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Water – A Combining Element

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Module III. Environment and Climate Change.

In this document you can find the activities we have designed for you to work on.

On the Way

The German delegation is on their way to Frankfurt Airport where they are going to meet the Finnish delegation. Beautiful rolling hills in the German Midlands. Skyline of Frankfurt. The airport is not far away. (Can you spot the clouds? They will delay the flight of the Finnish delegation.) All planes have been grounded because …

First International Project Meeting in Vera (Spain)

Ms Gabriela Clara Castaño Segura, Headteacher of IES El Palmeral, is very pleased to invite the teachers and students from your school […] to the first international meeting of our Erasmus+ Project Water, a Combining Element, which will be held in our school from 1st to 5th April 2019 (working days). After months of intensive …

Day 1 in Vera

German Team’s report. Our first day held a lot of pleasant surprises in store for our group. After a special assembly with excellent musical performances and interesting speeches we were taken on a very comprehensive tour around school. Subsequently, the project got off to a very good start through video presentations, the planting of seeds …

Day 2 in Vera

Tuesday. Today we completed the 2nd day of our Programme. The group formed by 40 students and 11 teachers has visited the premises of Cualin Quality, a 40-ha high-technology greenhouse complex which stands out for hydroponic growing of several varieties of tomatoes. It has been a most interesting visit in which we have learnt about …

Day 3 in Vera

Wednesday. Our third day with our Erasmus friends has been amazing. First, we have visited the Pita Escuela in Los Molinos Del Río Aguas, a self sufficient village where we have learnt a lot about the Agave (pita). 95% of this plant is water, and it’s an example of maximum efficiency in nature; it needs …

Day 4 in Vera

Thursday. Fourth day of our Erasmus Week. We have spent a tiring but wonderful day visiting the Alhambra and the historical centre of Granada. At the Generalife, our visitors have paid attention to the accompanying teachers and they have been blown away by every flower, every plant, every garden, and the astounding views of the …

Day 5 in Vera

Friday The last day of our Erasmus week has begun with a “Free tour” around Vera. Our students Marcus, Mª Mar, Laura, Beatriz, César and Marina have guided our visitors through some landmarks in Vera: the Rambla, the Water Museum and Plaza de las Lavanderas, the Convento de los Padres Mínimos, the Main Square, the …

Evaluation Questionnaires

We have now received the feedback from all the teachers, students and families who have participated in the meeting in Vera. Generally speaking, the results are very satisfactory, and we are proud to announce that we have got very positive answers to most of the topics we enquired about. For further details, you can check …

Ports (Module V)

The Finnish partner school, Merenojan koulu, oversees Module V, “Ports”, which turns to areas that have always been places where people meet to trade goods or exchange ideas, and thus are central to the development of entire regions, although their meaning might have changed over time. The focus will be put on the location of …