Rethinking – learning from nature

Ausstellung: Umdenken – von der Natur lernen Face with leaf texture © kwasny221 – Fotolia

Water, fire, earth and air: without these there is no life. People know this, and they have made use of the elements. The result was progress. But where are the limits of growth? Now that the natural equilibrium has been destabilised in many places – and has in some cases been lost forever – an era of rethinking has now begun.

Games and quiz

Game: CO2 calculator: RETHINKING – LEARNING FROM NATURE	© Peffermind Games

CO2 calculator

When it comes to the environment, everyone’s involved. Bike or car? Camping holiday or long-haul flight?

Quiz: AroundTheWorld © Peffermind Games


How well do you know your way around? Do you know what’s what? 

Quiz: EITHER - OR: TEST YOUR ECO TYPE © Peffermind Games


What eco type are you?
Our quiz is played against the clock. Repeat the quiz to improve your result.


How much do you know? Here you will get numerous facts and figures about the environment.


People have always been aware of the importance of this. They worshipped the Sun as a god, called the Earth their mother and recognised air and water spirits. At the same time they made use of the elements. The result was progress.

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Links on the subject

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Deutsch für dich

In the “Deutsch für dich” community you will find plenty of exercises to help you learn German free of charge, and you can share experiences with other members.

PASCH-net: Materialien für den schulischen DaF-Unterricht © PASCH/Cordula Flegel


You can find more information about the issue of environment on PASCH-net.

School Garden © Maria Mandl

School Garden

A garden is really a blast. In the city, only very few children have one. Good if there's a garden at school.

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Future Perfect

Future Perfect tells the stories of individuals, initiatives and businesses that are working towards a better future in the present.