We have provided solutions and short introductions of the chapters of NBSE Class 10 Environmental Education for students studying under Nagaland Board. Click on the link mentioned under each chapter to get the answers of that chapter. These materials, however, should be seen only as references.
NBSE Class 10 Environmental Education Chapter 1: Protection of landscape and conservation of water
A good landscape gives pleasure to the eyes. It also ensures pure air to breathe and pure water to drink. Of course, it is the duty of municipal authorities to provide a clean landscape in the area you are residing in. But, we have also a role to play. We assist the authorities in maintaining a clean landscape. This can be in the form of not littering the streets, not spoiling the beauty of picnic spots and not leaving the rubbish on the hills and mountains.
NBSE Class 10 Environmental Education Chapter 2: Conservation and management of forests and ocean resources
At the beginning of the 20th century, about 30% of the land was covered with forests in our country. By the close of the 20th century, this forest cover was reduced to 19.4%. The National Forest Policy has recommended 33% forest cover for plains and 67% for hills. Thus, the forest cover available to us is far below that prescribed by the National Forest Policy. Forests are our lifeline. Forests provide us with fuel, timber, medicines and protect us from the vagaries of extreme weather conditions.
NBSE Class 10 Environmental Education Chapter 3: Conservation of Soil and Wildlife
The fertile surface layer of the earth capable of supporting plant life is called soil. Measures taken to prevent the loss of soil from the earth is called soil conservation. Soil conservation helps to maintain the fertility of the soil which in turn ensures sustainable agriculture. Micro-organisms and animals living in the soil help in the cycle of nutrients.
NBSE Class 10 Environmental Education Chapter 5: Indigenous Practices and Tribal Culture
The chapter explores the indigenous knowledge that the farmers possess with respect to their natural and social environment as well as tribals and their lives. Farmers use indigenous knowledge to adopt, adapt and develop technologies in the local context. The chapter discusses some of these that the farmers of different countries practice. Also, it tries to uphold the conditions that the tribals face in a fast changing world invading their way of life.
NBSE Class 10 Environmental Education Chapter 7: Soil, Radiation & Noise Pollution
The pollution of soil, radiation and noise is not talked much about but they are constantly impacting our lives. In this chapter, you will learn more about these less discussed form of pollution, what factors are contributing to these pollutions and how these can be contained.
NBSE Class 10 Environmental Education Chapter 9: Greenhouse Effect, Acid Rain and Ozone Layer
In this chapter, you will learn about the greenhouse effect which leads to global warming about which we hear every day. It is basically the warming up of the average temperature of the Earth causing catastrophes the details of which have been mentioned in the chapter. It also explains acid raid, what causes it and what are its implications. Further, the chapter gives us a brief idea about the ozone layer and its ongoing depletion.
NBSE Class 10 Environmental Education Chapter 10: Disaster and its Management
A disaster can be anything which occurs unexpectedly and causes loss of life and property. Disasters can be both natural and man-made. Natural disasters are those which happens independent of human activities such as earthquakes, cyclones, etc. Man-made disasters, on the other hand are those which occurs because of human activities such as fire, terrorism, etc. In this chapter you will learn about different disasters that are commonly witnessed and some mitigating measures related to those.
NBSE Class 10 Environmental Education Chapter 12: Consumer Education and Community Participation for Ecological Restoration
In light of the various frauds and cheating, it has become important that consumers should be educated so that they detect their malpractices as well as initiate measures to counter them. A consumer can be anyone who uses a product or serve, and thus, we are all consumers. In this chapter, you will learn some of the rights that you as a consumer have. The chapter also discusses the issue of ecological restoration, which is the process of assisting the replenishment of a damaged or destroyed ecosystem.
NBSE Class 10 Environmental Education Chapter 13: Protection of Wildlife and Enforcement of Acts
Human activities and lifestyle has become a threat for the wildlife. Since the inception of humanity, we have been continuously invading the habitats of the animals and it has reached to such an extent that the animals are now left with little to no place to survive, causing many to go extinct. Further, we are playing a pivotal role in disrupting the climate of the planet impacting all forms of lives. In this chapter you will learn about the threats on the wildlife, what we can do to save the animals, and what laws are in place for this purpose.
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