|The environmental toolkit is a collection of games, activities, and other resources to facilitate environment education in schools (or homes). The toolkit makes use of advanced approaches to learning and 21st century skills, such as critical thinking and problem-solving to enable students to thoughtfully approach environmental issues.
WHAT DOES THE TOOLKIT INCLUDE?
The toolkit includes a board game, crosswords, quiz, posters, did you know etc. All the activities have a corresponding guide that explains how to carry it out and what outcomes to expect. Each tool can be engaged with independently or as part of a series.
WHY THIS TOOLKIT
Learning should not be limited to classrooms. In fact, any space can become conducive to learning once equipped with the appropriate methods, tools and resources. This environmental toolkit provides hands-on learning to students within the safety of their homes and helps them to understand the sources, impacts, and types etc. of air pollution. The experiential mode ensures that students understand the basics of the topic in point while also having lots of fun!
WHO IS THE TOOLKIT FOR?
The toolkit can be adapted to different contexts and learning needs. It can be referred by all stakeholders of environment education to continue awareness building at all times. The toolkit can be used by:
Students: The kit includes activities, games, and factsheets for age group 8 years and above. Students can modify and adapt the activities to suit their needs and interests.
School teachers: The toolkit can be used by teachers to inculcate environmental consciousness in a fun way in students. The resources are a quick way to implement innovation in the classroom with significant learning outcomes.
WHAT TOPICS ARE COVERED IN THE TOOLKIT?
The goal of the toolkit is to build an understanding of air pollution an mobility practices in students, in a fun manner. It covers the following topics:
Sources of air pollution
Understanding air quality index
Green practices for clean air around us