The Alento River Oasis: Didactic tours

The Alento River Oasis promotes educational activities for students in primary and middle schools, guided tours for students of secondary school, even activating cooperation with Italian and foreign Universities.

The educational projects aims are to promote environmental protection, educating and sensitizing the younger generation through training courses about technology and eco-sustainability. Classrooms can choose a guided tour of the dam and general introduction to the territory of the oasis, or to opt for a specific theme. Classrooms can choose a guided tour of the dam and general introduction to the territory of the oasis, or to opt for a specific theme.

A full list of didactic proposals distinguishes the training offer;
it can also be enhanced by new learning pathways in accordance with areas of interest and educational objectives of the teachers.

Programmi per la giornata intera

  • Le attività previste per la mezza giornata possono anche essere distribuite nell’arco dell’intera giornata, prevedendo cioè l’escursione naturalistica in oasi, la visita guidata alla diga e ai sistemi di monitoraggio e la visita all’orto botanico.
    Costo del programma: € 7,50 ad alunno

  • La giornata intera prevede l’escursione naturalistica in oasi, la visita guidata alla diga e ai sistemi di monitoraggio e la visita all’orto botanico un laboratorio e/o una attività a scelta tra quelle proposte.
    Costo del programma: € 10,00 ad alunno

Programmi per la ½ giornata

  • La ½ giornata standard prevede l’escursione naturalistica in oasi, la visita guidata alla diga e ai sistemi di monitoraggio e la visita all’orto botanico.
    Costo del programma: € 5,50 ad alunno

  • La ½ giornata può anche essere strutturata prevedendo la visita alla diga ed ai sistemi di monitoraggio e aggiungendo un laboratorio e/o attività didattica a scelta tra quelli proposti.
    Costo del programma: € 8,00 ad alunno

La tariffa include: una guida ogni 35 alunni, materiale didattico di approfondimento in classe, eventuale utilizzo dell’area picnic.
È possibile integrare i programmi con l’escursione guidata in battello al costo di € 2,00 a persona.

Per le scuole è prevista la possibilità di pranzare al ristorante sito all'interno dell'Oasi Fiume Alento.
Il costo del menù scuole è di € 9,00 Self-Service oppure € 10,00 Servito.


I'm the river

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I'm the forest

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Ecoplastic (manual)

By using milk and molds, it’s possible to explain how you can get the ecoplastica and how to obtain different objects with it. The workshop activity includes two moments. The first phase is dedicated to the introduction of general concepts [...]

Riciclarta (manual)

By using specialized tools you understand how you can make a sheet of paper.The educational workshop is structured in phases that provide a preliminary introduction of listening and observation, explanation intermediate during which show all the items needed to [...]

Herbarium (botany)

By walking in the nature you may collect the leaves of the main species of trees or shrubs on site, or wildflowers and grasses and proceed to their identification. Through games of similarity you may observe shapes and colors and [...]

The Compost

Are we sure that all waste have to be thrown away? At one time our grandmothers used to recover leftovers to give animals at the end of every meal. It is on the basis of this principle that, starting from [...]

The orchard greenhouse

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The dam and monitoring systems

By covering the crowning it is introduced the history of the dam of Piano della Rocca, from the phases of construction to commissioning, from the materials used to the exploitation of water resources of this land and the use of [...]

Nature walk in oasis

Through the nature walk in oasis is possible to know the environment of the dam. Between rows of poplar trees of myrtle and mastic, while a kingfisher on a willow branch scrutinizes the body of water of one of the [...]

Botanical garden

With its trapezoid shape, the botanical garden of the Oasis River Alento tells the five environments more representative of Cilento. From Mediterranean scrub, wet area, prairies on the high seas to coastal zone up to the biodiversity typical of small [...]

Riciclarta (manual)

By using specialized tools you understand how you can make a sheet of paper.The educational workshop is structured in phases that provide a preliminary introduction of listening and observation, explanation intermediate during which show all the items needed to [...]

