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Ecologies: A Song for Our Planet

What impact do we have on our environment? What are the consequences of our actions? This activity gets students thinking about environmental issues as they discover artworks that pay tribute to nature and prompt us to reflect on our planet’s delicate balance.

Information


Online

The class meets with a mediator virtually.

Duration
60 to 75 min (one period)

Cost
240 $

In-class

A mediator comes to your classroom to carry carries out an activity.*
*Certain conditions apply.

Duration
60 to 75 min (one period)

Cost
280 $

Reservations

514-285-2000

Raise students’ awareness about

  • The beauty and richness of the natural world
  • Earth’s fragile ecological balance
  • The effects of human activities on the environment
Creative activity

  • Create a cyanotype using elements from nature.
Activities

In connection with the Broad Area of Learning Environmental Awareness and Consumer Rights and Responsibilities

6 min
Have students watch the video featuring Boucar Diouf on the EducArt platform.

Plant the seeds for a fruitful experience

In advance of your Museum visit, think of ways you can pique your students’ curiosity, arouse their enthusiasm and lessen any nervousness they might have. This is also a great time to establish interdisciplinary connections, if desired.

To explore the topic further

Read the short text on the artwork Flowered Quivers by Paul-Émile Borduas on the EducArt platform.

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