Answer the given problems in around 1500 words (500 words each problem).
problem 1: Describe the scope of teaching ‘Environmental Studies’ at primary stage as an interdisciplinary and integrated area of study. Describe your answer with illustrations.
problem 2: How would you use children’s own ideas regarding various concepts while teaching ‘Environmental Studies’ in your class? Describe with exs.
problem 3: Choose any theme of your choice from the ‘Environmental Studies’ textbook and plan three activities to teach the concepts of the theme chosen. Identify the methods or strategies that you would adopt to teach such concepts and describe how you would teach using the activities which are planned to make learning joyful for children. Make a report with the given points:
a) Names of the activities.
b) Rationale for selecting the methods/strategies for teaching these concepts.
c) Challenges or problems that you encounter.
d) Participation of children.
e) Performance of children.
f) Any other points.