The Prefecture of Tatuí, through the Secretary of Education, reopened, on the morning of this Tuesday (17/05), on the premises of the Municipal Ecological Park “Maria Tuca”, the NUMEA – Municipal Center for Environmental Education “Rita Corrêa Coelho” .

The mayor of Tatuí, professor Miguel Lopes Cardoso Júnior, participated in the ceremony for the resumption of activities; councilor João Francisco de Lima Filho (João JJ), representing the City Council; the secretaries Elisângela da Costa Rosa Cecílio (Education), José Hélio de Oliveira Júnior (Agriculture and Environment) and other municipal secretaries; in addition to students, teaching supervisors, school directors, pedagogical coordinators, teachers and employees of the Municipal Department of Education.

During the act, Professor Inajara Fiusa de Barros Ramos, biologist responsible for the Environment Workshop, explained about the work carried out by the Environmental Nucleus team, as well as presented a video on the same subject.

Afterwards, the NUMEA students – with the collaboration of Professor Fátima de Oliveira Inocêncio, who teaches the “Sustainable Workshop” – recited the poem “Caring for the Earth”, by Leila Maria Grillo. And, finally, the students of EMEF “Eunice Pereira de Camargo”, carried out a rocket launch, since they are participants in the “Brazilian Rocket Show – MOBFOG”, which is an entirely experimental Olympiad, which consists of building and to launch, obliquely, rockets (built by the students themselves), from a launching base, as far away as possible.

About NUMEA – NUMEA was created in 2010 by the then Mayor Luiz Gonzaga Vieira de Camargo, with the aim of providing the socio-environmental training of children and young people, through Curricular Workshops, offered to students of the Municipal Education Network, in a period opposite to the regular schedule. of classes.

Through the motivation of nature preservation and respect for the environment, the Center promotes sustainability actions that stimulate individual and collective well-being, helping to build a more humanized and environmentally conscious society.

In this return to school, NUMEA has 105 students enrolled, from the 3rd, 4th and 5th years of EMEF’s “Prof. Accácio Vieira de Camargo”, “Prof. Magaly Azambuja de Toledo” and “Prof. José Galvão Sobrinho”. Each class of students, aged 8 to 10 years, will have two classes per week and will participate in four curricular workshops. Are they:

– Environment: lectures with presentation of environmental concepts; with the objective of reflecting on the human actions that help in the conservation of the environment, making use of the “3Rs” (reduce, reuse and recycle), sensitizing students about the preservation and conscious use of natural resources, especially non-renewable ones, avoiding waste; and teaching them about pollution-related diseases and how to prevent them.

– Horta e Roça: practical and expository classes, with the aim of making students aware of the importance of consuming a more “colorful” dish, with diversities of vegetables and vegetables – preferably of organic origin, which can be produced in their own homes. homes, based on what they learned at the Nucleus.

– Sustainable Workshop: practical classes, with students’ awareness of the importance of preserving the environment, through knowledge, creativity and concrete everyday attitudes, aiming to recycle and reuse materials to reduce pollution on the planet.

– Recreation: practical classes, stimulating physical activities, experiencing different weather conditions through observations on ecological walks and educational competitions, always highlighting the theme “Preservation of the Environment”.

It is worth mentioning that every Wednesday, NUMEA serves the other schools of the Municipal Education Network, with prior appointment, for the execution of the Project “Por Dias Melhores”. This Project is for students from 1st to 9th grade, aged 6 to 14 years old, with the objective of awakening ecological awareness and making them become multipliers of this awareness for society. For this, they experience contact with nature, performing recreational activities with teachers trained in the area of ​​Environmental Education and reflecting on daily habits, their implications and better quality of life combined with the preservation of the environment.

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