Build a Sustainable Environment: Module on Energy, Water and Waste
- Author(s): TERI
- Size: 185 mm x 240 mm
- Pages: 40
- Binding: Paperback
This book is an attempt to enhance children’s understanding on energy efficiency, water conservation and waste management. It encourages creative thinking in children through engaging activity-based learning and develops competences in environment protection. Children learn more about the environmental issues and its impact on their lives.
The book highlights the importance of making sustainable choices and using alternative forms of energy, thereby reducing the adverse impact on the environment. Further, it enables children to collect, investigate and analyze data to understand energy consumption and carbon footprint. This allows children to design a smart plan for optimal usage of energy and adopt conservation measures.
This book is supported by ONGC TERI Biotech Limited (OTBL).
Table of Contents
ENERGY ECONOMIZE TODAY, ENERGIZE TOMORROW
Sources of Energy
Energy use in various sectors
Energy conservation and its efficient use
Energy conservation measures
Activity: Make electricity with a magnet
Activity: The Smart Energy Auditors
WATER AN ELIXIR OF LIFE
Know about Water
Importance of Water in our Life
Rising Demand of Water
Water Conservation Practices
Rain Water Harvesting - An easy source of Water
Activity: The Smart Water Auditors
Activity: Charting Your Water Consumption Data
Activity: Water Wisdom
WASTE UNTIL IT IS WASTED
Sources of Waste
Impacts of Waste
Management of Waste
Waste Treatment Techniques
Importance of 3Rs
Activity: Create your own compost pit
Activity: Waste-Free Lunch Day at School
Activity: The Smart Waste Auditors
PLANT A TREE, SAVE THE PLANET!
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