Off to the museum: an animal rally is born!

©Marc Bieschinsky


The students had a lot of fun developing the rally for other children to use. Now the students of the OGS Nordschule, the OGS Bernhardschule and the Marienschule in Bonn ceremoniously received their certificates for participating in the project “Off to the museum: an animal rally is created”.


Over a period of two weeks, the children got to know the Koenig Museum of the Leibniz Institute for the Analysis of Biodiversity Change in Bonn. The young people developed questions around the topic of nature and then produced video and audio material for their own digital rallies through the exhibition. These rallies will be available to other students in the future.

The alliance partner is the sk stiftung jugend und medien of Sparkasse KölnBonn.
The project was funded by the BMBF and the German Museums Association as part of “Kultur macht stark – Bündnisse für Bildung.

From icy cold North and South Pole regions to burning hot savannahs of Africa, from tropical rainforests to dust-dry deserts: these are the settings of our stories. The participants explored the exhibitions at Museum Koenig, took a look at the natural science collections, and created their own concept on questions related to nature and exhibitions.

Viola Fatic and Paul Reinholz, lecturers at the sk stiftung jugend und medien of Sparkasse KölnBonn, and Birgit Klasen, visitor guide at Museum Koenig, managed to design a varied program that combined natural science content with current media technology, despite Corona measures. A special highlight was the interview with Prof. Bernahrd Misof, director of the museum.


Alliance partners:

Museum Koenig
sk foundation youth and media of Sparkasse KölnBonn
OGS North School
OGS Bernhard School
Marienschule Bonn

With the program “Kultur macht stark – Bündnisse für Bildung” (Culture makes you strong – alliances for education) the BMBF supports extracurricular offers of cultural education. The Museum Koenig and the sk stiftung jugend und medien of the Sparkasse KölnBonn have been working together with numerous cooperation partners for 5 years to realize various projects.


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