Primärmaterial/Quelle

Siemens Stiftung

World Water Day

Website (Eng., Fr., Sp.)
Official site of the annual World Water Days.

The United Nations General Assembly in Resolution 55/196 proclaimed the year 2003 as the International Year of Freshwater.

Information and ideas:
Ideally suited for further research on many water topics. It also presents local and global projects on concrete measures.

Medientypen

Primärmaterial/Quelle

Lernalter

11-18

Schlüsselwörter

Water

Sprachen

Englisch

Primärmaterial/Quelle

Siemens Stiftung

Water worldwide - 10 interactive quizzes

Web resource (Ger., Eng., Fr.):
Under the title "Water worldwide" there are ten interactive quizzes on the Year of Water 2003.

The choices are:
- water is precious
- water connects
- water is becoming scarce
- clean water, please
- who owns water?
- too much and too little
- water nourishes
- water is heavy
- water is fun
- water is wise

Information and ideas:
Good as an introduction, but also to round off various topics on water.

Primärmaterial/Quelle

Siemens Stiftung

Water - European Commission

Website:
Information about political initiatives and legislative programs in the European Union relating to water quality and water resources.

This website provides detailed information about political initiatives and legislative programs in the European Union relating to water quality and water resources. The aim is to ensure that Europe will have clean water of a sufficient quality.

Information and ideas:
Ideally suited for in-depth inquiry on many water topics.

Primärmaterial/Quelle

Siemens Stiftung

Otolaryngology

Website:
Website of the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery.

The website offers a broad spectrum of information on the whole field of ear, nose and throat-related areas which goes way beyond the subjects of hearing and hearing impairment. The scientific level of the information requires a certain amount of basic knowledge.

Information and ideas:
Students can find detailed information here. A good reference site for teachers and parents as well.

Primärmaterial/Quelle

Siemens Stiftung

Experiments on photosynthesis

Web resource:
Experimentation instructions and ideas on the subject of photosynthesis for every school grade.

This resource with 30 pages compiles experiments on various highlighted topics related to photosynthesis in the broadest sense:
· Sun as an energy source
· Chlorophyll
· Energy from the sun and water
· Oxygen as a by-product of photosynthesis
· Chemical energy
· Energy efficiency.

Information and ideas:
This collection of experiments was formed as part of a continuing education course for biologists at the Schulbiologiezentrum Hannover (Hanover school biology center).

Primärmaterial/Quelle

Siemens Stiftung

Columbia Regional Sewage Plant

Web resource:
Website of the Columbia Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant.


Information and ideas:
This resource is also well suited for independent analysis by the students for presentations and projects.

Primärmaterial/Quelle

Siemens Stiftung

The Ear, Hearing and Hearing Impairment: Sound match

Website (Eng., Sp.):
Learning how to read from interactive, phonetically-backed animations.

Here, students can interactively play a recording of the words and then match them to the pictures.

Information and ideas:
Suitable for independent student work.

Bildungsbereiche

Elementarbildung

Fach- und Sachgebiete

Biologie

Medientypen

Primärmaterial/Quelle

Lernalter

6-10

Schlüsselwörter

Sound

Sprachen

Englisch

Primärmaterial/Quelle

Siemens Stiftung

The Ear, Hearing and Hearing Impairment: European Commission - environment

Website:
Website where the topic of "noise avoidance and reduction - protect the environment" is dealt with.

Internet address which can be used as starting point for inquiry into legal aspects.

Information and ideas:
Good basis for independent inquiry and to find material for class papers.

Primärmaterial/Quelle

Siemens Stiftung

Hydropower and energy

Web resource:
Flash presentation on hydropower and energy.

Information and ideas:
More appropriate as introductory video for the topic, but also contains detailed information.

Primärmaterial/Quelle

Siemens Stiftung

Mineral-, Quell-, Tafelwasser

Webressource:Begriffsklärung und Warenkunde zu Mineral-, Quell-, Tafelwasser.Natürliches Mineralwasser ist Wasser, das besondere Anforderungen erfüllen muss, damit es amtlich anerkannt und für den Vertrieb zugelassen wird.In Deutschland gibt es allein über 700 natürliche Mineralwässer und über 70 Heilwässer.