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Lovely Professional University, Punjab

Course Code

Course Title

Course Planner

Lectures

CHE110

ENVIRONMENT AND ECOLOGY

15277::Preeti Rawat

Course Category

Courses with conceptual focus

Tutorials Practicals Credits

2.0

TextBooks
Sr No

Title

Author

Edition

Year

Publisher Name

T-1

TEXT BOOK OF
ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES 2E

D. DAVE AND S. S.
KATEWA

2nd

2012

CENGAGE LEARNING

Reference Books
Sr No

Title

Author

Edition

Year

Publisher Name

R-1

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES:
FROM CRISIS TO CURE

R. RAJAGOPALAN

2nd

2011

OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

R-2

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

BENNY JOSEPH

2nd

2009

TATA MCGRAW HILL

R-3

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES

R.J RANJIT DANIELS

1st

2009

WILEY

R-4

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE

G. TYLER MILLER JR.


SCOTT SPOOLMAN

13th

2012

CENGAGE LEARNING

Other Reading
Sr No

Journals articles as Compulsary reading (specific articles, complete reference)

OR-1

http://www.rknec.edu/Academics/Environment%20Science_UGC_EVS_book.pdf ,

OR-2

http://www.ed.gov.nl.ca/edu/k12/curriculum/documents/science/highschool/ES3205_student_text_chapter_1.pdf ,

OR-3

http://fds.oup.com/www.oup.co.uk/pdf/he/geogcat10/geogcat10.pdf ,

Relevant Websites
Sr No

(Web address) (only if relevant to the course)

Salient Features

RW-1

http://www.newagepublishers.com/samplechapter/000964.pdf

basics of Environmental studies

RW-2

http://www.newagepublishers.com/samplechapter/001426.pdf

Multidisciplinary nature of environment

RW-3

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Renewable_resource

Renewable resource

RW-4

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-renewable_resource

Non-renewable resource

RW-5

http://www.im4change.org/docs/chhat_chap1-11-40.pdf

Natural resource

RW-6

http://www.learner.org/courses/envsci/unit/pdfs/unit4.pdf

Ecosystem

RW-7

http://www.preservearticles.com/2012011320683/three-important-types-of-ecologicalpyramids.html

ecological pyramids

0.0

0.0

2.0

RW-8

http://www.math.unt.edu/~rdoyle/1720/ch25-ecosystems.pdf

Ecological Succession

RW-9

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Desert; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Estuary

Importance of deserts & estuaries

RW-10

http://www.ikaoe.unibe.ch/veranstaltungen/ws0506/modul1/grundlagennw/m1_grundla Levels of Biodiversity


gen_nw_biodiversitaet_4.pdf;

RW-11

http://www.cnrs.fr/inee/recherche/fichiers/Biodiversite_hotspots.pdf

Global Biodiversity Hot Spots

RW-12

http://pdf.usaid.gov/pdf_docs/PNABW370.pdf

Modes of conservation of Biodiversity

RW-13

http://www.envirocomp.org/books/chapters/1aap.pdf

Primary and Secondary pollutants

RW-14

http://idosi.org/wasj/wasj7%281%29/10.pdf

Green house effect, Acid rain, Depletion of ozone layer

RW-15

http://www.kankyo.metro.tokyo.jp/en/attachement/airpollution.pdf

Global warming, Smog, Control measures for air pollution

RW-16

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_pollution;

Water pollutants, sources of water pollution

RW-17

http://des.nh.gov/organization/commissioner/pip/factsheets/bb/documents/bb-3.pdf

Eutrophication, Biomagnification

RW-18

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marine_pollution

Marine and coastal pollution

RW-19

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Water_pollution

Waste water or Sewage treatment control measures of water pollution

RW-20

http://www.buzzle.com/articles/causes-and-effects-of-land-pollution.html

Pollutants, different type of land pollutants , their origin and effects

RW-21

http://texas.sierraclub.org/dallas/conservation/take-action/recycling.pdf

Recycling, solid waste management

RW-22

http://www.yourownhealthandfitness.org/Documents/Hagler_Noise_pollution.pdf

Sources, effects of noise pollution, control measures of noise pollution

RW-23

http://www.creationconcepts.org/resources/NUCLEAR.pdf;
http://www.studymode.com/subjects/nuclear-hazards-page5.html

Nuclear Hazards (Effects & Control)