Ecoplastic (manual)

By using milk and molds, it’s possible to explain how you can get the ecoplastica and how to obtain different objects with it. The workshop activity includes two moments. The first phase is dedicated to the introduction of general concepts [...]

Food web (biology)

The aim of workshop is to explain what are the relationships between organisms in an ecosystem, particularly in which way they can survive and accumulate energy.In detail you may observe an example of the food chain of Oasis River [...]

Social insects (biology)

By the support of microscopes and stereoscopes you may observe insects in Oasis River Alento area. The laboratory provides an introductory presentation that provides an overview of the types of insects you can find, their families, their habits and characteristics. [...]

Cells and tissues at microscope (biology)

By using microscopes we will highlight the main differences between a plant cell and an animal cell . The laboratory provides a technical presentation part, the observation of samples at microscope and final experiments by which you can identify the [...]

Hydrobiology (biology)

Do we live in a clean environment? You can find out by calculating the Extended Biotic Index (EBI) .The activity allows you to analyze the water quality of the Oasis River Alento through the sampling on site and the [...]

Water (physics and chemistry)

The laboratory analyzes the peculiarities of water in all its aspects, its properties and anomalies. Through demonstrations and practical experiments you may study the three-dimensional shape of the molecule, its polarity and the physical-chemical characteristics thereof. Are also discussed aspects [...]

Archeogiocando (archeology)

The workshop is structured in two parts: the first one aimed at analyzing the work of the archaeologist, the second one relating to the processing of clay .Through simulations is explained how you make a stratigraphic excavation, are described [...]

Herbarium (botany)

By walking in the nature you may collect the leaves of the main species of trees or shrubs on site, or wildflowers and grasses and proceed to their identification. Through games of similarity you may observe shapes and colors and [...]

Rock and lands of Alento (geology)

The workshop provides a technical introduction about the different types of rocks and minerals and a practical time to observe the rocks present. By walking along the around the dam, you will identify minerals and rocks common in the area. [...]

Scientific-interactive laboratory about nutrition

In order to effectively contribute to food education, the Oasis River Alento intends to propose a workshop about nutrition that provides the basics information to children about food choices. The laboratory, in fact, doesn't aim to propose another "recipe" of [...]

The laboratory of plants - New

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Beyond the Alento River Oasis - Guided tours to discover Cilento lands

• POSEIDONIA - PAESTUMThe archaeological site of Poseidon - Paestum is a treasure chest full of treasures to be enjoyed. Walking through the ruins of the magnificent temples of the ancient city founded by settlers from Sybaris in VII [...]

The Compost

Are we sure that all waste have to be thrown away? At one time our grandmothers used to recover leftovers to give animals at the end of every meal. It is on the basis of this principle that, starting from [...]

The orchard greenhouse

We are surrounded by hundreds of plants, even in very small spaces, and they seem to be all the same. Actually they are different, with very particular and different characteristics and requirements between them. Each of them has its own [...]

Scientific-interactive laboratory about nutrition

In order to effectively contribute to food education, the Oasis River Alento intends to propose a workshop about nutrition that provides the basics information to children about food choices. The laboratory, in fact, doesn't aim to propose another "recipe" of [...]

The laboratory of plants - New

The aim of the workshop is to browse the many strategies adopted by plants for their survival and to discern which are useful and harmful to humans. A trip in the plant kingdom through its mechanisms, smells and colors that [...]

Hydrobiology (biology)

Do we live in a clean environment? You can find out by calculating the Extended Biotic Index (EBI) .The activity allows you to analyze the water quality of the Oasis River Alento through the sampling on site and the [...]

Riciclarta (manual)

By using specialized tools you understand how you can make a sheet of paper.The educational workshop is structured in phases that provide a preliminary introduction of listening and observation, explanation intermediate during which show all the items needed to [...]

Herbarium (botany)

By walking in the nature you may collect the leaves of the main species of trees or shrubs on site, or wildflowers and grasses and proceed to their identification. You may study morphology , thickness, perfumes and analyze the main [...]

