The lesson aims to show its participants the impact of trees on the quality of human life, they also learn about the job of a landscape architect. The workshop conducted within the lesson includes working in groups and designing greenery on a housing estate. Each group receives a board with the plan in the scale of 1:200 with marked streets and houses and models of 5 types of trees. The task is to plan the positioning of greenery. Flashlights imitating the sun during the design phase allow checking which area is in the shade. During the classes the participants learn to distinguish crown shapes of selected trees (e.g. spruce, poplar, linden). The classes are accompanied by educational activities for the students, which can be downloaded from the Educational materials tab.
Lesson duration: about 1.5 hour.