16. A TRIP TO EXPO MILANO 2015

WEB QUEST: Before going to Milan to visit EXPO 2015, let's find out more information about the Exhibition.

A. INTRODUCTION        

Visit http://www.expo2015.org/en/learn-more and answer the questions

1.When and where does the Expo 2015 take place?                             2. What’s the name of the mascot? What does it look like? 

3. How many countries are participating?                                                  4. How big is the area of Expo?

EXTRA TASK:  Find out more about the history and the meaning of EXPO

http://www.expo2015.org/en/learn-more/the-history-/the-meaning-of-expo

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qizg7a-52jg


B. Focus on the COMMUNICATION CAMPAIGN

Visit http://www.expo2015.org/en/learn-more/the-theme

 5. What’s the core theme? 

 6. Watch the commercial and say what you think the key idea and or techniques are

 7. Describe the advertising campaign designed for Expo Milano

Expo Milano 2015 - Institutional video in English  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qizg7a-52jg


C. EXPLORE http://www.expo2015.org/en/explore :

8. What’s the difference between clusters and thematic areas? .

9. What's Pavillion Zero? Where is it ?  Why is it a special place at EXPO?

10. What's the Tree of Life? What does it represent?   http://www.expo2015.org/en/news/all-news/the-tree-of-life-has-been-raised--a-contemporary-work-that-has-its-roots-in-the-renaissance


D. Focus on the THEMATIC AREAS  and visit

 

http://www.expo2015.org/en/explore/thematic-areas

 

11. How many thematic areas are there and what types of educational experiences do they provide?

12. Which thematic area would you like to visit and why?


E. Focus on PARTICIPANTS and visit

http://www.expo2015.org/en/participants

 13. What’s the difference between official and non official participants?

 14. How about Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs)?

15. Do all participants have their own website? What does this imply? Compare, for example, Slovenia http://www.expo2015.org/en/participants/countries/slovenia         and Lithuania http://www.expo2015.org/en/participants/countries/lithuania                        How are they different?


OVER TO YOU

F. Expo Milano 2015 is a thrilling round-the-world trip brimming with surprises. Every pavilion offers a journey through the culture, perfumes, colors and traditions of its people

 http://www.expo2015.org/en/unmissable--pavilion-attractions

 Choose a COUNTRY and analyse its participation to Expo as regards –the pavilion; -the slogan; -the promotional technique(s) the organizers have decided to use

 http://www.expo2015.org/en/participants/countries

 

Look at the interactive map and describe the Exhibition Site. http://www.expo2015.org/en/explore#

Where’s your favourite pavilion?
16. Choose a pavilion and find out –where it is; -a picture of the pavilion; -why they have decided to build it in this particular shape or with these characteristics; - what it focuses on; -how it is organised; -if it has a slogan and or offers gadgets and why


EXTRA INFORMATION AND ACTIVITIES

G. A BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY

http://www.expo2015.org/en/partners

Why is Expo a business opportunity?

 H.Why do you think there is an APP for the Expo? What can you use it for?

WHAT'S OPEN EXPO?

http://dati.openexpo2015.it/en



THE MILAN CHARTER

Read the article and watch the video. What is it about? Why is it important?

http://carta.milano.it/en/

Read the Children's Milan Chart

http://carta.milano.it/childrens-milan-charter/

 Will you sign it? You can do it online too!!