Earth Day 2015 - India

For young environmentalists (Eco Club champs), this week’s Earth Day celebration was a fun and learning environment.  Students of O P Jindal School Raigarh (CG) sang songs in the morning assembly. They were shown slides on nature conservation in a power point presentation. Colorful charts were put up on the school notice boards highlighting the theme "Go Green'' and "Plant a tree today''. Children learnt the importance of preserving planet earth and their responsibility as a global citizen.

A poster-making activity was also held wherein students painted their thoughts on Conservation of Nature. There was a speech on" Importance of nature and its protection in the school assembly.

A special assembly marked the event where pupils expressed their views in speeches in English and Hindi, and took a pledge to prioritize protection of mother earth and to show their classmates how to live more ecologically.

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