Project-based learning Unit: Qianlong Garden, Beijing, China
This project-based learning unit is one of a series developed by World Monuments Fund and World Savvy, an education organization dedicated to engaging youth in community and world affairs. By combining WMF’s knowledge and experience in the heritage field with World Savvy’s education mission and network, this series seeks to prepare the next generation of leaders to learn, work, and thrive as responsible global citizens. The Qianlong Garden unit is designed to engage students in grades 6 to 12 in an exploration of this treasured element of the Forbidden City in Beijing, China. It provides a basis from which students can engage with the artworks and masterpieces found in the Garden and learn more about the craft of conservation and the role of international collaboration in preserving such important sites.