Educator/Environmentalists

Shashi Agnihotri

India
Co-teacher: Preeti Phutela
Department Head , Science (Middle Wing) , MIEEexpert, Adobe Creative Educator With over two decades of experience as an educator, Shashi Agnihotri is passionate about using Science to bring awarenes about Climate Changeand environmental degradation. Born and broughtup in Delhi, she has observed the impact of environmental pollution closely. To do her bit she actively participates in  various activites and encourages her students to particpate and bring about the change. Her mega projects

 

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Together We Can and We Will save our Blue Beauty
School: Venkateshwar Global School 250 students are involved The average age of the students: 14-16@ Year

Projects 2021

Climate Change -KAL AAj Aur KAl

Students took interview of the their grand parents and disscussed about climate changes taken ove their life time. They also madee presentation depicting the blue beauty

Grow food to decrease the carbon foot print

Students were made familiar with the gardening activities and tools. They were shown some plants that the school has grown for food. 

Later they saw seeds of some seasonal vegetables. 

Climate conference

Here is a glimpse of some activities taken up by students of grade 8 in the last two weeks.

1. Climate Control Conference – Impact, causes and possible solutions. A group discussion was organized by the Science teachers to increase the understanding of the cause of Climate change, its impact in the future and the consequences of the negligence. Students enthusiastically participated in the discussion and benefited from each other’s opinions and findings.

2. Collaborative Presentation on-Climate change and Animals. Climate change is accelerating extinction. World biodiversity has declined alarmingly in half a century. More than 25,000 species, almost a third of those know are in danger of disappearing. Students did a research work to find out more about the endangered animals and compiled their work in a real time collaborative project taken up during their Science class.

3. SWAY Presentation on the topics:  Climate change and Biodiversity loss and Greenhouse effect and Global warming. Students not only enhanced their knowledge on the important topics but also explored new ways of sharing information with each other. Surely this program has enabled experiential learning by adopting approaches like collaborative learning, creativity, empathy towards Nature, learning by doing, playful learning, learning from educators and peers.

 

Here is a glimpse of some activities taken up by students of grade 8 in the last two weeks.

1. Climate Control Conference – Impact, causes and possible solutions. A group discussion was organized by the Science teachers to increase the understanding of the cause of Climate change, its impact in the future and the consequences of the negligence. Students enthusiastically participated in the discussion and benefited from each other’s opinions and findings.

2. Collaborative Presentation on-Climate change and Animals. Climate change is accelerating extinction. World biodiversity has declined alarmingly in half a century. More than 25,000 species, almost a third of those know are in danger of disappearing. Students did a research work to find out more about the endangered animals and compiled their work in a real time collaborative project taken up during their Science class.

3. SWAY Presentation on the topics:  Climate change and Biodiversity loss and Greenhouse effect and Global warming. Students not only enhanced their knowledge on the important topics but also explored new ways of sharing information with each other. Surely this program has enabled experiential learning by adopting approaches like collaborative learning, creativity, empathy towards Nature, learning by doing, playful learning, learning from educators and peers.

 

 


Impressions

Images by Shashi Agnihotri 2021-10-15Agnihotri
Images by Shashi Agnihotri 2021-10-15Agnihotri