Reflecting Rainbows: Inspiring Environmental Awareness at “Riza Spahiu” School

Kukës, April 9th, 2024. With rainbows reflecting in their hands and a newfound motivation to protect their shared environment, the students at “Riza Spahiu” school in Kukës concluded the  environmental education activity on a high note.

The day began with a lively discussion on environmental protection. The education team shared practical tips on saving energy, managing waste properly, and taking small but significant actions to make a positive impact on the environment. The students were engaged and enthusiastic, eager to learn how they could contribute to a cleaner and healthier planet.

The highlight of the day was a hands-on experiment that involved creating a rainbow using a mirror, water, and sunlight. This simple yet captivating activity demonstrated the beauty of natural phenomena and underscored the importance of understanding and appreciating our environment. The students were thrilled to see the vibrant colors of the rainbow, a vivid reminder of nature’s wonders and their responsibility to preserve them.

Working in pairs, the students collaborated on the experiment, fostering teamwork and enhancing their critical thinking skills. They were encouraged to think creatively about solutions to environmental challenges in their community, such as reducing plastic use, conserving water, and promoting recycling.

Throughout the session, the importance of small actions leading to big changes was emphasized. By adopting environmentally friendly habits, the students learned that they could make a significant difference in their daily lives. Practical advice was given on how to protect the environment, from turning off lights when not in use to participating in local clean-up events.

The initiative was warmly welcomed by the school staff, who expressed their appreciation and interest in continuing such valuable educational activities.