In the first year of operation, Ung SciShop worked together with two classes and their teachers at the middle school in Sjöbo municipality and in Lund municipality, at Storkskolan in Blentarp and Svaleboskolan in Veberöd. The questions raised by the middle school children within Ung SciShop meant that six university students at the Master's program LUMES saw that there was a need for educational material and in group work they developed the card game "Go fish in Vombsjön".
Questions and proposals for solutions for climate change and in sustainable development that middle school children brought forward in conversations with researchers from LUCSUS at Lund University in autumn 2021.
Read more about the LUMES students and the card game Finns i Vombsjön, which is available in both an English and Swedish version.
Based on the questions raised by the middle school students, six university students took on the quest how sustainability issues can be visualized and discussed among young people and in families.
Together, the students designed the game "Go fish in Vombsjön". The game is an educational tool that teaches children about the various sustainability issues around lake Vombsjön in Skåne, what problems exist, what causes them and how a family can contribute to reducing the problems. The development of the game was done by the students in the course "Knowledge to Action" (K2A) within the Master's program in Environmental Studies and Sustainability Science (LUMES) at Lund University.
At the start-up in September 2021, the Ung SciShop project was presented to the public. The activity was held at Stensoffa, which is a research station for the biology department at Lund University. Filmmaker Nille Leander interviewed the partner organizations in Ung SciShop, Sara Brogaard from LUCSUS at Lund University and Jasmine Cederqvist from ARNA. See this, and other, films that present Ung SciShop på youtube
Each operating year is based on a theme that is adapted to the current curriculum. The practical work is developed together with the teachers involved and to the special needs found in individual classes. The feedback from the classes and their teachers shapes the next year's work.
Land Art is an art form where you create temporary art with natural materials. By using all the senses out in nature, curiosity about the connections in nature is stimulated and anchoring points are created for fact-based knowledge that stays in the memory for a long time.