This Module was developed with the assistance and support from manyorganizations, teachers, government departments and individuals.The principal authors of these modules are John Fien, Clayton White,Iris Bergmann, Michelle Griffiths, Meg Parker and Jane Sayers from theRoyal Melbourne Institute of Technology. However these have been adaptedextensively to the Maldives context by Fathimath Shafeeqa, Zameela Ahmed,Mariyam Shazna, Elaine Glen, Jady Smith, Christian Nielsen and Mausooma Jaleelfrom Live & Learn Environmental Education Maldives. A special mention must be givento Karen Young and Dione Brooks from Live & Learn who dedicated many hours to theoutstanding graphic design of these modules.Substantial contributions were also provided by Dr. Sheema Saeed, Ahmed Riyaz Jauhary,Fathmath Nahid Shakir, Aminath Ismail, Hidhaya Mohamed Zahir, Gulfishan Shafeeu andAminath Mohamed from Educational Development Centre to review and strengthen theseModules and their linkages to the Environmental Studies curriculum. Ken Maskall,Johan Fagerskiold, David Proudfoot, Shadiya Adam and Mohamed Latheef from UNICEFalso provided ongoing support and advice on the development of these Modules.Appreciation is also extended to the many teachers and individuals who have volunteeredtheir time to review and test these materials. Thanks also go to the teachers of SeenuHithadhoo for actively participating in the pre-testing of these materials which has onlyserved to strengthen the final products. Finally appreciation is expressed to many individualswho have contributed their photos for inclusion in these educational Modules, includingAhmed Riyaz Jauhary, Meg Parker, Michelle Griffiths, Steve Crichton, Anke Hofmeister,Dr. Valeria Bers, Environment Research Centre, Maares NGO and Reinhard Kikinger.Developed for Educational Development Centre, Ministry of Education,Republic of Maldives by:March 2008Written by: John Fien, Clayton White, Iris Bergmann, Michelle Griffiths, Meg Parker and Jane Sayers.Adapted by: Live & Learn Environmental Education MaldivesProofed by: Mausooma Jaleel, Mariyam Shazna, Zameela Ahmed, Elaine Glen and Fathimath ShafeeqaDesign and layout by: Karen Young and Dione BrooksIllustrations by: Naushad Waheed, Zainath Shihab, Elaine GlenPhotography by: Live & Learn Environmental Education, Ahmed Riyaz Jauhary, Meg Parker, Steve Crichton,Anke Hofmeister, Dr. Valeria Bers, Environment Research Centre, Maares NGO and Reinhard Kikinger.© Copyright: UNICEF and Educational Development CentreDisclaimer: This document was prepared by consultants for UNICEF. The findings, interpretations, andconclusions expressed in it do not necessarily represent the views of UNICEF or those of its membergovernments. UNICEF does not guarantee the accuracy of the data included in this report and acceptsno responsibility for any consequences of their use.