Vitamin : Important Facts

A vitamin is an organic molecule that is an essential micro-nutrient that an organism needs in small quantities for the proper functioning of its metabolism. There are 13 essential vitamins (A, B, C, D, E, and K, with 8 vitamins in the B complex). Fat soluble vitamins are D, K, A and E Water soluble […]

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People in Environment

Charles Darwin wrote the ‘Origin of Species’ Ralph Emerson (1840) spoke of the dangers of commerce to our environment. John Muir is remembered as having saved the great ancient sequoia trees in California’s forests. In the 1960s Rachel Carson published several articles that caused immediate worldwide concern on the effects of pesticides on nature and […]

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Themes in EVS as per NCF

The National Curriculum Committee had recommended in the 1975 policy document “The Curriculum for the Ten-year School: A Framework”, that a single subject ‘Environmental Studies’ be taught at the primary stage. It had proposed that in the first two years (Class I-II) Environmental Studies will look at both the natural and the social environment, while […]

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