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If innocence had an animation video writ on every frame, Bhimsain's 1974 classic Ek Anek Ekta wins hands down as far as two generations of Indians are concerned.

Sometimes a silent one minute video shows us the mirror of our own greed and exploitative beast in us. Take this as a seed idea, start a discussion, make them see the darker side of 'development', invite them for a debate, inspire them to work at it at school & home level and help spawn next generation of climate warriors.

With waste disposal problems gripping cities as well as towns and an increasing recognition of the role of organic fertilizers to combat the growing food crisis, how do we learn about the inter-linkages between these two? Can waste become a resource? In this article, the author shares insights on how her school adopted the time tested technique of recycling waste into food through composting.

Rainwater harvesting is a technique of collection and storage of rainwater into natural reservoirs or tanks, or the infiltration of surface water into subsurface aquifers (before it is lost as surface runoff). One method of rainwater harvesting is rooftop harvesting. With rooftop harvesting, most any surface — tiles, metal sheets, plastics, but not grass or palm leaf — can be used to intercept the flow of rainwater and provide a household with high-quality drinking water and year-round storage.

Use trash & trumpet your recycling skills!

Every school does its bit by getting children to plant a tree or make some compost. But apart from working as little breaks from their otherwise heavy learning schedule do these programmes achieve what they should? Here are some suggestions on how you can ensure measures for sustainability are taken in your school.

The team from Govt High School Tank Garden has emphasized on the need to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle plastics, overlooking which can cause serious threats to humanity. With active action triggered by the idea of this project, the film shows the school going on a rally to awaken people

Numbers can always be brought alive by using different kinds of teaching aids. Fun to use and visually colourful, peg boards can be used imaginatively to drive home mathematical concepts.

Over the years, the increasing use of plastic in our everyday life has caused serious environmental damage, forcing us to rethink our habits and consciously reduce or recycle its use. The activities and discussions suggested here can make children aware of the dangers of using plastic and the pollution it causes to the environment.

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