Botanical garden

With its trapezoid shape, the botanical garden of the Oasis River Alento tells the five environments more representative of Cilento. From Mediterranean scrub, wet area, prairies on the high seas to coastal zone up to the biodiversity typical of small [...]

Archeogiocando (archeology)

The workshop is structured in two parts: the first one aimed at analyzing the work of the archaeologist, the second one relating to the processing of clay .Through simulations is explained how you make a stratigraphic excavation, are described [...]

Water (physics and chemistry)

The laboratory analyzes the peculiarities of water in all its aspects, its properties and anomalies. Through demonstrations and practical experiments you may study the three-dimensional shape of the molecule, its polarity and the physical-chemical characteristics thereof. Are also discussed aspects [...]

Social insects (biology)

By the support of microscopes and stereoscopes you may observe insects in Oasis River Alento area. The laboratory provides an introductory presentation that provides an overview of the types of insects you can find, their families, their habits and characteristics. [...]

Ecoplastic (manual)

By using milk and molds, it’s possible to explain how you can get the ecoplastica and how to obtain different objects with it. The workshop activity includes two moments. The first phase is dedicated to the introduction of general concepts [...]

Rocks and lands of Alento (geology)

The workshop provides a technical introduction about the different types of rocks and minerals and a practical time to observe the rocks present. By walking along the around the dam, you will identify minerals and rocks common in the area. [...]

Food web (biology)

The workshop's aim is to explain what are the relationships between organisms in an ecosystem, particularly in which way they can survive and accumulate energy .In detail you may observe an example of the food chain of Oasis River [...]

Beyond the Alento River Oasis - Guided tours to discover Cilento lands

• POSEIDONIA - PAESTUMThe archaeological site of Poseidon - Paestum is a treasure chest full of treasures to be enjoyed. Walking through the ruins of the magnificent temples of the ancient city founded by settlers from Sybaris in VII [...]

Cells and tissues at microscope (biology)

By using microscopes we will highlight the main differences between a plant cell and an animal cell . The laboratory provides a technical presentation part, the observation of samples at microscope and final experiments by which you can identify the [...]

Water (physics and chemistry)

The laboratory analyzes the peculiarities of water in all its aspects, its properties and anomalies. Through demonstrations and practical experiments you may study the three-dimensional shape of the molecule, its polarity and the physical-chemical characteristics thereof. Are also discussed aspects [...]

Botanical garden

With its trapezoid shape, the botanical garden of the Oasis River Alento tells the five environments more representative of Cilento. From Mediterranean scrub, wet area, prairies on the high seas to coastal zone up to the biodiversity typical of small [...]

Hydrobiology (biology)

Do we live in a clean environment? You can find out by calculating the Extended Biotic Index (EBI) .The activity allows you to analyze the water quality of the Oasis River Alento through the sampling on site and the [...]

Rocks and lands of Alento (geology)

The workshop provides a technical introduction about the different types of rocks and minerals and a practical time to observe the rocks present. By walking along the around the dam, you will identify minerals and rocks common in the area. [...]

Boat tour

Transported by solid boat you can enjoy and learn from the different components, natural and man-made, that characterize the landscape. The story of the history of the locality before and after the construction of the dam is the frame in [...]

Cells and tissues at microscope (biology)

By using microscopes we will highlight the main differences between a plant cell and an animal cell . The laboratory provides a technical presentation part, the observation of samples at microscope and final experiments by which you can identify the [...]

The laboratory of plants - New

The aim of the workshop is to browse the many strategies adopted by plants for their survival and to discern which are useful and harmful to humans. A trip in the plant kingdom through its mechanisms, smells and colors that [...]

Scientific-interactive laboratory about nutrition

In order to effectively contribute to food education, the Oasis River Alento intends to propose a workshop about nutrition that provides the basics information to children about food choices. The laboratory, in fact, doesn't aim to propose another "recipe" of [...]
Alento River Oasis | VAR SS18 km 115+00 exit: DIGA ALENTO
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