“To keep the body in good health is a duty, otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.”
– Buddha, Philosopher and Spiritual Teacher
WORLD PULSES DAY:G
- World Pulses Day has been designated on Feb 10 each year since 2019 by the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly on Dec 20, 2018.
- It is established by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations to recognize the importance of pulses (dry beans, lentils, dry peas, chickpeas, lupins) as a global food.
- It provides an opportunity to raise awareness about the nutritional benefits of pulses as part of sustainable food production aimed Towards food security & nutrition.
INTRODUCTION OF THE CLASS:
“Your diet is a bank account. Good food choices are good investments.”
The enthusiastic students of class II B presented a virtual assembly on the topic “World Pulses Day” interestingly and innovatively. The assembly was started with the prayer song, Bible Reading, Prayer followed by the Thought of the Day. The students energetically showcase their talent by speaking about the different uses of pulses.
They exhibited their creativity by drawing a butterfly and decorating with different pulses. Also, they wrote about the importance of the pulses they used to decorate.
The active students presented the assembly through a conversation about the significance of World Pulses Day and the importance of pulses. They learned with curiosity about different nutrients present in pulses. LEARNING OUTCOME:
SPECIFIC LEARNING OUTCOMES: Students will be able
- To explore ways in which we can design balanced meals from different food types.
- To understand the importance of taking pulses as their daily meal.
- To create more awareness about the benefits of including pulses in a balanced diet.
- To plan the steps required to create a pulse-based meal or snack.
GENERAL LEARNING OUTCOMES: Students were able
- To work effectively in teams.
- To create social awareness.
- To speak clearly and effectively.
- To cultivate self-motivation.