20 July, 2018
Know Your Aquatic Neighbors
Ms. Yugandhara Kaskar
The first session under the Green Schools Campaign for the academic year 2018-2019 took place on 17th July 2018. Ms. Yugandhara , Ms. Ranjana and Ms. Tasneem joined the Nature club students of Don Bosco High School, Matunga, in the conference Hall for this program.
The session began with an introduction by Sir Swanand who was accompanied by Ms. Carol of the Greenline team. He acquainted the students with the marine life of Mumbai and the world by screening a documentary. He familiarized the students with the various water bodies of Mumbai, the plants and animals inhabiting these water bodies and the ecosystems surrounding them. He explained the theme of this academic year, NOT IN MY OCEAN. He sensitized the students through a documentary film on how our daily activities affect the water bodies of Mumbai, the animal and plant life and its after effects.
The second session was conducted by Miss Carol. The students were made to perform a group activity; one member each was elected to represent their group to ensure that the students have understood the theme. Ms. Carol then elaborated the tasks the students needed to perform and present in the months of July and August. She spoke about the awards that schools and the students would be receiving based on their performance at the end of this academic year.
Ms. Carol concluded the seminar by answering the queries posed by the students. She assured her help and availability to the teachers and the students via email, whatsapp and other social media.