The obsolescence has as main
objective: economic profits by companies that manufacture the products we
consume, passing a background the care and respect of all the elements that
form the environment; air, water, plants, the human being, every product we
use, but that with the passage of time, many times in a short space of time, we
use it because it is obsolete, it stops working… offers a way to pollute our
After viewing the video " To Buy, To Throw Away, To Buy” (Screen and headlines youtube) in order to aware of
how the concept of planned obsolescence affects us in a very significant way to
our day-to-day and especially to our environment; therefore it is essential
that this content is in the stage of primary education, with the aim of
training our body with environmental values, and to know the impact of the
consumerism in the conservation of the environment.
The basic skills that students will reach with the
activities carried out on planned obsolescence are the following:
1. Linguistic communication.
2. About knowledge and interaction with the physical
3. Competence concerning information and communication
4. Social and civil competences.
5. Cultural and artistic competences.
6. The competence of learning to learn.
7. Personal autonomy and initiative.
It is mandatory to emphasize
all those the activities whose are mentioned below in order to delve in an
active and dynamic way so that generates in our students their curiosity, for opening their mind and understanding
what is happening. Why several products will be broken after a short time.
The materials and sources that we will use for the
development of the activities will be:
- Individual computers.
- Digital whiteboard.
- Access to internet.
- Markers, colored pencils, crayons etc.