RW-24

http://edugreen.teri.res.in/explore/laws.htm

environmental laws and regulations

RW-25

http://www2.dmu.dk/pub/fr741.pdf

Level of biodiversity

RW-26

http://www.cienciaviva.pt/divulgacao/cafe/World_biodiversity_hotspots.pdf

Biodiversity hot spot

RW-27

http://environmanagementbitkolkata.blogspot.in/2012/10/wasteland-reclamation.html

Waste land reclamation

RW-28

http://www.publishyourarticles.net/knowledge-hub/essay/essay-on-consumerism-andwaste-products.html

consumerism and waste product

RW-29

http://www.slideshare.net/reddevil04/rainwater-harvesting-and-watershedmanagement#

rain water harvesting and watershed management

Sr No

(VL) (only if relevant to the course)

Salient Features

VL-1

http://amrita.vlab.co.in/?sub=3&brch=272&sim=1411&cnt=3060

nitrogen cycle

Virtual Labs

LTP week distribution: (LTP Weeks)


Weeks before MTE

Weeks After MTE

Spill Over

Detailed Plan For Lectures


Week
Lecture
Number Number

Broad Topic(Sub Topic)

Week 1

Lecture 1

Introduction and natural


resources(Multidisciplinary
nature and public awareness)

T-1:1
R-2:1

Lecture 2

Introduction and natural


resources(renewable and
nonrenewal resources and
associated problems)

Week 2

Lecture 3

Chapters/Sections of Other Readings,


Text/reference
Relevant Websites,
books
Audio Visual Aids,
software and Virtual
Labs

Lecture Description

Learning Outcomes Pedagogical Tool Live Examples


Demonstration/
Case Study /
Images /
animation / ppt
etc. Planned

RW-2

Introduction of course
content and
environment,
multidisciplinary
nature of environment,
need of public
awareness
and objectives of public
awareness

Making student
lecture delivery
aware about
with
environment and
discussion
its components and
environmental
problems, need of
public awareness
about environment
and its related issues

By giving
example of
awareness camp
organized at
Kanpur

T-1:2
R-1:4
R-2:

RW-3
RW-4
RW-5

Renewable and
nonrenewable resources
and their associated
problems, Forest
resources,
importance or uses of
forests resources direct
and indirect uses,
overexploitation of
forest
deforestation causes,
effect and control

Giving an idea of
renewable and
nonrenewable
resources. Student
will
learn about forest
resources and their
importance

lecture delivery
with
discussion

Giving
examples of
Cherrapunjii and
ChipkoMovement

Introduction and natural


resources(forest resources)

T-1:2
R-1:9
R-2:2

RW-3
RW-4
RW-5

Renewable and
nonrenewable resources
and their associated
problems, Forest
resources,
importance or uses of
forests resources direct
and indirect uses,
overexploitation of
forest
deforestation causes,
effect and control

Giving an idea of
renewable and
nonrenewable
resources. Student
will
learn about forest
resources and their
importance

lecture delivery
with
discussion

Giving
examples of
Cherrapunjii and
ChipkoMovement

Introduction and natural


resources(water resources)

T-1:2
R-1:7
R-2:2

RW-5

Water resources water


cycle, sources of water,
water calamities, dams
Benefits
and problems

Awareness about
water as a resource
and
problems related to
its scarcity and how
to overcome this
problem

lecture delivery
with
discussion and
using videos
related to water
problems

Water woes in
Junagarh

Week 2

Week 3

Week 4

Lecture 4

Introduction and natural


resources(mineral resources)

T-1:2
R-1:10
R-2:2

RW-1
RW-5

Types of minerals,
environmental effect of
over extraction of
mineral resources,

Making students
aware about mineral
resources

lecture delivery
with
discussion

Effect of mining
in Udaipur

Introduction and natural


resources(food resources)

T-1:2
R-1:10
R-2:2

RW-1
RW-5

Types of food resources,


world food problems,
factors causing food
problems

Making students
aware about food
resources and food
related issues

lecture delivery
with
discussion

Story of punjab

Lecture 5

Introduction and natural


resources(energy resources)

T-1:2
R-1:8
R-2:2
R-3:3

RW-4

Renewable and non


renewable sources of
energy, Use of
alternative energy
sources, energy recovery

Learn about various lecture delivery


alternative energy
with
resources, their
discussion
consumption and idea
of energy crisis

Lecture 6

Introduction and natural


resources(land resources)

