How can you transform a bottle of water into something that has value for other people?
A plastic bottle with water to each group (½ a liter)
How can you create value for others?
In groups of 3-4 persons you must discuss what you will do with the bottle. First you discuss these 2 questions: What is Entrepreneurship as a mindset? What does transformation mean?
Talk about the process. Create and facilitate a creative and entrepreneurial space. Use each other’s skills and competences, and use the surroundings and get out of the room! Come back with a product and present it for the group! You have 1 hour in the group!
How can trash be used to create new plants? To experience the potentials of trash in a new setting.
Trash used to create new potatoes- and tomatoes
15 lessons plus a growing season of 3 months
Old potatoes, overripe tomatoes, containers, plant soil, old boards, nails, hammers, saws.
The students make germination boxes from old tins and take care of the germination of plants till they are ready to be replaced in plant containers made from trash wood. The students experiment with watering the plants and take care of them for 3 month or until they will be able to cook a nice soup from their own products. If they create a window in the container they can see, how potatoes develop.
Learn how to transform themes from an exhibition into a teaching material. The purpose is to challenge the students to see opportunities and new ways of teaching by using innovative approaches.
Eksperimentarium (museum), every place and everything you can think of in order to develop a new teaching material.
Based on the visit at the Experimentarium or similar museum, you must choose one of the themes from the exhibition.
Describe following exhibition and turn it into a teaching material for a chosen level of age (feel free to choose between all classes from 1st to 9th Grade)
Describe your teaching material, which could be a task, game, treasure hunt, project etc. Explain how this material efforts entrepreneurial thinking, what parts of the entrepreneurial process is this material focusing on, what age group it is made for, what subjects could be implemented when using this material, how do you set goals, how will this material encourage the teaching differentiation and other didactical issues of interest. In other words you have to write a teacher’s guide to the material you have made!
Make a lesson plan for specific subject(s) (choose what subject(s) you want to implement yourself). The teaching material you have made has to be implemented in the lesson plan. The lesson plan has to contain:
learning objects and goals (academic and/or social goals)
a specific key-stage-level
a specific theme
the teaching material you have made
description of the exercises
description of how the pupils are to work
description of how you would evaluate this lesson plan
Explain how this lesson plan teaches entrepreneurial skills e.g. by making use of given theoretical background knowledge about Social Entrepreneurship
Build your challenge without words! The purpose of this activity is to learn to collaborate without too many words.
Spaghetti and marshmallows
Are you planning a teaching material with an innovative approach or are you making a lesson plan with entrepreneurial thinking? Here you will have a chance to develop creativity and innovation and generate new ideas in a different way. You will learn to design and develop new educational products (resources) using a different kind of materials, in a very creative way and to reflect on the use of everyday material in you teaching.