Best practices related to the theme of sustainability that are related to business ideas, productive activities that could create a value that is not only economic.
Describe the BEST PRACTICE
Proposer Country : Italy
To which subject of the Sustainibility does it refer?
8 – Decent Work and Economic Growth
14 – Life Below Water
17 – Partnerships for the Goals
Who does it practise ?
I.C. Renato Moro (School); “Co.MIR” – Southern Cooperative Surveys and Researches, “Ittica Jonica”- Cooperative Society, Department of Biology of the”A. Moro” University of Bari, Networked with the IISS- High School of Applied Sciences – Industrial Technician with sections of Computer Science and Telecommunication, Chemistry, Materials and Biotechnology “Majorana” Martina Franca.
Where? (If it belongs to B type, please indicate the geographic place)
In the Apulia Region, in Southern Italy, in the sea of Taranto.
The activity took place during the academic year 2016-2017
Why do you think that this best practice can be exported?
This activity is exportable as Best Practice because it is an important partnership between school, university and workers’ consortiums.
Describe the activity
The project was intended to expose the students to science and its research method throughout a task oriented and guided practice teaching approach. The on-site visits on the coast line, for inspection, detection and sample survey and collection, aimed to learn more about the oyster reproductive cycle (Ostrea Edulis).
Considering the local oyster farming cultural and historical roots, the oyster spat collection, the growing cycle, the organisms set aside, the morphometric evaluations and the environmental assessment were the main activities developed on the matter.