T-1:2
R-1:10
R-2:2

land resource, soil


Learn about the
profile, function of soil, causes and effect of
land degradation, soil
land degradation
erosion (cause effect
and control methods)
and
desertification,

lecture delivery
with
discussion

The effect of
desertification in
Northern
Gujarat

Introduction and natural


resources(conservation of
natural
resources and human role)

T-1:2
R-2:2

Role of an individual in Learn how natural


conservation of natural resources can be
resources
conserved

lecture delivery
with
discussion

The effect of
desertification in
Northern
Gujarat

Ecosystems(Concept of
ecosystem)

T-1:3
R-1:2
R-2:3

RW-6
RW-7

Introduction and
classification of
ecosystem

Learn about
ecosystem

lecture delivery
with
discussion

Case of
biomagnificatio
n of DDT

Ecosystems(structure and
function)

T-1:3
R-1:2
R-2:3

RW-6
RW-7

Structure of
ecosystem, function of
ecosystem

Learn about
the function of
ecosystem

lecture delivery
with
discussion

Case of
biomagnificatio
n of DDT

Ecosystems(producers,
composers and
decomposers)

T-1:3
R-1:2
R-2:3

RW-6
RW-7

Components of
ecosystems-producers,
composers and
decomposers

Learn about
components of
ecosystems

lecture delivery
with
discussion

Ecosystems(food chains,
webs and ecological
pyramids)

T-1:3
R-1:2
R-2:3

RW-6
RW-7

Function of
ecosystem, food chain,
food web, ecological
pyramids

Get aware of
food chain, food
web, ecological
pyramids

lecture delivery
with
discussion

Ecosystems(energy flow)

T-1:3
R-2:3

RW-8
VL-1

Flow of energy in
ecosystem

Learn how energy is Lecture delivery


passes from one
with some example
tropical level to other related to daily life

Lecture 7

Lecture 8

Wind energy
Scenario in
India

Week 4

Week 5

Lecture 8

T-1:3
R-2:3

RW-8

Ecological
succession,types of
ecological
succession, Process of
ecological succession.

Ecosystems(characteristics
structures and functions of
ecosystems such as forest)

T-1:3
R-2:3

RW-8

Characteristics
Learn functions of
structures and functions forest ecosystem
of forest ecosystems

Lecture 10
Lecture 9

Week 6

Ecosystems(ecological
succession)

Make students aware Concept discussion Destruction of


about ecological
with some example Himalayan
succession,types of related to daily life forest ecosystem
ecological succession
and
process of ecological
succession
Concept discussed
with some example
related to daily life

Term Paper,Test1
Ecosystems(grassland)

T-1:3
R-2:3

RW-9

Grassland, Desert and


aquatic ecosystem and
their structure and
function

Learn about Aquatic Discussion on


and terrestrial
different
ecosystems
ecosystems with
the help of ppt and
videos as tools

Destruction of
ecosystem by
taking example
of Yamuna river

Ecosystems(desert)

T-1:3

RW-9

Grassland, Desert and


aquatic ecosystem and
their structure and
function

Learn about Aquatic Different


and terrestrial
ecosystems
ecosystems
discussed with the
help of ppt and
videos as tools

Destruction of
ecosystem by
taking example
of Yamuna river

Ecosystems(aquatic
ecosystems)

T-1:3
R-2:3

RW-9

Grassland, Desert and


aquatic ecosystem and
their structure and
function

Learn about Aquatic Different


and terrestrial
ecosystems
ecosystems
discussed with the
help of ppt and
videos as tools

Destruction of
ecosystem by
taking example
of Yamuna river

T-1:4
R-1:5
R-2:4
R-3:2

RW-10
RW-25

Introduction and value


of biodiversity

Student will learn


about Biodiversity

Biodiversity and
conservation(genetic,
species and ecosystem
diversity)

T-1:4
R-1:5
R-2:4
R-3:2

RW-10

Definition,, genetic,
species and ecosystem
diversity

Student will learn


Lecture delivery
about different types with
of biodiversity
discussion

Biodiversity and
conservation(value of
biodiversity at global,
national, local levels)

T-1:4
R-1:5
R-2:4

RW-10

Definition, value of
biodiversity at global,
national, local levels

Student will get


Lecture delivery
aware about
with
biodiversity at global, discussion
national, local levels

T-1:4
R-1:5
R-2:4

RW-11
RW-26

Hot spots of biodiversity Student will learn


about hot spots of
biodiversity,
endangered, endemic
and EDGE species

Lecture 11 Biodiversity and


conservation(definition)

Lecture 12 Biodiversity and


conservation(hot spots of
biodiversity)

Lecture delivery
with
discussion

Genetic
diversity of rice
in India,
Advantages of
biodiversity to
developing
countries

Lecture delivery
Endangered
with
black buck
discussion and by
showing videos

Week 6

Lecture 12 Biodiversity and


conservation(endangered
and endemic species of
India)

T-1:4
R-2:4

RW-11

Endangered, endemic
and
EDGE species.

