-Geoethics in education: from theory to practice (leading partner from Israel)
IT TOOK PLACE IN ISRAEL FROM THE 13TH UNTIL 17TH OF JANUARY 2020
The objectives were: (i) to find out what are the positions of Geoscience educators regarding the teaching of Geoethics in their institutes; (ii) to demonstrate how to teach the different aspects of Geoethics (risks, resources, parks/preservation, water/environment) using a variety of learning resources in different learning environments. Presentations of invited geoscientists and discussions with partners were held in the Weizmann Institute of Science. Partners visited “Solar Guerilla” exhibition in the TLV museum (Tel Aviv) and had 3 field trips days to: Makhtesh Hatira “The rock cycle of Makhtesh Hatira”, Makhtesh Ramon “A window to the geological history of southern Israel”, Dead Sea area “Interaction between georisks and geo-resources along the Dead Sea”, Ein Gedi Natural Reserve “Ein Gedi’s mineral water plant – Is it a geoethical case?” and Jerusalem as an integration of hydrological Geoethics with geopolitics and geotourism.