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The effectiveness of educational package on knowledge regarding harmful effects of use of polythene and plastic materials on environment & health among school age children

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Jitendra Chicholkar, Reena Thakur

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Introduction: Plastics are a wide range of synthetic or semi-synthetic materials that use polymers as a main ingredient. Their plasticity makes it possible for plastics to be molded, extruded or pressed into solid objects of various shapes. This adaptability, plus a wide range of other properties, such as being lightweight, durable, flexible, and in expensive to produce, has led to its widespread use. Materials and Methods: Research approach: an evaluative research approach, research design: in this study pre experimental one group pre test post test design was be used. this design is widely used in educational research, research sample: in this study sample was the school age children in community rural area of Indore, sample size: 50 school age children, sample techniques: non probability purposive sampling technique. Result: The mean pre test and post test 11.8 and 17.9 and mean difference 6.1 that there was a significant difference between pre test and post test knowledge score hence H0 rejected and H1 is accepted. Conclusion: So it can be concluded that the school age children residing in Bawliya Khurd community have inadequate knowledge regarding harmful effects of polythene and plastic materials on environment and health and Structured teaching programme is an effective teaching strategy to increase their knowledge regarding harmful effects of polythene and plastic materials on environment and health.

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I U P A C International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, M.P. Madhyapradesh, BPA Bisphenol A

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