Project based learning

On face of it, they indeed are EVS activities. When you scratch the surface, you will notice so many other interesting themes (like, surveying, map making, presenting data, creating workable models and prototyping) that come handy in other subjects, emerge on the sidelines of the content explored. Try them out.

 

Earthian is a sustainability education program for schools and colleges run by Wipro. For the purposes of this article, we will consider only the school programme going forward.

What is the difference between awareness and education? The reason we have been asking this question is due to the widespread realisation of environmental concerns, but not enough reflection on how the issues are to be addressed.

Children from the Centre for learning, Bangalore, took up for study , a project which they called the Magadi project. The idea was to learn more about the medieval town and the temples surrounding the town. Three temple sites were chosen as bases to explore. This article talks about the text-based and experiential learning that happened and how each brought the other alive.

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