Knowledge Caravan was held in school number 18

October 16, 2015, 06:00

On October 15, Knowledge Caravan – mobile workshop on natural sciences was held for students of 8th grades in school number 18. Subject of fall’s Knowledge Caravan was “Invisible residents of Bishkek”.

PR manager of eco-project "Think Globally, Act Locally – promoting environmental responsibility among children and youth" Maria Kolesnikova has presented to students the eco-project and social videos concerning gentle attitude towards the environment.

After Dmitry Pereyaslavsky representative of the public foundation for sustainable community development "Yrystan" made an interactive presentation on ecology, flora and fauna of Bishkek. During the presentation students learned a lot about nature and animals of the native land. Also by the end of presentation students were able to look at insects and plants under a microscope and examine the world of " Invisible residents of Bishkek " and recognize their importance for nature.

The workshop was attended by more than 50 students. Participants have expressed their great interest in Knowledge Caravan , which indicates the importance and necessity of organizing such events.

The event was organized by "Roza Otunbayeva Initiative" International Public Foundation in collaboration with the Department of Education of Bishkek City Hall with the active participation of environmental organizations.

Knowledge Caravan is series of mobile workshops on natural sciences for schools in Bishkek city. The caravan began its work in January 2015 in the framework of the eco-project "Think Globally, Act Locally- promoting environmental responsibility among children and youth" . The eco-project was initiated by the "Initiative of Roza Otunbayeva" IPF and supported by Christensen Fund. The aim of the project is increasing civic responsibility and eco-culture among children, youth, and the inhabitants of Bishkek by changing perspectives from passive observers to active participants in eco-campaigns and events contributing to a favorable environment for healthier living and sustainable development in the region.