Student will learn


Lecture delivery
endangered, endemic with
and EDGE species
discussion

Endangered
black buck

Week 7

Lecture 13 Biodiversity and


conservation(threats to
biodiversity)

T-1:4
R-2:4

RW-12

Threats to biodiversity

Awareness of
different methods of
conservation of
biodiversity

Lecture delivery
with
discussion

loss of
biodiversity in
Rajasthan

T-1:4
R-1:6
R-2:4

RW-11
RW-12

Conservation of
biodiversity - In situ
conservation national
parks, wildlife sanctuary
and biosphere reserves
and ex situ conservation
gene bank, botanical
gardens, aquaria, tissue
culture technique and
DNA technology

Making students
aware about
different methods of
conservation of
biodiversity

Lecture delivery
with
discussion

loss of
biodiversity in
Rajasthan

T-1:4

Biogeographical
classification of India,
zoographical regions of
India, India a
megadiversity nation.
(Basic heading not
explanation )

To make student
Lecture delivery
aware
with
about the types of
discussion
biogeographical
region found in India
and they
will know about the
value of biodiversity

Case study of
Rajasthan

T-1:4

Biogeographical
classification of India,
zoographical regions of
India, India a
megadiversity nation.
(Basic heading not
explanation )

To make student
Lecture delivery
aware
with
about the types of
discussion
biogeographical
region found in India
and they
will know about the
value of biodiversity

Case study of
Rajasthan

Biodiversity and
conservation(In-situ and exsitu conservation of
biodiversity)

Lecture 14 Biodiversity and


conservation(biogeographical classification
of India)

Biodiversity and
conservation(India as a
mega diversity nation)

MID-TERM
Week 8

Lecture 15 Environmental pollution


(Definition, causes, effects
and control of air pollution)

T-1:5
R-1:11
R-2:5
R-4:15

RW-13
RW-15

Major air pollutant and


their sources, causes,
effect and control of air
pollution

Student will learn


Lecture delivery
about major air,
with
pollutant and
discussion
their sources, causes,
effect and control of
air pollution

Lecture 16 Environmental pollution


(water pollution)

T-1:5
R-1:12
R-2:5

RW-16
RW-17
RW-18
RW-19

Causes, effect and


control of water, marine
and thermal pollution,
environmental
impact of thermal power
station

Get information
about
causes, effect and
control of different
types of
pollution

Lecture delivery
with ppt ans
discussion

Week 8

Week 9

Lecture 16 Environmental pollution


(marine pollution)

T-1:5
R-1:12
R-2:5

RW-16
RW-18
RW-19

Causes, effect and


control of water, marine
and thermal pollution,
environmental
impact of thermal power
station

Get information
about causes, effect
and
control of different
types of
pollution

Lecture delivery
with ppt ans
discussion

Environmental pollution
(thermal pollution)

T-1:5
R-2:5

RW-16
RW-18
RW-19

Causes, effect and


control of water, marine
and thermal pollution,
environmental
impact of thermal power
station

Get information
about
causes, effect and
control of different
types of
pollution

Lecture delivery
with ppt ans
discussion

T-1:5
R-1:12
R-2:5

RW-20

Causes, effect and


Making students
control of noise
aware about noise
pollution and Major
and soil pollution
types of Soil
pollutant and their
effect,
Causes, effect and
control of soil pollution

Lecture delivery
with
discussion

T-1:5
R-1:11
R-2:5

RW-20

Causes, effect and


Making students
control of noise
aware about noise
pollution and Major
and soil pollution
types of Soil
pollutant and their
effect,
Causes, effect and
control of soil pollution

Lecture delivery
with
discussion

Effect of noise
pollution on
migratory birds

T-1:5

OR-1
RW-23

Causes, effect and


control of Nuclear
hazards pollution

Student will learn


Lecture delivery
about causes, effect with
and control of nuclear discussion
hazards
pollution

