1st lesson (7:45-8:30)

Topics: European Union & Communication

- Video: 50 Years EU
Description: Overview of post-World War II Europe, from a continent in ruins and a stirring Winston Churchill speech to the introduction of the euro and the EU's expansion to 27 Member States, via the Berlin Wall, space exploration and world-class fashion.
Discussion with pupils about the importance of cooperation.

- "United in Diversity": motto of the European Union.
Discussion about the linguistic and cultural wealth of Europe.
Pupils tried to create their motto about the European Union.

- It's fun to communicate!
PowerPoint presentation about the importance of communication in our life, the 3 components of the communication (verbal, nonverbal, paraverbal), dos and don'ts on each of these components, tips and advices for a concious presentation. The main aim of this presentation is to help pupils to present their ideas effectively and clearly.

- How to write clearly, EUBookshop's publication
Hints for writing a clear document, which is more effective, and more easily and quickly understood.
Click here to download this publication.

- Video: One day at the DG Communication (COMM)
Description: Informing Europeans about the Commission's activities and keeping abreast of public opinion in Europe. This is the twofold mission of DG Communication. In this clip you'll get a short glimpse of what it's really like in the EU's main nerve centre for communication and information.
Discussion about how the citizens are informed about EU policies.

2nd lesson (8:40-9:25)

- Pupils will chose one EU Member-State and they are going to be "delegates" of this State during the European Week. Pupils should prepare a presentation about their country using material from the Gateway to the European Union Each pupil took one carton A4 size.

Presentation and advices about how pupils can search on Europa about Member-States

3rd lesson (9:40-10:25)

Topic: Organic farming

- Video: Let the animals set the pace!
Description: Self-confident, "emancipated" chickens on a farm do not want to be rushed to lay their eggs. They know it takes time to produce a good quality, tasty egg. They don't let themselves be hassled, but rather let the farmer know when their eggs are ready and proudly present them to him. The spot has been produced for the European Organic Farming Campaign of the European Commission's Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development.

- Organic farming. Good for nature, good for you - website
Pupils were divided into two groups. One group prepared a presentation about the story "The cow and the milk" and the other group prepared a presentation about the story "The hen and the eggs".
Interested about pupils' presentations? Have a look here.

- Organic farming - Test your memory: interactive game

4th lesson (10:40-11:25)

Topic: Nutrition - Dairy products

- Video: The Milky Way

Description: A short film compiled to educate Primary Children about where milk comes from, how it is processed into cheese and yogurt and why dairy products should be included in a healthy balanced diet.

The story follows a pair of aliens visiting earth to discover all they can about cows and dairy for a homework assignment.
Click here to watch the video.

Comprehensive questions about the video:
1. Why do cows have got ear tags?
2. How much milk does a cow produce per day?
3. What was the first thing that farmer did before milk the cow?
4. What we must do with the milk once we have milked a cow?
5. Why does Jeff pasterize the milk?
6. What did Jeff add to the milk?
7. How many different types of cheese are there in the world?
8. How can we make yogurt?
9. What can we add to yogurt?
10. What dairy products can you find on "The Milky Way" galaxy?

- Me and my breakfast
Pupils presented what do they have for breakfast and how many dairy products do they consume daily.

- Poster about milk
Pupils were divided in two groups and they designed a poster about milk and dairy products in order to sensitize their friends to have strong bones and teeth.

5th lesson (11:35-12:20)

Topic: Nutrition

- Video: Healthy eating made easier

- The tasty bunch - website
Pupils read the food stories.

- My nutrition plan
Pupils designed their nutrition plan (Monday-Sunday, foods and ingredients for breakfast, lunch and dinner) after reading about the nutrition pyramid on the Internet.