After spending a week collecting rubbish, the children were ready to attend the workshop. Here are examples of what they did in Re-thinking their homes, environment and dress.
So finally came the day we met our classes at the school. We spent 30 minutes in each class to introduce the topics, stimulate thinking and give them a week to make preparations before our return the following week. These … Continue reading
As part of our planning process, we decided on a day to make and prep our ideas to demonstrate and show the learners. It was very fruitful as we discovered which ideas worked, what needed materials we still needed and how … Continue reading
Early on Friday morning, feeling bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, we arrived at Anna’s apartment to prepare for the meeting with Anna Jones, our main contact with Kvarngärdskolan. Using the process detailed in our previous blog post, we set to work, but … Continue reading
When preparing to meet our school for the 1st time, making a good impression was extremely important to us, after all we were acting as ambassadors of Uppsala University and CEMUS. Thus, we had to find the right mix of … Continue reading
HEaD is the brainchild of our group’s efforts in exploring a sustainable development project in schools. Our research has shown us that the subject of Upcycling is new phenomenon in the waste debate. Upcycling is a greener alternative to recycling … Continue reading
This week we have kept on developing our prototypes and played more games for inspiration. We are moving in the right direction with our prototypes and saving the world one board game at the time.
Today we began experimenting with prototypes. We have made simple models that we will develop further into a professional board game.