Submitted by: Verein energie:autark Kötschach-Mauthen
Implemented country: Austria
Title: Learning Garden of renewable energies
In collaboration with the association "energy: self-sufficient Kötschach-Mauthen", Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schmölzer (Carinthia University of Education), Christian Finger (Climate Alliance Carinthia), DI Christoph Aste MSc (Asteenergy, engineering consultants for renewable energy) and elementary and secondary school-Kötschach Mauthen was developed within one year of an educational plan for the implementation of the learning garden. The "Learning Garden of renewable energies", 300 m², an experimental workshop in the former seminary premises of the market town of Kötschach-Mauthen for schools and teachers from primary to secondary level 2, the possibility of an "experiential education" on biomass, solar, hydro and wind power and discourage energy saving in a learning workshop. On offer is for the student a slot-car racing track, which can be driven with the force of the hands has a Flaschensesselzug, an ergometer, which allows you to operate a radio and a myriad of small, fascinating experiments.