Environmental Science - Class X Resources

The following list of online resources are provided as a sample of curated resources. New resources shall be added as we come across interesting and relevant online materials.

1. Difference Between Gaseous and Sedimentary Biogeochemical Cycles

Description: Contains the concept of gaseous and sedimentary cycles and its differences.

Core Concepts: Biogeochemical cycles.

Link: Webpage on difference between gaseous and sedimentary biogeochemical cycles

2. Biogeochemical Cycles

Description: Contains the concept of gaseous and sedimentary cycles from Khan Academy.

Core Concepts: Biogeochemical cycles.

Link: Webpage on biochemical cycles overview

3. Difference Between Gaseous and Sedimentary Biogeochemical Cycles

Description: Information on phosphorus and calcium sedimentary cycle.

Core Concepts: Biogeochemical cycles.

Link: Web page on difference between gaseous and sedimentary biogeochemical cycles

4. Nutrient Pollution

Description: Explanation about nutrient pollution.

Core Concepts: Biogeochemical cycles.

Link: Webpage on nutrient pollution

5. Carrying Capacity

Description: Contains concept of carrying capacity.

Core Concepts: Carrying capacity

Link: Webpage on carrying capacity

6. Carrying Capacity

Description: Contains concept of carrying capacity.

Core Concepts: Carrying capacity.

Link: Video on carrying capacity

7. Factors affecting the carrying capacity

Description: Contains description of factors affecting carrying capacity.

Core Concepts: Carrying capacity.

Link: Webpage on factors carrying capacity

8. Ecological Carrying Capacity

Description: More information on carrying capacity.

Core Concepts: Carrying capacity

Link: Video on ecological carrying capacity

9. Carrying Capacity

Description: More information on carrying capacity.

Core Concepts: Carrying capacity.

Link: Video on carrying capacity

10. Ecosystem Stability

Description: Contains information on ecosystem stability.

Core Concepts: Ecosystem stability

Link: Webpage on ecosystem stability

11. What is Ecosystem Stability

Description: Contains information on ecosystem stability.

Core Concepts: Ecosystem stability.

Link: PPT on ecosystem stability

12. Food Chain Gizmos

Description: Contains information on ecosystem stability.

Core Concepts: Ecosystem stability.

Link: Webpage on food chain

13. Ecosystem Stability

Description: Contains how people consume natural resources or destroy nature and its impact.

Core Concepts: People and Resource Consumption.

Link: Video on Dear future generation

14. Ecosystem Stability

Description: Natural resources or destroy nature and its impact.

Core Concepts: People and Resource Consumption.

Link: Video on population and resources

15. Ecological Footprint Animation

Description: The video has sample on calculation of Ecological Footprint.

Core Concepts: Ecological Footprint.

Link: Animation on ecological footprint

16. Ecological Footprint Explained

Description: Contains explanation on ecological footprint.

Core Concepts: Ecological Footprint.

Link: Animation on ecological footprint

17. What is Ecological Footprint?

Description: Contains web based ecological footprint calculation.

Core Concepts: Ecological Footprint.

Link: Webpage on ecological footprint calculation

18. Reduce Your Ecological Footprint

Description: Contains relevant and applicable ways to reduce ecological footprint.

Core Concepts: Reduction of Ecological Footprint.

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19. What is Natural Resource Depletion

Description: Contains concepts and other information about natural resource depletion.

Core Concepts: Natural Resource Degradation.

Link: Webpage on depletion of natural resources

20. Types of Land Degradation in Bhutan

Description: Contains information of resource depletion and types of land degradation in Bhutan.

Core Concepts: Natural Resource Degradation

Link: PDF on types of land degradation in Bhutan

21. Carrying Capacity and Overshoot

Description: Contains graphical representation to explain overshoot.

Core Concepts: Carrying capacity of the earth.

Link: Webpage on carrying capacity

22. Dust Bowl

Description: Contains information on how environmental degradation caused disaster.

Core Concepts: Environment health and disaster.

Link: Webpage on details of dust bowl.

23. The Great Sparrow Campaign

Description: Contains information on how environmental degradation caused disaster.

Core Concepts: Environment health and disaster.

Link: Webpage on great sparrow campaign.

24. Dzongkhag Disaster Management Contingency Plan

Description: The link contains dzongkhag wise disaster risk management plan.

Core Concepts: Disaster risk management.

Link: PDF on Disaster management contingency plan

25. A Decade of Progress in Disaster Risk Management

Description: Information on disaster risk management and treaties.

Core Concepts: Disaster risk management.

Link: Video on progress of contingency plan

26. Causes the Flash Floods in Chamoli

Description: Contains scenario of disaster.

Core Concepts: Disaster mitigation.

Link: Video on what caused of floods in Uttarakhand

27. Greenhouse Effect Simulation

Description: Contains PhETs Greenhouse effect simulation video.

Core Concepts: Greenhouse effect.

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28. Climate Change

Description: Contains information about climate change.

Core Concepts: Climate change.

Links:

29. New UN Climate Change Initiatives

Description: Contains information on initiatives on climate change.

Core Concepts: Initiatives on climate change.

