Coronavirus and our society

 

The Coronavirus has become an international pandemic affecting many people and nations around the globe. It has also had a powerful impact on how societies function and other non-human entities as well. The project here aims to help students draw connections between themselves, how pandemics disrupt society, and all these are also linked to other non-human entities such as global warming and C02 emissions for example.​

UNIT OVERVIEW AND LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • This project seeks to address UN Sustainability Goal 3: Good Health and Wellbeing by helping students critically evaluate how Corona Virus impacts both the greater community and their daily lives.

 

  • The unit integrates the art-making technique paper collage with the digital tool Thinglink to create an interactive and informative image.

 

  • Students research the virus and sourcing information from a variety of media for example; online news outlets, videos, social media, television, radio, magazines/new papers.

 

  • Students can connect various human & non-human entities being impacted by the spread of the Coronavirus

UNITED NATIONS SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOAL ADDRESSED:

UN goal 3: Good Health and Wellbeing

TECHNOLOGY USED:

​Thinglink- 

Read more about using Thinglink in education- https://www.thinglink.com/channel/717857770820337666

ARTFORM USED:

Collage- A paper collage is an artistic technique in which you assemble a variety of cut out paper shapes and images together to create a unified larger composition. 

Read more about collage art form- https://mymodernmet.com/collage-art-collage/

Explore our lesson example with this interactive image

Teaching Materials

Free Lesson Plan PDF