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The Climate Mystery Apm Gov


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The Climate Mystery Apm Gov

  1. 1. A dramatic online learning universe A multiplayer altered reality game about climate - run in conjunction with the COP15 global climate summit Christian Fonnesbech - Creative Director, CONGIN [email_address] 02-06-2009
  2. 2. The United Nations COP15 Climate Change Conference Copenhagen, Denmark - December 2009 “ The most significant gathering on climate change since Kyoto in 1997” 18.000-24.000 people from 170 countries: Governmental representatives NGO's Companies Journalists Activists and many others.
  3. 3. The Climate Mystery is an online learning universe running this autumn in conjunction with the UN’s global climate summit In September, a mysterious force will begin to threaten our planet. Through the Internet, kids all over the world will work together for 4 months - to solve the mystery and save the planet The concept
  4. 4. An Online Learning Universe Entertaining and teaching 12-16 year olds about global climate challenges Licensing is free of charge School usage is free of charge An innovative online teaching universe combining (1) a serial story, (2) an online community and (3) learning games with (4) downloadable teaching materials The Climate Mystery will engage innovative students and teachers in both their school time and leisure time with exciting and relevant learning about the global climate challenges
  5. 5. The Climate Mystery site will have 4 main sections and a separate learning platform As well as a number of external, fictional sites Ongoing story Learning games Social Network Learning platform Landing page A TV series for the You-Tube Generation
  6. 6. Launch: 14th September 2009 Each week focuses on a new subject <ul><li>Week Subject </li></ul><ul><li>38 Jellyfish Attack - Ocean circulation </li></ul><ul><li>39 Clathrate Gun - Ocean warming </li></ul><ul><li>40 Shutdown of the Great Ocean Conveyor - Ocean circulation </li></ul><ul><li>41 Stronger, but fewer hurricanes - Global warming </li></ul><ul><li>42 More rain - Weather changes </li></ul><ul><li>43 Southern hemisphere Atlantic Hurricanes - Weather changes </li></ul><ul><li>44 Dengue fever - Living conditions </li></ul><ul><li>45 Glacier retreat - Ocean rising </li></ul><ul><li>46 Flash Floods - Flooding </li></ul><ul><li>47 Toxic Algal Bloom - Water supply </li></ul><ul><li>48 Ocean acidification - Changing habitats </li></ul><ul><li>49 Forest fires - Temperature rising </li></ul><ul><li>50 Different agricultural yields - Living conditions </li></ul><ul><li>51 Flooding - Living conditions </li></ul><ul><li>52 Water scarcity - Living conditions </li></ul><ul><li>01 Heatwave - Wildlife changing habitats </li></ul>} COP15 Summit NB: Order may change
  7. 7. The learning proces of an episode (1 week) <ul><li>Climate disaster occurs (video clip) </li></ul><ul><li>Axel defines problem (assignment in forum) </li></ul><ul><li>Students gathers information on websites to solve assignment </li></ul><ul><li>Students post suggestions and discussions in forum </li></ul><ul><li>Axel sets up COP15 simulator to deal with the climate disaster </li></ul><ul><li>Students recreates climate disaster in the COP15 simulator </li></ul>Teachers can use materials from the teachers toolbox at any time during each week, for written assignments, quizzes and discussions
  8. 8. Curriculum mapping Developed in collaboration with EUN – The European Schoolnet
  9. 9. Content and magnitude of teachers toolbox <ul><li>Curriculum mapping 16-20 pages </li></ul><ul><li>Suggestive lesson plans and cross disciplinary planning 6-8 pages </li></ul><ul><li>Didactical foundation & considerations 1-3 pages </li></ul><ul><li>Teachers guide – User manual & episode overview 15-20 pages </li></ul><ul><li>Supplementary teaching resources </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussion proposals 8-16 pages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Written assignments 8-16 pages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Quizzes & tests 16 pages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Elaborative pedagogical material about the subjects – this will mainly be in form of links to relevant websites </li></ul></ul>Maximum number of pages of Teachers Toolbox: 99 Available for translation 1st week of August
  10. 10. Partnerships at the time of writing The Danish Climate Ministry
  11. 11. CONTACT Stefan Hoffamnn Producer [email_address] CONTACT Søren Adolph Learning Manager [email_address]