Radiation
pollution by
cellular phones

T-1:5
R-1:13
R-2:5

RW-21

Causes, effect and


control measures of
solid waste

Making students
aware about solid
waste

Lecture delivery
with
discussion

The love canal


Incident

Lecture 17 Environmental pollution(soil


pollution)

Environmental pollution
(noise pollution)

Lecture 18 Environmental pollution


(nuclear hazards, human role
in prevention of pollution)

Week 10 Lecture 19 Environmental pollution


(solid waste management)

Lecture 20 Environmental pollution


(disaster management)

Environmental pollution
(floods, earthquake, cyclone
and landslides)

Minamata story

T-1:5
R-1:14
R-2:5

Causes,effect and
Making students
management (Basic idea aware about disaster
only) of earthquake,
management
flood, cyclone and
landslides

Lecture delivery
with
discussion

Earthquake in
Bhuj

T-1:5
R-1:13
R-2:5

Causes,effect and
Making students
management (Basic idea aware about disaster
only) of earthquake,
management
flood, cyclone and
landslides

Lecture delivery
with
discussion

Hurricane
Katrina

Week 11 Lecture 21 Social issues and


environment I(Unsustainable
to sustainable development)

T-1:6
R-1:18
R-2:6

Measures for sustainable


development, problems
of sustainable
development. Urban
problems related to
energy, green buildings,
homes, in irrigation, rain
water harvesting,
techniques of rain water
harvesting, watershed
management and its
benefits

Learn about
sustainable
development and
Urban problems
related to energy,
water conservation
and
watershed
management

Lecture delivery
with
discussion

Social issues and


environment I(urban
problems related to energy)

T-1:6
R-2:6

Urban problems related Learn about Urban


to energy, green
problems related to
buildings,
energy

Lecture delivery
with
discussion

Social issues and


environment I(water
conservation and watershed
management)

T-1:6
R-2:6

RW-29

Water conservation inn


homes, in irrigation, rain
water harvesting,
techniques of rain water
harvesting, watershed
management and its
benefits

Lecture delivery
with
discussion

Lecture 22 Social issues and


environment I(resettlement
and rehabitation)

T-1:6
R-1:18
R-2:6

RW-15

Resettlement and
Learn about
lecture delivery
rehabilitation of people resettlement and
with discussion
problems and concern. rehabilitation of
people problems and
concerns

Social issues and


environment I(ethics,
climate change)

T-1:6

RW-15

Environmental ethics
issues and possible
solutions,

Learn about
lecture delivery
Environmental ethics with discussion
issues and
possible solutions

Jharia coal mine

Social issues and


environment I(global
warming)

T-1:6
R-1:19
R-2:6

RW-15

global climate change, Get information


lecture delivery
Green house effect and about global warming with discussion
global warming causes,
effect

Effect of global
warming in
polar beer

T-1:6
R-1:19
R-2:6

RW-14

Causes and effects of


acid rain

Making students
lecture delivery
aware about acid rain with discussion

Acid rain
problem around
the world

Social issues and


environment I(ozone layer
depletion)

T-1:6
R-1:19
R-2:6

RW-14

Causes and effects and


control measure of
ozone layer depletion

Making students
aware ozone layer
depletion

lecture delivery
with discussion

Social issues and


environment I(nuclear
accidents, holocaust)

T-1:6
R-2:6

RW-14
RW-23

Causes and effects


nuclear accident and
holocaust,

Making students
aware about nuclear
accident and
holocaust

lecture delivery
with discussion

Week 12 Lecture 23 Social issues and


environment I(acid rain)

Learn about water


conservation and
watershed
management

Solar rickshaws
to ferry tourists

Week 12 Lecture 23 Social issues and


environment I(waste land
reclamation)

Social issues and


environment I(consumerism
and waste products)

T-1:6

RW-20
RW-27

Types of wasteland and Making students


strategies for wasteland aware about
reclamation
wasteland
reclamation
consumerism and
waste products

lecture delivery
with discussion

T-1:6

RW-28

Consumerism and waste Making students


products
aware about
consumerism and
waste products

lecture delivery
with discussion

Lecture 24

Term Paper,Test2

Week 13 Lecture 25 Social issues and


environment II(Environment
protection act)

T-1:6

RW-24

Environment protection
act, 1986, wildlife
protection act1972, forest
conservation act,
1980, Issues involved in
the
enforcement of
environmental
legislation

