NIOS-333: Environmental Science

Gyaniversity Education
Last Update 18 April 2024
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About This Course

Welcome to the eLearning course on Environmental Science, designed exclusively for NIOS students of Class 12. This course offers a deep understanding of the intricate relationship between humanity and the environment. Embark on an exciting journey to unravel the mysteries of our planet and become responsible stewards of the Earth.

This course covers a wide range of fascinating topics, including “Environment through the Ages,” where you will explore the evolution of our environment over time. “Ecological Concepts and Issues” will delve into the delicate balance of ecosystems, while “Human Impact on Environment” examines the consequences of our actions. Prepare to engage with “Contemporary Environment Issues,” addressing pressing concerns of the modern world. You will also gain insights into “Environmental Conservation,” “Sustainable Development,” “Environmental Management,” “Water Resource Management,” and the critical relationship between “Energy and Environment.”

We offer a range of engaging features to enhance your learning experience. Video lessons bring concepts to life, simplifying complex ideas. Quizzes test your knowledge, while assignments provide practical application. A free guidebook with supplementary material supports your studies. Need exam help? Our resources provide tips for success.

Let’s explore the environment’s wonders, understand challenges, and work towards a sustainable future. Get ready to be inspired, motivated, and empowered in this exciting eLearning course. Let’s embark on this enlightening journey together!


Learning Objectives

Origin of Earth and Evolution of the Environment
Environment and Human Society
Degradation of Natural Environment
Principles of Ecology
Natural Ecosystem
Human Modified Ecosystems
Human Societies
Environmental Pollution
Environmental and Health
Disasters and their Management
National Environmental Issues
Global Environmental Issues
Biodiversity Conservation
Conservation of Other Natural Resources
Conservation of Soil and Land
Water and Energy Conservation
Origin and Concept of Sustainable Development
Modern Agriculture
Concept of Sustainable Agriculture
Cleaner Technologies
Conservation of Other Natural Resources
Environmental Impact Assessment
Environment Related Institutions and Organisations
Environmental Ethics and Gandhian Approach
Global Circulation of Water
Ground Water Resources
Fresh Water Resources
Methods of Water Harvesting
Water Conservation at Different Levels
Importance of Energy in Society
Non-Renewable Sources of Energy
Renewable Sources of Energy-I
Renewable Sources of Energy-II
Energy Conservation

Material Includes

  • Animated Video Lessons
  • Practice Quizzes
  • Previous Year Question Papers
  • Gyaniversity Guidebook
  • Q&A with Teachers
  • Important Exam Strategy
  • Guess Paper: Important Qs
  • Custom Graded Assignments
  • University Textbook
  • Mock Tests
  • Bonus Course Content


  • Watch the video lessons carefully. Make notes as required.
  • Test your knowledge with our quizzes and mock tests.
  • Refer to the Gyaniversity Guide book for solved previous year Q&A
  • Submit an optional assignment and get it evaluated by a teacher.

Target Audience

  • NIOS Class 12 Students
  • State Board Class 12 Students


45 Lessons

Course Introduction and Exam Strategy

This section serves as an introduction to the course and provides valuable insights into the features of this online course and effective exam strategies for studying this subject. Go through this section carefully to make the best of this course.
Question Paper Pattern00:1:40
Example of a Solved Question Paper
Guess Paper: List of Most Important Questions00:01:40
Acing Your NIOS Exams: Strategies for Success00:02:27

Module 1: Environment through the Ages

Welcome to the captivating journey of "Environment through the Ages." Explore the Origin of Earth and how the environment has evolved over time. Discover the profound impact of Environment and Human Society, understanding the dynamic relationship between the two. Gain insights into the challenges posed by the Degradation of Natural Environment. Get ready to uncover the secrets of our planet's history and its significance in shaping our present and future. Let's embark on this enlightening expedition together!

Module 2: Ecological Concepts and Issues

Welcome to the captivating world of "Ecological Concepts and Issues." In this module, we will explore the fundamental Principles of Ecology, understanding the intricate relationships between organisms and their environment. Dive into the fascinating realm of Ecosystems, discovering the delicate balance of nature. Delve into the wonders of Natural Ecosystems and explore the ways in which Human Modified Ecosystems have shaped our world. Unravel ecology's complexities and its implications for our planet. Let's begin this enlightening journey together!

