Articles | Volume 3, issue 2
Geosci. Commun., 3, 443–452, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-443-2020

Special issue: Five years of Earth sciences and art at the EGU (2015–2019)

Geosci. Commun., 3, 443–452, 2020
https://doi.org/10.5194/gc-3-443-2020

Research article 16 Dec 2020

Research article | 16 Dec 2020

10 years with planet Earth: the essence of primary school children's drawings

Giuliana D'Addezio

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Calendari scolastici E. Rocchetti http://istituto.ingv.it/it/calendari-scolastici.html

INGV calendar for school G. D'Addezio https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4302205

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This summary of 10 years of INGV’s calendar competitions for primary schools describes an experience of Earth science education through drawings. We have asked children to send drawings about Earth sciences and the dynamics of planet Earth. In addition to the competition, the drawings reflect impressions and thoughts and illustrate the children’s point of view. One can sense a great sensitivity, consideration, responsiveness and respect for the planet and a positive feeling towards science.
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