On 18 January, 11:00, the museum multimedia complex The Universe of Water (56, Shpalernaya st.) will accommodate the opening ceremony of VIII All-Russian Contest of extended education teachers “My Heart is Given To Children”.
Innovative approaches are used by Vodokanal not only in the production, but also in its educational activities. Vodokanal’s Youth Environmental Centre (2002), the water museum (2003) and the exhibition The Universe of Water (2008) are unique platforms of environmental education and training based on the principles of interaction and emotional impact on the visitors which are, indeed, actors in various activities.
The Contest participants will visit Vodokanal’s Youth Environmental Centre and the museum complex The Universe of Water, will be given a chance to communicate with those who created the museums and to learn how their work is organized.
During five days the contestants will compete in seven nominations including the environmental and pedagogic one. Twelve top educators of our country have been selected for the final contest in this nomination. St. Petersburg will be represented by an educator from the town of Kolpino. The contest winners in each nomination will be given the grand prize – the Crystal Key and also special prizes one of which is offered by Vodokanal St. Petersburg.