Thursday, 12 November 2009

The Blue Ribbon

~ Demonstration Page using content deployed to Icodeon Common Cartridge Platform ~

Exploring the River Danube and our European Identity

The Danube in Budapest

Known to history as one of the long-standing frontiers of the Roman Empire, the River Danube flows through, or forms a part of the borders of, ten countries:

Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Romania, Bulgaria, Moldova, and Ukraine.

"... the River Danube crosses borders and connects countries - but what else connects us? Similar ideas? Technology? Common values? A shared environment? ..."

Use the map to trace the course of the Danube from its source in Germany to its delta in the Black Sea, via four European capital cities.

~ Map Mashup with content from Icodeon CC Platform ~

Use the questions below to check your knowledge of the key facts about the River Danube.

You will need to know about the course of the River Danube, the cities and countries through which it flows, as well as the how the river has played a part in European history.

~ QTI Assessment Tool from Icodeon CC Platform ~

The River Danube crosses borders and connects countries, but what else connects us? Similar ideas? Technology? A future environment?

  • Might there be interests that we all share?

  • Are there values that all Europeans agree on?

  • How does technology remove barriers and borders?








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