Greater Noida, Sep 16, 2021: The International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is observed on 16 September every year since 1995. This date has been chosen by the United Nations General Assembly in its resolution to remember the signing of the Montreal Protocol in 1987.
The ozone layer is a natural part of our atmosphere. It acts as a protective sunscreen by blocking the harmful ultraviolet rays from the sun. Certain chemicals such as CFCs, HCFC, and halons can damage the Ozone layer.
A special assembly was conducted by the students of classes XI and XII of Apeejay International School, Greater Noida to awaken the students about the importance of preserving the Ozone layer.
The complete assembly was focused upon the ways and measures to be taken to preserve the depletion of the Ozone layer.
The assembly comprised prayer, followed by news, thought, video, quiz, pledge, and PPT on the same.
The objective of conducting this assembly was to:
- Make the students aware of Ozone depletion
- Allow children to practice sustainable ways of living
- Let children work and contribute to preserving the Ozone layer
The assembly proved to be successful as the students participated quite enthusiastically.
Students actively participated in the activities planned for the day and showcased their artwork. They also shared many facts on the Ozone layer and delivered a speech to mark the significance of the day.
Some more activities conducted:
- Poster-Making (Classes IV & V)
- Slogan-Writing (Classes VI & VII)