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‘Jal Hi Jeevan Hai’ by TERI

February 9, 2013 • Posted in: News, Workshops
Dividing an apple slice into smaller pieces to demonstrate how difficult it is to share the 1% of fresh water amongst the world's population

Dividing an apple slice into smaller pieces to demonstrate how difficult it is to share the 1% of fresh water amongst the world’s population

Only 1% of the Earth’s water is fresh and potable, which is to be shared amongst 7 billion people on this planet. The urgency of situation cannot be more obvious! This week TERI conveyed a very important message to the students; one of sustainable use of water.

Constructing their Planets with Jenga Blocks
Using Jenga blocks to understand the structure of our planet

Using Jenga blocks to understand the structure of our planet

Starting off with a few facts about water, the students were taught the water cycle. A block building activity demonstrated to the students how all life depends on and even came from water. Without water, no life can exist.

TERI educator Supriya demonstrating the importance of Water

TERI educator Supriya demonstrating the importance of Water

Finally, they played a water game to understand how each person can help the conservation effort in their own small way.

Students collecting water for their teams

Students collecting water for their teams

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