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TamilNadu Textbook

Additional information

Useful websites

  1. Ministry of Environment forest and Climate Change
  2. Natural Natural Resources Management System
  3. US House Committee on Natural Resources

Reference Books

The following textbooks are good references.

  1. Principles of Environmental Science : Inquiry and Applications 4th Edition; Publisher: Tata McGraw Hill Education (2007) Check online
  2. NCERT Textbook Natural Resources
  3. NCERT Textbook Our Environment
  4. NCERT Textbook Management of Natural Resources
  5. NCERT Textbook Conservation of Plants and Animals
  6. NCERT Textbook Pollution of Air and Water
  7. NCERT Textbook Crop Production and Management


The following TamilNadu textbooks are use to refer.

  1. TamilNadu Textbook Crop production and management Page No 131-144
  2. TamilNadu Textbook Pictorial features of plant kingdom Page No 161-174
  3. TamilNadu Textbook Conservation of environment Page No 105-120
  4. TamilNadu Textbook Conservation of plants and animals Page No 118-133

Teaching Outlines

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  1. To recognize the metallic ores of Karnataka
  2. Explain the byproducts of coal
  3. To the processes /ways of conserving natural resources like water, soil, forest, wildlife and fossil fuel
  4. State the various environmental laws passed to conserve the natural resources
  5. Give reasons for the the depletion of natural resources

Notes for teachers

  1. Start with a video
  2. Give examples and ignite curiosity by facilitating debates, discussions and current news etc.
  3. Bring out the hot burning examples which will catch imagination of students
  4. Connect it to pollution and Global warming and their excessive use
  5. Work on some nice quotes and General Knowledge based on Natural Resources
  6. Discussion on 3Rs Reduce, Reuse and Recycle
  7. Natural Resources in India and their issues related to their use.

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