following each pair of science activities,youth engage in:
The “Camera” component of SCA aligns with the “Heart,” or caring, focus of education for sustainability. Specifically, photovoice aims to enhance youths’ awareness of the interconnectedness of the natural world. As a pedagogical technique, photovoice aims to facilitate youths’ ability to make connections between their own lives and SCA’s science content, simultaneously making abstract science concepts more concrete as well as personally relevant.
head * heart * Hands
education for sustainability
In Photovoice, youth:
Take digital photographs conveying their thoughts and feelings about program topics;
Engage in group discussions about the content and meaning of their photographs;
Identify emerging themes revealed by photovoice sessions;
Translate them into action plans.
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