Module 3: Human Impact on Environment

Welcome to the captivating topic of "Human Impact on Environment." In this module, we will explore the profound influence of Human Societies on the natural world. Understand the far-reaching consequences of human activities on our planet, with a particular focus on the alarming issue of Deforestation. Gain insights into the interconnectedness between our actions and the environment. Get ready to delve into the complexities of human impact and its implications for our precious ecosystems.

Module 4: Contemporary Environment Issues

Welcome to the important topic of "Contemporary Environment Issues." In this module, we will address the pressing challenges we face today. Explore the causes and impacts of Environmental Pollution, understanding its effects on both the environment and human health. Learn about Disasters and their Management, examining how we can mitigate and respond to environmental emergencies. Dive into National and Global Environmental Issues, gaining insights into the broader ecological concerns we encounter. Let's explore these critical topics together and work towards a sustainable future.

Module 5: Environmental Conservation

Welcome to the vital topic of "Environmental Conservation." In this module, we will explore ways to protect and preserve our precious resources. Discover the importance of Biodiversity Conservation, understanding the need to safeguard our diverse ecosystems. Learn about the Conservation of other Natural Resources, including forests, minerals, and wildlife. Explore the significance of Soil and Land Conservation, as well as the crucial role of Water and Energy Conservation. Let's delve into these essential lessons and work together to ensure a sustainable future for our planet.

Module 6: Sustainable Development

Welcome to the enlightening topic of "Sustainable Development." In this module, we will explore the origins and concept of Sustainable Development, understanding the importance of balancing economic growth, social progress, and environmental protection. Dive into the realm of Modern Agriculture, examining innovative practices that promote sustainability. Learn about Sustainable Agriculture and its significance in ensuring long-term food security. Discover the potential of Cleaner Technologies in minimizing environmental impact. Let's embark on this journey toward a more sustainable future together!

Module 7: Environmental Management

Welcome to the captivating topic of "Environmental Management." In this module, we will explore the essential aspects of effectively managing our environment. Learn about Environmental Legislation, understanding the laws and regulations in place to protect our ecosystems. Explore the concept of Environmental Impact Assessment and its crucial role in evaluating the potential effects of human activities. Discover the key Environment-related Institutions and Organizations that are dedicated to working towards environmental conservation. Delve into the realm of Environmental Ethics and the Gandhian Approach. Let's learn how to make a positive impact on our planet.

Module 8: Water Resource Management

Welcome to the fascinating topic of "Water Resource Management." In this module, we will explore the vital aspects of managing our water resources effectively. Learn about the Global Circulation of Water and understand its impact on Earth's water cycle. Explore Groundwater Resources and the importance of preserving this hidden treasure. Discover different methods of Water Harvesting and how they contribute to sustainable water management. Explore Water Conservation strategies at various levels. Let's delve into this crucial subject and learn how to protect and utilize our water resources wisely.

Module 9: Energy and Environment

Welcome to the intriguing topic of "Energy and Environment." In this module, we will explore the crucial role of energy in society. Understand the significance of both non-renewable and renewable sources of energy. Dive into the world of Renewable Sources of Energy, exploring different types and their impact on the environment. Discover the importance of Energy Conservation in promoting sustainability. Let's embark on this enlightening journey and learn how to balance our energy needs with environmental preservation.

Bonus Course Content

This section offers valuable resources to supplement your learning. Access the free Gyaniversity guide book, previous year question papers, and university textbooks. Test your knowledge with a mock test and complete an optional assignment which will be evaluated by our Explore the Bonus Course Content and unlock your full potential!


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Class 12
45 lectures

Material Includes

  • Animated Video Lessons
  • Practice Quizzes
  • Previous Year Question Papers
  • Gyaniversity Guidebook
  • Q&A with Teachers
  • Important Exam Strategy
  • Guess Paper: Important Qs
  • Custom Graded Assignments
  • University Textbook
  • Mock Tests
  • Bonus Course Content
Enrollment validity: Lifetime

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