SUSTAINABILITY MOVEMENT- The International School of Choueifat — Dubai - sabis
A team of volunteers from Dar Al Handasah - Dubai office Joined the Sustainability Movement 2018 Campaign to work on a Sustainability & Environmental awareness project at "The International School of Choueifat - Dubai" . The team worked on a set plan to provide the largest possible impact on the Students. The day of service starts with an interactive presentation covering the main environmental and sustainability opportunities encountered on a daily basis, followed by a hands-on activity to motivate students to become future green leaders.
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The event started with an interactive presentation which ensured the students have an understanding on the types of Pollution and how to THINK GREEN & ACT GREEN. The students then were distributed in to smaller groups to work on three hands on activities focusing on : Renewable Energy, Waste Reuse & Planting.
Activity 1: (RENEWABLE ENERGY) Building a solar cooker from a Pizza Box. Volunteers briefed about the principals of solar energy and the uses. Students formed a solar cooker following instructions from a tutorial. They used empty pizza box, cardboard & aluminum foil & Clingfilm to prepare there marshmallows oven.
Activity2: (REUSE) Decorating old tires, volunteers expressed the importance of reusing & showed to the students how we will reform an old tire into a nice garden space. Students pained and decorated used tires to be then used in the planting activity.
Activity3: (PLANTING) Planting in old tires, students formed out of the old decorated tires a flower bed and then planted a selection of Native plants.
The event ended by a briefing session were all participating students received Green Apples, student received a certificate for participation for the great involvement and commitment.