Mahatma Gandhi once said that the Earth is enough for every man’s need but not enough for every man’s greed. Today, this saying of Gandhiji has lot of relevance in our day to day life. With a positive spirit to conserve our natural surroundings, a powerpoint presentation and talk was organised by the students of Grade VIII Ekam and Uno. This presentation was witnessed by the students from grade IV-VIII.The students through their presentation emphasized the importance of 28’th july as the world nature conservation day. This day recognizes that a healthy environment is the foundation for a stable and productive society and that we all must participate to protect, conserve and sustainably manage our natural resources.
Grade VIII Ekam was given the topic of ‘fauna’ whereas Grade VIII Uno was assigned the topic ‘flora’. Furthermore, the subtopics covered by Grade VIII Ekam under Fauna were as follows:
Mammals,Amphibians,Aquatic animals,Reptiles and Birds
Grade VIII Uno spoke on varied topics covered under Flora. The sub topics under flora were as follows:International Union for conservation of Nature,Mangrove protection in India Conservation of Rainforest,Awareness programme to conserve Flora and Study on endangered Plant life. The powerpoint presentation was backed by informative and picturesque videos. The students spoke confidently about their assigned topics. The presentation was appreciated by the Management Representative , “Mrs Visini Velappan” as well as by our Principal , Dr. Shitala Prabhu. The students received a lot of encouragement from them as well as their teachers.Learners emphasized on these points at the end of the PPT
The presentation truly sensitised the students on the need to conserve our limited natural resources and work towards sustainable development. “Earth is our mother. In spite of our desire to harm our mother, she will always love us forever.” This message was definitely conveyed by the learners of Grade VIII.