Educational workshop dedicated to English Summer Camp 2017 participants „Threats to the environment and humanity from electronic waste ”

English Summer/Winter Camp is a charity educational program, organized twice a year by Project Management Institute – Poland Chapter. It enables children from orphanages, foster families and families with low financial status to participate in the intensive English course during their vacation as well as numerous workshops, games and activities organized and led by our volunteers.

Thanks to close cooperation between PMI PC and AURAEKO, educational workshop ,, Threats to the environment and humanity from electronic waste” took part during charity camp English Summer Camp 2017, that was held in Szarlota near Kościerzyna. Participants consisted of 35 children in age from 9 to 13 years. The children were divided into 2 workshop groups.

At the beginning, the children were combined in pairs. Next they took a part in introduction about practice of protecting the natural environment – they learned what recycling and waste segregation are and discovered what electronic waste means. Later children had an opportunity to see an example of electronic devices in their own environment and thought of their proper disposal methods. Children became acquainted with recycling methods and places where people can segregate wastes. Also pupils discussed good practices of reducing power consumption in our houses, with help of the teacher. At the end of the first part of workshop, children took a part in competition that was based on guessing English names of electronic devices.

During second part of the workshop, each pair was obliged to prepare a pictures which presented electronic devices or machines. After making the posters, teacher talked with children about methods of economic usage and electronic waste disposal. Posters were composed into small gallery and discussed with teacher. Participants obtained rewards – gadgets from company AURAEKO for their commitment and successful work.