Learn about
lecture delivery
environmental
with discussion
legislation and issues
involved in the
enforcement of
environmental
legislation

Social issues and


environment II(wildlife
protection act)

T-1:6

RW-24

Environment protection
act, 1986, wildlife
protection act1972, forest
conservation act,
1980, Issues involved in
the
enforcement of
environmental
legislation

Learn about
lecture delivery
environmental
with discussion
legislation and issues
involved in the
enforcement of
environmental
legislation

Social issues and


environment II(forest
conservation act)

T-1:6
R-1:20

RW-24

Environment protection
act, 1986, wildlife
protection act1972, forest
conservation act,
1980, Issues involved in
the
enforcement of
environmental
legislation

Learn about
lecture delivery
environmental
with discussion
legislation and issues
involved in the
enforcement of
environmental
legislation

Social issues and


environment II
(environmental issues in
legislation)

T-1:6
R-1:20

RW-24

Environment protection
act, 1986, wildlife
protection act1972, forest
conservation act,
1980, Issues involved in
the
enforcement of
environmental
legislation

Learn about
lecture delivery
environmental
with discussion
legislation and issues
involved in the
enforcement of
environmental
legislation

Week 13 Lecture 26 Social issues and


environment II(population
explosion and family
welfare program)

T-1:7
R-1:15
R-2:7

RW-1

Causes and effects of


Get aware about
lecture delivery
population growth and causes and effects of with discussion
family welfare program, population growth
Environment and human
health

Social issues and


environment II(environment
and human health)

T-1:7
R-1:16
R-2:7

RW-1

Causes and effects of


Get aware about
lecture delivery
population growth and causes and effects of with discussion
family welfare program, population growth
Environment and human
health

Week 14 Lecture 27 Social issues and


environment II(HIV, women
and child welfare)

T-1:7
R-1:17
R-2:7

OR-1

HIV AIDS Causes or


transmission, symptoms,
test, protection, women
and child welfare and
strategies for women
and
child welfare

Get information
lecture delivery
about HIV AIDS and with discussion
women
education

AIDS Epidemic
in Africa

T-1:7
R-2:7

OR-1

Information technology
and environment,
Information technology
and human health

Learn about role of


Information
technology in
environment and
human health

Health
information
technology in
the USA

Lecture 28 Social issues and


environment II(role of
information technology in
environment and human
health)

SPILL OVER
Week 15 Lecture 29

Spill Over

Lecture 30

Spill Over

Scheme for CA:


Component
Term Paper,Test

Frequency

Out Of
2

2
Total :-

Details of Academic Task(s)

Each Marks Total Marks


10

20

10

20

lecture delivery
with discussion

Population
explosion in
Africa

AT No.

Objective

Topic of the Academic Task

Nature of Academic Task


(group/individuals/field
work

Term Paper1

To aware students
about the
environment and
related problems and
Improve ability of
students to search
literature and
preparation of
report.

Solid waste management,


Ecological footprint,
Water Cycle,
Management of e-waste,
Tsunami,
Land Pollution,
Disaster management,
Natural resources,
Plastic recycling,
E-Waste,
Water Harvesting,
Acid Rain
Organic Farming,
Water Purification,
Green Chemistry,
Alternate Sources of Energy
Global warming,
Air pollution,
water pollution,
land pollution,
population explosion,
Water treatment,
Biodiversity,
Ecosystem,
Environment and human health

Individual

Test1

To check the ability


of student to
understand the
concept taught in
class.

Introduction and Natural Resources: Multidisciplinary nature and Individual


public awareness, renewable and non-renewal resources and
associated problems, forest resources, water resources, mineral
resources, food resources, energy resources, land resources,
conservation of natural resources and human role.
Ecosystems: Concept, structure and function, producers
composers and decomposers

List of suggested topics for term paper[at least 15] (Student to spend about 15 hrs on any one specified term paper)
Sr. No.

Topic
1 Solid waste management
2 Water Cycle
3 Tsunami and its managment
4 Land Pollution
5 Disaster management
6 E-Waste
7 Water Harvesting

Evaluation Mode

Allottment /
submission Week

Synopsis (5 marks),
Content (15 marks)
and
presentation/viva
(10 marks)

4 / 12

6 questions of 5
marks each

4/5

8 Acid Rain
9 Ozone layer depletion
10 Organic Farming
11 Water Purification
12 Alternate Sources of Energy
13 Global warming
14 Air pollution
15 water pollution
16 population explosion
17 Biodiversity