For Teachers

To actively learn about the World Heritage is important when it comes to preserving our nature and cultural treasures for future generations, and therefore it is a vital part of the elementary education. Here, we have gathered educational material of the High Coast/Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage for teachers and students.

In the column to the right there are links to other helpful sites, as the Unesco World Heritage convention and World Heritage for Young Hands.

By clicking on the links below you will find more information about the geology, nature, cultural history, administration, and about the High Coast.

1. Geology
2. Nature
3. Cultural history
4. Administration
5. The High Coast

In Experience Kvarken you can find exciting places to visit in the Kvarken archipelago, and in the Gallery you can find photographs from the area.

Education and the World Heritage

Ever since Terranova opened its doors about 10 years ago, an international nature film festival ”Wild Life Vaasa Nature Film Festival” have been arranged at the nature center. All the film contributions are available at Terranova, and groups and school classes are welcome to book film screenings by contacting Vesa Heinonen at +358 40 776 5077.


The movie "High meets low", tells you more about the High Coast and Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage area, and it is available here.