Nature, a “monument” to adopt, love and defend

Schools adopt monuments®

By Fondazione Napoli Novantanove

Fondazione Napoli Novantanove

Ambiente (2017/2018) by Fondazione Napoli NovantanoveFondazione Napoli Novantanove

Since the beginning, the School adopt  monuments project has been characterized by its capacity to be able to "travel",  through the study of the monument, in the complexity and richness of the territory, to discover its identity and its most original and less known aspects.

Secular plane tree inside the Castle of Giarole, Don Milani primary school, From the collection of: Fondazione Napoli Novantanove
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We have chosen to adopt this tree in order to teach children respect for nature and how to appreciate the naturalistic dimension that surrounds them.

Platano secolare nel Castello di Giarole

The old harbour, Diso, pl. Castro, primary school, From the collection of: Fondazione Napoli Novantanove
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The students decided to adopt "Porto Vecchio" because it is the place that still preserves the memory of what has been. They searched everything that evoked the history of the place and that formed what they are today

Porto Vecchio

The "Baia delle Orte" stretch of coast, Otranto primary school, From the collection of: Fondazione Napoli Novantanove
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We have chosen to adopt it because it represents a place of unique naturalistic and landscape beauty that, therefore, must be known, safeguarded and enhanced.

Tratto di costa di Baia delle Orte

The Geen Cave, Andrano primary school, From the collection of: Fondazione Napoli Novantanove
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Green Cave is a naturalistic precious pearl that is still little known to most and that needs of protection and valorization. Despite being a true masterpiece of nature, it isn't imagined as a tourist destination.

La Grotta Verde

The Cilento National Park: a botanical garden, Vallo della Lucania Primary school, From the collection of: Fondazione Napoli Novantanove
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The National Park of Cilento is included in the UNESCO World Heritage list and in the European and Global Geoparks Network.The reason why we have chosen to adopt is to increase the knowledge.

Orto Botanico della Scuola

The fruit of olive tree, Giuseppe Mazzini secondary school, From the collection of: Fondazione Napoli Novantanove
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we have chosen to go on studying different aspects concerning the olive tree, that is to say ancient phases of oil production, from the olive harvest to the pressing in the mill.

L'ulivo

The Clitunno river, Bevagna-Cannara secondary school, From the collection of: Fondazione Napoli Novantanove
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We have chosen to adopt this river to investigate its relationship with Bevagna.It will be like a journey into the depths of the historical and cultural identity of our country

Il fiume Clitunno

The Cavalciotto and the ancient hydraulic system derived from it, Mascagni primary school, From the collection of: Fondazione Napoli Novantanove
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On the right bank of the river there is a building remained virtually intact since the Middle Ages, called the Casotto dei Calloni, where through 3 ancient hydraulic shutters still perfectly working.

Il Cavalciotto e l'antico sistema idraulico del Goro

Olivone and its park of ancient olive trees, M. Pratesi secondary school, From the collection of: Fondazione Napoli Novantanove
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We have chosen to adopt the Olivone because it will give us the possibility to investigate its environmental heritage,it is considered not the symbol of a community, of its identity, of its history.

L'Olivone e il parco degli Olivi di Semproniano

The Creuza, Teglia primary school, From the collection of: Fondazione Napoli Novantanove
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It is an ancient brick that connects the villages of Murta and Trasta (GE). The pavement dates back, probably to the nineteenth century.
The adoption is aimed above all to draw the attention of citizens and authorities on this heritage that must be protected.

La Creuza ex via Asilo infantile

The alpine path “wood is life”, Aprica primary school, From the collection of: Fondazione Napoli Novantanove
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It is a tematic route on the wood with descriptive panels, enriched by numerous photos, mounted on as many wooden display boards, covered and installed at regular intervals along the route.

Sentiero alpino di Aprica

The Crostolo river the hydraulic system that conveyed the water to the Reggia di Rivalta and the three statues of the torrents Crostolo, Secchia, Panaro, Lepido secondary school, From the collection of: Fondazione Napoli Novantanove
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The objectives, in line with our Plan of the Educational offer, are to educate to the respect and protection of the historical-artistic heritage and the environment of the city

Il fiume Crostolo

Naviglio Martesana, V. Bachelet secondary school, From the collection of: Fondazione Napoli Novantanove
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The aim of the interdisciplinary educational project was the study of the Martesana canal, which runs near our school so to guide students to understand how much it is important the importance for the whole area, both from a geo-scientific and historical point of view.

Naviglio Martesana

Ludovico il Moro: The Mora Bassa Mill, G. Bussi secondary school, From the collection of: Fondazione Napoli Novantanove
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Ludovico il Moro wanted this Mill as a gift to his wife Beatrice d'Este in 1494. Powered by the waters of the ancient Roggia Mora, it presents some characteristics that refer to the "Ideal City" of Leonardo da Vinci and inside it houses an important permanent exhibition of wooden models of Leonardesque machines, rigorously built according to the original drawings.

Il Mulino di Mora Bassa

The Tonnara of Solanto, Don Luigi Sturzo High School, From the collection of: Fondazione Napoli Novantanove
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The challenge that our students have created is to make known
i this pearl of rare and unknown beauty located on the west coast of Sicily between Bagheria and Santa Flavia. The choice was motivated by the possibility that the study of the site offers, by studying different aspects of local history, customs and crafts related to the life of seafarers. Moreover the chance to speak with the old

La tonnara di Solanto

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