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Activity 08: Improvement of Biodiversity

Species protection in your own home

Objective: Learners will get to know various possibilities to support species protection in and around their own home
Learning outcomes: Learners are able to describe and plan a space. They are able to give reasons for its individual components and its importance for the protection of species.
Previous knowledge: They should have knowledge on supportive measures in the context of the protection of species Duration: 40 min.
Materials / Conditions: Internet access
Methods / Techniques: Creative thought, description
Learning subject: Biodiversity / Module 2: Biodiversity and environmental protection / Level: expert learning

Home and garden offer a huge area for many species and every owner can contribute to biodiversity in his own home. If you meet several preconditions, one can establish one’s own biotope in the garden.

You bought a beautiful site and want to build a house on it. As a friend of nature, you put a huge emphasis on the protection and preservation of species.
Describe and make a sketch of your site including house and garden in a design that promotes biodiversity. Search the internet for sensible solutions for masonry, roof and garden so that many animals will feel comfortable here. Which plants would you plant? Exotic or endemic ones? Give reasons for your answers.

Resources: none

Possible results
- creating many ecological niches
- Hotels for insects, nest boxes, special structures in roof and masonry

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Author: Samira Marschall
Aus dem Deutschen übersetzt von Jana Prokaka

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