7269.16 - Nature, Weather and Climate
Nature, Weather and Climate
That the students achieve a basic knowledge of the Faroese weather and nature, are able to utilize the teaching possibilities in the school environment both indoor and outdoor, and feel confident using nature as a teaching tool.
On teaching: Portfolio, Flipped classroom, Academic writing, Multiple intelligences, Interdisciplinary teaching, Science workshops On weather and climate: The sun as a driver of energy, Climate change, Low and high barometric pressure On Nature, Outdoor teaching and Science museums: Outdoor health and safety issues, Birds, Evolution, Outdoor teaching (with visits to outdoor educational centres), the Faroese Nature, Museums as educational institutions (with visits to Natural History and Science museums).
Learning and teaching approaches
Lectures, presentations, excursions, practice in outdoor teaching, ICT, science workshops Visits to Outdoor Educational Centres, to Natural History Museums and Science museums in Ireland to see how they are used as educational tools.
1) to utilize the nature as a tool in interdiciplinary teaching 2) to plan, perform and evaluate a day of outdoor teaching 3) to use teaching games and science workshops as part of science teaching 4) to describe and interpret the Faroese weather and nature, with the present animals, plants and fungi
Compulsory and active attendance is required (minimum 80% attendance). Those failing to meet this requirement will have to do a multiple choice test with 80 questions, of which 50 have to be correct answered. Portfolio presentations and essays are submitted reglularly during the course.
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