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The GLOBE PROGRAM
The GLOBLE PROGRAM

1. Providing a common platform to interact with the students and teachers on environmental issues.

2. Helping a lot in spreading and disseminating environmental knowledge and concepts to large number of people.

3. Providing “Hands-on Environmental Experience” on environmental concepts to the students to carry out various measurements.

4. Motivating students to learn about scientific protocols by performing environmental learning activities, which are already introduced as theory in the greened textbooks.
Outputs
 
Sl. No. Project Activities Output

1.

Regional GLOBE training workshops (32) for teachers

Teachers from approximately 1400 schools trained on GLOBE protocols

2.

Strengthening Infrastructure of schools of 16 Indian States

The schools have GLOBE specified instruments; who were covered in Phase 1 (800 Schools)

3.

Environmental Resource Materials (Charts, Manual, Brochures, Appendixes, Guides, etc.) and communication with the GLOBE students and scientists

Enhanced knowledge on environment; sharing and retrieval of Information. This material was provided to all the Schools (Phase 1 and 2).

4.

Hands on Environmental Research and environmental conservation activities.

Co-operation among student-teacher and local community for protection of local environment.

 
Outcomes Achieved
 

Through this programme, the Society has enhanced the capacity of teachers and students to facilitate activities and action projects to address local environmental issues.

 
  • The Hands-on Activities has been infused in School Curriculum in class VI to VIII.


  • This programme helped students in improving the knowledge and understanding of science, maths, and other innovative informative technologies. Also it increased the students’ awareness about their environment from scientific viewpoint.


  • This programme provided a good opportunity to the students for studying and analysing major environmental parameters through simple but innovative methods/instruments.


  • The programme enriched and vitalized the content areas of the school curriculum through hands-on environmental learning activities.


  • The programme has build-up the capacities of students, teachers, communities, and decision makers in effectively understanding and learning the environmental concepts in the formal school education.
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