The city and its productive activities
An activity to discover your city and its productive activities and to present research with PowerPoint.
Young people (18 – 25)
Previous skills: Use of Google and Power Point
Recommended size of the group: 10 students
Teams of two people
WOW priority topics covered:
- Communication skills
- Media literacy
- Sense of self & community
Expected learning outcomes
Knowledge of productive activities of different cities, skills to categorize and sort relevant information on the internet, teamwork abilities and problem solving skills.
In this session, each team will search information on google regarding the main productive activities of the city they live in and of a city where they would like to live. After, they will present it to the rest of their teammates, using Power Point as a tool to support the presentation. This will allow, at the end of the session, for the students to think about the similarities and differences of the city they live in relation to the other cities.
Students will learn about productive activities and will be more aware of where they live.
Place / Environment
ICT Classroom or Classroom with Laptops.
Tools / Materials / Resources
1 computer connected to the internet and with Power Point available for each participant or workteam.
Step by step description of the activity / content
- The trainer asks the teams to identify the main productive activities of the city they live in and of a city where they would like to live and prepare a presentation with the results of their work (5 min).
- The students google the requested information and make their power point presentation (which should include text and images) (20 min).
- Students present their work the class, supported by the Power Point presentation(5 min each presentation; Total time:25 min)
- The trainer asks the students to express their thoughts on the similarities and differences of the city they live in relation to other cities (10 min).
FeedbackEach participant will complete a questionnaire to evaluate the session and what they learned. As well as their comments and suggestions for improvements.
Assessment & Evaluation
This session allows the teacher to evaluate learning outcomes by observing the way in which the students work during the training:
- Skills in using the Internet to find and select information and images