Link: UN climate change initiatives

30. Innovative Climate Action Initiative from Swedish Firm Welcomed by UNFCCC

Description: Initiatives on climate change.

Core Concepts: Ecological Footprint.

Link: Innovative climate action initiatives from Swedish Firm Welcomed by UNFCCC

31. Phenology and Climate Change: Changing Natures Clock

Description: Contains information on Phenology and factors affecting Phenology.

Core Concepts: Phenology.

Link: Webpage on phenology and climate change

32. Quadrat Sampling

Description: Contains information on calculation based on quadrat sampling.

Core Concepts: Chapter 7: Biodiversity and its Conservation, Biodiversity.

Link: Video demo on using quadrats to study grassland ecology

33. Simpson’s Diversity Index

Description: Contains information on Simpson’s Diversity Index.

Core Concepts: Biodiversity.

Link: Calculating Simpson's diversity index

34. Bhutan Biodiversity Information

Description: Contains 551 species listed for Bhutan.

Core Concepts: Biodiversity inventory.

Link: Webpage on Bhutan biodiversity information

35. Conservation in Bhutan: Journey of Bhutanese Foresters

Description: Foresters setting up camera traps in Remote Mountains of Bhutan to measure Unique Biological Diversity.

Core Concepts: Biodiversity conservation in Bhutan.

Link: Conservation in Bhutan: Journey of Bhutanese foresters

36. Bulli Community: Guardians of Conservation

Description: The video is about restricted access to Lake and Forests (Tsho Dham and Ri Dham) and ecosystem services provided by nature in Bulli, central Bhutan. 

Core Concepts: Biodiversity conservation in Bhutan.

Link: Buli community: Guardians of conservation

37. Web Based Google Earth

Description: Web Based Google Earth services provided by nature in Bulli, central Bhutan. 

Core Concepts: Chapter 8: Land Use and Management, Land use pattern.

Link: Website on google earth

38. Introduction to Waste

Description: Contains what is waste, source of waste and ways of waste classification services provided by nature in Bulli, central Bhutan. 

Core Concepts: Wastes.

Link: Introduction to waste management

39. TrashTag Challenge going Viral in Bhutan

Description: Contains insights that motivate youth to participate in trash collection challenge.

Core Concepts: Wastes.

Link: TrashTag challenge going viral in Bhutan

40. The Waste Hierarchy Explained

Description: Contains information on waste management hierarchy.

Core Concepts: Waste Management.

Link: The waste hierarchy explained

41. Renewables Readiness Assessment: Kingdom of Bhutan

Description: Contains information on a set of recommended actions to help Bhutan move towards a more diversified energy system through accelerated development of renewable energy resources.

Core Concepts: Chapter 9: Energy Resources, Energy sources.

Link: PDF on IRENA_RRA_Bhutan 2019

42. The developing of Hydropower Creates New Opportunities and Economic Growth in Bhutan

Description: History of Electricity in Bhutan.

Core Concepts: Energy sources.

Link: The developing of hydropower create new opportunities and economic growth in Bhutan

43. Energy Efficiency Improvements Among Industries

Description: Contains energy efficiency improvements among industries.

Core Concepts: Conservation of Energy.

Link: Energy efficiency improvements among industries in Bhutan

44. National Energy Efficiency and Conservation Policy

Description: Contains information on National energy efficiency and conservation policy.

Core Concepts: Conservation of Energy.

Link: PDF on National energy efficiency and conservation policy

45. What’s Good and What’s Bad about Hydropower?

Description: Describes advantages and disadvantages of Hydropower.

Core Concepts: Conservation of Energy.

Link: Webpage on what’s good and what’s bad about hydropower?

46. What is Sustainable Development?

Description: Contains information on sustainable development, SDGs.

Core Concepts: Chapter 10: Environment and Development, Sustainable Development.

Link: What is sustainable development?

47. Two Minutes to Understand Sustainable Development

Description: Explanation on responsible consumption and production.

Core Concepts: Sustainable Development.

Link: Two minutes to understand sustainable development

48. Sustainable Development Goals

Description: Links to SDGs.

Core Concepts: Sustainable Development.

Link: Webage on What are the Sustainable Development Goals?

49. SDG 12 - Explaining Responsible Consumption and Production

Description: Video on responsible consumption and production.

Core Concepts: Sustainable Development.

Link: SDG 12: explaining responsible consumption and production

50. Group of Experts Boosts Sustainable Development in Bhutan

Description: Contains information on initiatives towards sustainable development.

Core Concepts: Sustainable Development Initiatives in Bhutan.

Link: Sustainable development in Bhutan

51. Initiatives to Achieve SDGs

Description: Contains information on initiatives to achieve SDGs.

Core Concepts: Sustainable Development Initiatives in Bhutan.

Link: Webpage on Initiatives to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

52. Sustainable Development Goals: 17 Ways to act

Description: Explanation on SDGs.

Core Concepts: Sustainable Development Initiatives in Bhutan.

Link: Sustainable development goals: 17 ways to act

53. How Can We Make the World a Better Place by 2030

Description: Contains information on initiatives towards sustainable development.

Core Concepts: Sustainable Development Initiatives in Bhutan.

Link: How can we make the world a better place