Educational Program for Museum Workers
For museum workers to learn about saving seeds
Target group: This curriculum is for museum workers
Location: Carry out in any indoor space.
Staff: One - two persons.
Duration: 3 h.
Preparation: Guide to Seed Saving and A Guide to Making Heritage Plant Inventories, worked out by the project Growing Seed Savers.
Starting up with presentation of participants. Each person tells why they participate in this education.
What makes a heritage plant different, special and valuable?
How can we save heritage seeds? (growing seeds, different plants, cross pollination, safe distances, collecting, cleaning and storing of seeds)
The cooperational module worked out in the project Growing Seed Savers in Museums, slide one is shown. Participants are divided in small groups of 2-4 persons. Each group will think what kind of activities their own museum could carry out during 15 minutes. Each group tells what ideas they came up with. The cooperational module worked out in the project Growing Seed Savers in Museums, slide two is shown. New ideas are added to the model.
Discussion on how we can continue the cooperation?
Participants will get one exemplar of Guide to Seed Saving and A Guide to Making Heritage Plant Inventories, both worked out by the project Growing Seed Savers.
Evaluation of the education: Asking each participant how she / he can utilize the information obtained during the education. It is important that each person will say something as the learning will occur first after the reflection.
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