Departmental Report of Social Science-2017
PRESENTATIONS DONE BY TEACHERS Date:22/05/2017
To improve is to change, to be perfect is to change often.- Winston Churchill.
Topic selected by Neerja Talwar was “Environment” for class VII. She gave vivid information about environment, types of various human activities that cause degradation of environment. Steps for how to reduce the carbon emissions was also discussed by the teacher.
Environment is our basic life support system. It provides the air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat and the land where we live. How do human beings modify this natural environment? The car fumes pollute the air, water is collected in a pot, food is served in vessels and land is used to build factories. Human beings make cars, mills, factories and manufacture containers. This is how human beings modify natural environment.
B.S. Malhotra gave presentation on Maps and Diagrams in the study of geographical concepts with the help example of river erosion.
A map is a representation or a drawing of the earth’s surface or a part of it drawn on a flat surface according to a scale. But it is impossible to flatten a round shape completely.
Maps showing natural features of the earth such as mountains, plateaus, plains, rivers, oceans etc. are called physical or relief maps.
Maps showing cities, towns and villages, and different countries and states of the world with their boundaries are called political maps.
Some maps focus on specific information; such as road maps, rainfall maps, maps showing distribution of forests, industries etc. are known as thematic maps. Suitable titles are given on the basis of information provided in these maps.
Divya Sharma gave presentation on “Struggle for equality” as per our constitution.
Discrimination on the basis of a person’s religion, Discrimination on the basis of a person’s religion, caste and sex is another significant factor for why people are treated unequally in India. people are treated unequally in India.
The foundation of all movements for justice and the inspiration for all the poetry and songs on equality is the recognition that all people are equal.
By constantly referring to the Constitution they use it as a ‘living document’, i.e., something that has real meaning in our lives. In a democracy, there are always communities and individuals trying to expand the idea of democracy and push for a greater recognition of equality on existing as well as new issues.