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2.02 : Observing a garbage dump

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This is the second activity in the Garbology theme activity series.

Garbage dumps have become a common site. One can spot it near our house, school, on the roadsides, in empty plots, on river beds, forest edges amongst other places.

The objective of this activity is to make children observe the garbage dump near them and become aware of issues like plastic ingestion by animals.

Equipment : pencil and notebook, ball

Group size : 1-20

Location : Anywhere

Key terms : Plastic ingestion by animals

"There is no such thing as away. When you throw something away, it must go somewhere." ~ Annie Leonard

This activity is a part of the Environment Education Program. To access the full activity, please register via the home page here.


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