um de nós para com o meio ambiente.• Elaboração de um conjunto de medidas a serem seguidas por todos eles. Um dos desastres ambientais causado pelo Homem é a Desflorestação
Sumário:Pretende ainda que os alunos:• Compreendam a importância da prevenção.• Desenvolvam as competências de pesquisa e de comunicação.• Desenvolvam a consciência de outras Culturas Europeias.• Adquiram um maior conhecimento das condições de vida dos seus parceiros.
Sumário:Principais causas da desflorestação:• Os incêndios são a causa mais frequente da desflorestação, sendo 98% provocados pelo Homem. Grande impacto no aquecimento global, nas mudanças climáticas, na biodiversidade, para além de serem responsáveis pela emissão de dióxido de carbono.• Negligência.• Falta de cuidado.• Fogo posto.
Objetivos• Aumentar a motivação dos alunos, oferecendo um meio lúdico para a aprendizagem de línguas estrangeiras.• Promover a Educação Intercultural.
Objetivos:• Sensibilizar os alunos para os problemas ambientais, como a desflorestação.
Objetivos:• Sensibilizar os alunos para a relação entre o seu comportamento e o meio ambiente.• Os problemas ambientais e a sua saúde.• Desenvolver as capacidades de discussão, avaliação, interpretação e de síntese.
Objetivos:• Aprender uns com os outros.• Compreender o valor de trabalhar para a Comunidade.• Sentir-se responsável pelo meio ambiente.
Fecha sempre a torneira da água enquanto escovas os dentes Turn the tap off while you brush your teeth
Mantém a porta do frigorífico fechada, para o frio não sair… … e também a da rua, para o frio não entrar!Keep the fridge door closed so that the cold doesn’t getout…… and also the entrance door so that the cold doesn’t get in!
Apaga as luzes quando saíres do teu quarto.Turn off the lights whenyou leave your room.
Im a tree and I want to be free , because I give you oxygen , and make your life better Im a friend andI hope you treat me betterWithout me you are nothing really nothing. Believe it... Carolina Costa
João Marques, 8.º BTrees are beautiful The fire is their enemyTrees are green And the human greedThey are the most amazing Let´s protect themthings That´s what we needI’ve ever seenThey are the birds´ house To plant a treeSquirrels and bees Is an act of loveSo let’s protect them God will bless youAnd happy you will be From the skies above João Marques
João Marques, 8.º BWe need forests to liveBecause they give usThe oxygenWe need to breathe.Animals can’t live without forests,Forests are their heavenWhen animals live in their homes,They are on cloud seven.Not only forests are beautiful,But also flowers,They give beauty to our worldAnd even landscape is wonderful.Some people just think about evolution,Don’t care about deforestationOr pollution. Telma Fabiana
João Marques, 8.º BNature is beautifulThe trees are freeThe birds are coolThe honey comes from the bee.The forest is a familyIt must be preservedMen are destroying biodiversityThey have to be stopped.Nature is pacificAll trees are uniqueAnd also their fruitsWith many colours. Francisco Brás Marta Frade
The Forest is so useful,There’s a lot of fresh air,Please pay attention to my callAnd don’t destroy our tress,It’s unfair. Raquel Lobão
A tree is a friendThat we should take careA really truthful friend No one likesThat we should preserve. Untidy houses Don’t hurt the forests, They’re animals’ habitat. Carina cardoso
COMENIUS PROJECT“Let the Forest Breathe”Portuguese legends
A long time ago, before Portugal independence, when the Algarvebelonged to the Moors, there was a Moorish king who married a girlfrom northern Europe, named Gilda. Gilda was a lovely creature, to whom everyone called the"Northern Beauty", and so no wonder that such a brave and daring kingwanted Gilda to be his queen. Despite the celebrations on this occasion, Gilda was very sad. Noteven the richest gifts of her bridegroom made her smile: the "NorthernBeauty" was homesick. One day, the king finally knew what was wrong with her: in tearsand sobs, she confessed that her sorrow was due to the snow-coveredfields that she couldn’t see there, as it happens in her hometown.
