Virtual Exploration and Design for a Sustainable World

Get a global introduction to sustainable design by using Google Maps and Google Earth as tools for virtual exploration. Analyze sites of past settlements and come up with your own design for a sustainable dwelling or community of the future.

Students will gain a deeper understanding of geography, world history and sustainable design as they explore world regions. We will examine historical sites and consider why those sites were successful. After analyzing several case studies, students will learn basic concepts of sustainable design and then sketch a house of the future for a specific site using their new perspective.  The class is aimed at students interested in maps, geography, history, natural environments, and sustainable architecture and design.

Availability description

Thursday, July 29th, 2021

3:00pm - 4:30pm

Date(s)
Age/Grade Level
Grades 6-8
Cost Range
Free
Time of Day
Afternoon
Opportunity type
School Programs
Area of Interest
Earth Science/Ecology
Engineering
Financial Support or Scholarship Available?
No
NGSS Aligned?
No
Location Address:
VIRTUAL, San Diego, California, 92101
Contact Name:
Library NExT
Email:
librarynext@sandiego.gov
Telephone:

Virtual Exploration and Design for a Sustainable World

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