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How can settlements be more sustainable? (p. 94 - 95)

Where do we live?
Statement of Inquiry: Settlements develop and change due to a variety of processes and their sustainability allows them to function successfully, affecting the identity of that location.

Key Concept: Change

Related Concepts: Processes; Sustainability

Global Context: Identities and relationships 
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In deze les zitten 21 slides, met interactieve quizzen, tekstslides en 1 video.

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Where do we live?
Statement of Inquiry: Settlements develop and change due to a variety of processes and their sustainability allows them to function successfully, affecting the identity of that location.

Key Concept: Change

Related Concepts: Processes; Sustainability

Global Context: Identities and relationships 

Slide 1 - Tekstslide

How can settlements be more sustainable? 
These two classes, you wil learn about how settlements can be more sustainable. 
The literal translation of sustainability in Dutch is 
duurzaamheid. 

In the next wordcloud, fill in at least 5 words you think of when considering the key-word: sustainable city.

Slide 2 - Tekstslide

Sustainable City

Slide 3 - Woordweb

Read p. 94

In your own words, give a definition to the key-word: sustainable city.


Slide 4 - Open vraag

Check out the text next to the paragraph title on p. 94 and translate the following statement to Dutch:

"In the planning and designing of new communities, housing projects and urban renewal, the planners need to give consideration to the kind of world that is being created for the children who will be growing up in these setting".

Slide 5 - Open vraag

One of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)
is to create ;more sustainable cities and communites'

Go the the website: https://sdgs.un.org/goals or watch the video
and make a list of all the goals that the UN wants to achieve.


Slide 6 - Open vraag

How can settlements be more sustainable? 
Read the text on p. 94 and check out Figure 4.21 about sustainable practices for cities. 

On the next slide, drag the pictures on to the right sustainable practice. 

You can zoom in on the pictures to enlarge! 


Slide 7 - Tekstslide

Energy efficiency 
Green spaces (parks/rooftop gardening)
Reuse of old industrial sites
Higher quality public transport systems
Walkability and cycling schemes
Increased use of local farming 

Slide 8 - Sleepvraag

How can settlements be more sustainable? 
Watch the next video about Copenhagen, the captial of Denmark. 

Copenhagen is a good example of a sustainable city. In the video you will see how the city is doing that. 

During the video, answer the questions. 


Slide 9 - Tekstslide

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Slide 10 - Video

01:09
What does carbon neutrality actually mean?

Slide 11 - Open vraag

01:40
Why does taking a bike reduce carbon emissions?

Slide 12 - Open vraag

02:04
Why could people not swim in the Copenhagen harbor before?

Slide 13 - Open vraag

02:50
How is de temperature in the houses of Copenhagen being warmed up or cooled down?

Slide 14 - Open vraag

03:24
What kind of problems is Street Lab trying to solve?

Slide 15 - Open vraag

03:59
How does Copenhagen deal with air polution?

Slide 16 - Open vraag

04:47
Why are the people of Copenhagen so important in making the city sustainable?

Slide 17 - Open vraag

How can settlements be more sustainable? 
Read p. 95 About Frankfurt, Germany - a sustainable city? and check out Figure 4.22

Frankfurt was recently named as the most sustainable city in the world owing to its practices that look to improve the quality of life for people living there. 

Answer the question on the next slide.



Slide 18 - Tekstslide

Read p. 95

Make a list of at least 5 practices the city of Frankfurt is doing to improve the quality of live for the people who live there.

Slide 19 - Open vraag

Check out Figure 4.22 on p. 95

Explain why this picture shows a good example of a practice that improves the quality of life.

Slide 20 - Open vraag

Think about how the school can be more sustainable.

Make a list of actions you can do to improve the sustainabilty of the school. Think about energy use, environmental impact and projects/effort students and teachers could/need to do.

Slide 21 - Open vraag