logo do site  In Town without my car, http://www.22september.org/info/en/camp.html

Introduction | Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion


   

Welcome to this WebQuest!

In today's towns, there are a great many cars. And although people complain, the number of cars is increasing.

All these cars create air and noise pollution, and poor quality of life for all the people who live and work there.

Besides, it has serious effects on public health and on the global environment of the Earth. What can be done to avoid this sort of pollution and improve the quality of life we lead in today's towns? You and your partners are invited to search for information about this important issue.

You will be asked to process and transform the information you find, and, by playing roles, you will be asked to use your imagination and be creative!

Have fun!

            

 
 

 
Your task is to participate in a TV programme whose aim is to launch the campaign "In Town, Without My Car" and debate the advantages of the "Car Free Day" initiative.

According to your role, you will:

Working in a team and playing roles, you will research several websites to collect information on the objectives of this campaign, the problems of today's towns and what can be done to minimize them.

 

          

 

 

 

 

 

Environmental Activist

http://www.22september.org/info/en/air.html

http://www.iclei.org/sb1.htm

Public Health Officer

http://www.22september.org/info/en/health.html

http://www.22september.org/info/en/qua.html

Mobility Consultant

http://www.22september.org/info/en/solu.html

http://www.carfreecities.org/

http://www.epommweb.org/

City Hall Official

http://www.22september.org/info/en/camp2.html

http://www.22september.org/info/en/camp3.html

http://www.22september.org/info/en/camp4.html

http://www.22september.org/charte/index.html

http://www.22september.org/pdf/char01en.pdf

Advocate of Alternative Sources of Energy

http://www.22september.org/info/en/consu.html

http://www.nsc.org/ehc/mobile/alternat.htm

http://www.avere.org/range/en/default.html

http://www.22september.org/info/en/solu4.html

Minister of the Environment

http://www.22september.org/info/en/solu6.html

http://www.epa.gov/ghginfo/qa/index.htm

http://www.saep.org/forDB/forDBNov00/AIRCLIMkyotobackgroundUNEP001101.htm

The National Coordinator of the Campaign

http://www.22september.org/part/en/news.html

http://www.22september.org/pdf/cp01_en.pdf

http://www.22september.org/part/en/partners.html


 

 

 


At the conclusion of this webquest you will be evaluated on how well you have accomplished the task assigned.
A rubric is used to have you evaluate your work.


 

 

 


By doing this webquest you have acquired a lot more knowledge about the problems that affect our towns: air pollution, noise pollution, traffic jams, poor quality of life. These affect us all. However, you have also learned that something can be done to improve our quality of life in today's towns.
Now that you have finished, what new insights has this project brought to your view of these issues?
Has it changed in any way your vision of the world?

 

Introduction | Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion


Thanks to all those who encouraged and motivated the construction of this webquest,
namely Philip Franklin, for his help, support and language revision.

Comments and suggestions: Fernanda Rodrigues

October 2001

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