With the fear of losing his beloved wife, he came up with a greatidea. He ordered almond trees to be planted in the Algarve, whichin early spring would be covered with flowers. The good king, anticipating Gilda’s joy, said to her:- Gilda, come with me to the tallest balcony of the castle andcontemplate a lovely show! Once she reached the top of the tower, the Queen clapped andshouted with joy seeing all the lands covered by a white cloak,which he thought was snow. - See – he told her smiling - how Allah is kind to you. Your desiresare fulfilled!
The queen was so happy that was soon completely cured.The sorrow that was killing her slowly disappeared, andGilda felt happy and satisfied with the king, who adored her. Every year in early spring, she saw from the tower, thealmond covered with white flowers, which reminded her ofthe snow-covered fields, as in her hometown.
Once upon a time, many many years ago, when the magicwas real, in the time of knights and princesses, there was awar in Portugal among Christians and Muslims. Due tofrequent fights, the land changed hands very often, toooften, indeed. When the armies crossed the region, thecivilian populations ran away to seek for a shelter to avoidany violence from the warriors against the old, the womenand the children.
Despite being Christians or Muslims, all of them, civilians,lived with fear of being killed, injured or of suffering anykind of violence all the time. Even the warriors of both sidessometimes got sick of violence and looked for some peaceand tenderness, feelings they had left behind in their lands,with their families which had been almost forgotten.
Once, during these “come and go”, a young Christianknight, after a fight with the Muslims, by a river calledVarosa, found a beautiful Arab girl dressed with a goldenveil, who had been left behind during the Muslim escape. Heasked her not to be afraid of him since he would never harmsuch a beautiful and undefended girl. Accordingly to theChristian’s Chivalry Code of Honour, he could never harmwomen, orphans or elder people; on the contrary, he wasobliged to protect them.
On the other hand, she told him she was a princess leftalone by her father, relatives or friends who went to the warand she couldn’t see them any more. She had no news fromher people and had to live hidden with fear of Christians.Both felt in love with each other. Unfortunately, theirpeople, Christians from one side and Muslims from theother, would never accept this love.
So, the princess had to remain hidden and the youngknight would have to keep his love secret, at least while thewar lasted. Both promised each other they would keep theirlove and when the peace came, they would get married,despite all the criticism. One day, the young Christian warrior had to join his armyand leave for another campaign.
Then, she told him that, every year, she would put onthat particular day her veil over a beautiful tree where theymet for the first time. That would be the sign for him thatshe was hidden in the place he knew waiting for herbeloved. The time passed by and the young Christian knight nevercame. Nevertheless, every year, in that place, everyonecould see in the middle of June, a chestnut tree covered by agolden veil.
The princess never left her refuge and couldn’t be seenanymore. This is the reason why all the chestnut trees covered ofgolden flowers can be seen during the St John’s day, 24 thJune, in this region of Lamego and Tarouca, by the riverVarosa. Unfortunately, the Chestnut tree of this legend was cut inmid 20th century. Nevertheless, the legend remains and asmall village kept its name forever, the Chestnut Tree ofGold, in Portuguese, Castanheiro do Ouro.
Penajóia is one of the most beautiful parishes ofLamego and it’s known as a land of good cherry tree. The legend says that, one day, a beautiful Moorishprincess, to whom the king had given a fabulous diamondring, passed through Penajóia. As the princess was riding her horse, she was enchantedwith such beautiful landscape and she was amazed with thegreat number of cherries she saw all around. The moment she pointed to a cherry tree, she realizedshe had lost the ring.
She was very sad with the thought of not getting itback. Then the princess’s companions saw she had her footon the jewel. The inhabitants of that land decided to give it the nameof Penajóia, to remember the way the ring was found. According to other people, when the princessdiscovered that she had lost the ring, she said:Oh, I’m very sorry (pena) about the jewel (jóia). To remember such unfortunate loss, the inhabitantsnamed their land Penajóia.
COMENIUS PROJECT“Let the Forest Breathe” Comenius Week - 2011