Green Skills

The environment around us affects all aspects of our life and all our day-to-day activities also affect the environment. With economic development, more and more environmental damage is being caused over the years, which may lead to an environmental disaster.  Such undesirable events are already happening in different parts of our world.

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Green Skills are skills that aim to balance economic development with environmental conservation so that the needs of the society, economy and environment can be met efficiently. This Unit will introduce you to ‘Green Skills’ which are becoming the need of the hour to safeguard the environment while ensuring economic growth.

In this unit, the syllabus will cover(Download):

 Unit 5: Green Skills – I – 9th Class

Learning Outcome

Theory
(07 hrs)

Practical
(03 hrs)

Total Duration
(10 Hrs)

  1. Demonstrated the knowledge of the factors influencing  natural resource conservation
  1. Introduction to environment,
  2. Relationship between society and environment, ecosystem and factors causing imbalance
  3. Natural resource conservation
  4. Environment protection and conservation
  1. Group discussion on hazards of deteriorating environment
  2. Prepare posters showing environment conservation
  3. Discussion on various factors that influence our environment

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  1. Describe the importance of green economy and green skills

 

1.  Definition of green economy
2.  Importance of green economy

1.   Discussion on the benefits of green skills and importance of green economy
2.   Prepare a Poster showing the importance of green economy with the help of newspaper/magazine cuttings

 

05

Total

 

 

10

Unit 5: Green Skills – II – 10th Class

Learning Outcome

Theory
(07 hrs)

Practical
(03 hrs)

Total Duration

  1. Hrs)
  1. Demonstrate the knowledge of importance, problems and solutions related to sustainable development

1. Definition of sustainable development

2. Importance of sustainable development

3. Problems related to sustainable development  

  1. Identify the problem related to sustainable development in the community
  2. Group discussion on the importance of respecting and conserving indigenous knowledge and cultural heritage
  3. Discussion on the responsibilities and benefits of environmental citizenship, including the conservation and protection of environmental values
  4. Preparing models on rain water harvesting, drip / sprinkler irrigation, vermin-compost, solar energy, solar cooker, etc.

 

10

Total

 

 

10

Unit 5: Green Skills – III – 11th Class

Learning Outcome

Theory
(07 hrs)

Practical
(08 hrs)

Total Duration
(15 Hrs)

  1. Describe importance of main sector of green economy

 

  1. Main sectors of green economy- E-waste management, green transportation, renewal energy, green construction, water management
  2. Policy initiatives for greening economy in India
  1. Preparing a poster on any one of the sectors of green economy
  2. Writing a two-page essay on important initiatives taken in India for promoting green economy

 

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2.    Describe the major green Sectors/Areas and the role of various stakeholder in green economy

  1. Stakeholders in green economy
  2. Role of government and private agencies in greening cities, buildings, tourism, industry, transport, renewable energy, waste management, agriculture, water, forests and fisheries

 

1.   Preparing posters on green Sectors/Areas: cities, buildings, tourism, industry, transport, renewable energy, waste management, agriculture, water, forests and fisheries

 

07

Total

 

15

Unit 5: Green Skills – IV – 12th Class

Learning Outcome

Theory
(05 hrs)

Practical
(10 hrs)

Total Duration
(15 Hrs)

1.   Identify the role and importance of green jobs in different sectors

  1. Role of green jobs in toxin-free homes,
  2. Green organic gardening, public transport and energy conservation,
  3. Green jobs in water conservation
  4. Green jobs in solar and wind power, waste reduction, reuse and recycling of wastes,
  5. Green jobs in green tourism
  6. Green jobs in building and construction
  7. Green jobs in appropriate technology
  8. Role of green jobs in Improving energy and raw materials use
  9. Role of green jobs in limiting greenhouse gas emissions
  10. Role of green jobs minimizing waste and pollution
  11. Role of green jobs in protecting and restoring ecosystems
  12. Role of green jobs in support adaptation to the effects of climate change

1.  Listing of green jobs and preparation of posters on green job profiles
2.   Prepare posters on green jobs.

 

 

15

Total

 

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