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Days that Matter in 2009
 

February 2017

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The Days that Matter could help to highlight the concerns and apprehensions of the youth today They need a mention in the school calendar. Each special day can be organized in a different way:
 
  • Have a special assembly
  • Enact a play
  • Write a poem or a slogan
  • Organize a quiz or a debate
  • Do a cleanup drive
  • Have a tree planting program
  • Plant a peace garden
  • Have a poster competition
  • Hold a ‘Just a Minute’ competition
  • Call a renowned speaker
  • Hold a classroom board display
  • Have a photo display
  • Organize a field trip
  • Make crafts using local material; or recycled material
  • Organize a candle light walk
  • Have a cycle rally


 

2nd February - World Wetland Day:

Wetlands are a unique ecosystem and their biodiversity needs to be protected. On this day, in 1971, the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance was signed.

21st February - International Mother Language Day:

India has 22 official languages and over 2000 spoken dialects. Languages without scripts spoken by the tribes of India are in grave danger of disappearing.

28th February - National Science Day:

Science plays a major role in the conservation of our world today. Its role in the protection of environment should be highlighted.