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Within the project works, a set of environmental awareness activities are planned with schools and the general public. Environmental interpretation field trips, activities in schools, visits to intervention areas, among others, will be planned and implemented through Parque Escola and Parque Aberto.


Bugs Life

20/05/2019

Activity directed to elementary school with the aim of:

  • Understanding what insects are and their role in Nature;
  • Explore the anatomy of insects and their life cycle;
  • The particular case of Azorean beetles;
  • Demystify the negative image about Insects.

A presentation will be made about Insects, in particular the endemic beetles of the Azores and their importance in Nature and to humans. Throughout the activity students will build the life cycle of insects and / or explore the anatomy of insects through a small puzzle.

Register your class here.

Activity included in the Parque Escola offer.

Entomologist for a day

20/05/2019

Activity directed for middle school with the main purpose of:

  • Understanding the diversity of Insects in Nature and their main characteristics;
  • Understanding the functions of Insects in Nature and utility to humans;
  • Change the negative perception of insects;
  • Stimulate curiosity for entomology.

A presentation will be made at the school on the variety of arthropods, focusing on insects and their importance for nature and for humans. In the end, it will be demonstrated how to use an insect trap to use in the field. There will also be the opportunity to observe some insects under the magnifying glass, exploring their main characteristics.

Register your class here.

Activity included in the Parque Escola offer.

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