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.

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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

QUIZ: AROUNDTHEWORLD

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

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

EITHER - OR: TEST YOUR ECO TYPE

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

Zahlenquiz © Goethe-Institut

Quiz

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

THE EXHIBITION: RETHINKING – LEARNING FROM NATURE

EXHIBITION TOUR DATES

The Goethe-Institut road show will be travelling around the world from April 2015 to 2017.
 

Concept

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.

TEACHING MATERIAL

Here you will find educational content and exercises to use in class.
 

FILM ABOUT THE EXHIBITION

Impressions from the exhibition in Moscow

Film experience of the four elements

Earth - positive impressions

Filmkonzept, Dramaturgie, Produktion: Würth & Winderoll; Videos: shutterstock.com; Musik: Ton – "Why not"- provided by Jamendo

Earth – negative impressions

Movie concept, Dramaturgy, production: Würth & Winderoll; Videos: shutterstock.com; Musik: liamwelton - "Encroaching Darkness" – provided by Jamendo CC BY-SA 3.0

air – positive impressions

Movie concept, Dramaturgy, production: Würth & Winderoll; Videos: shutterstock.com; Musik: Grizz Volga – "Luz Selenita" – provided by Jamendo

air – negative impressions

Movie concept, Dramaturgy, production: Würth & Winderoll; Videos: shutterstock.com; Musik: Grizz Volga – "Luz Selenita" – provided by Jamendo

fire – positive impressions

Movie concept, Dramaturgy, production: Würth & Winderoll; Videos: shutterstock.com; Musik: Cinematic Classical Majestic Royal Symphonic Orchestra – "Cinema Pictures Theme Soundtrack 001" (PremiumMusic , Instrumental Version) - provided by Jamendo

fire – negative impressions

Movie concept, Dramaturgy, Production: Würth & Winderoll; Videos: shutterstock.com; Musik: Grizz Volga – " Your Eyes Look Purple" – provided by Jamendo

water – positive impressions

Movie concept, Dramaturgy, production: Würth & Winderoll; Videos: shutterstock.com; Musik: Cinematic Most Beautiful Moving Touching Grand Piano – "Film Theme Soundtrack 001" (PremiumMusic, Instrumental Version) – provided by Jamendo

Water – negative impressions

Movie concept, Dramaturgy, production: Würth & Winderoll; Videos: shutterstock.com; Videoclip "Nylon bags and fishes"; © lexlero - Fotolia.com; Musik: Alex Ananiev – "People Can Fly" – provided by Jamendo

Take Part!

Take part! – Make your own fire... © Photos: Wildnisschule Wildniswissen

Make your own fire

How can you make fire with no matches or lighter?

Photo: photo competition © Model-photo: Colourbox.de

Rethinking: Photo competition

Would you like to enter our photo competition?

GARDEN IN A BOTTLE © Arved Schätzler

HOW TO MAKE A GARDEN IN A BOTTLE

As the plant comes into the bottle?
 

Links on the subject

Deutsch für dich Teaserbild Foto: Shutterstock.com, Rawpixel.com

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.

www.pasch-net.de © www.pasch-net.de

PASCH-Net

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.

Future Perfect © Goethe-Institut

Future Perfect

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

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