Fellow workers of the Cis-Kama Territorial Department under the Ministry of Ecology and Natural Resources of the Republic of Tatarstangave lessons for pupils of secondary school No. 52 of Naberezhnye Chelny. Eight-graders were told about activity of the department, methods for environment monitoring, as well as about the necessity to recycleoff-the-shelf batteries in the right way. Moreover, they shared with the pupils the examplesof laboratory control, while some of the procedures were carried out by the pupils themselves. The event was aimed at involvement of pupils of secondary educational establishments intopractical work on improvement of the environment state and fostering of their active living position.