Merchant of Venice-an artistic interpretation

An artistic interpretation by learners after a literary reading of the Merchant of Venice by Shakespeare.  The team was led by Sangeeta and Wangdi, English and Art facilitators, and consisted of Qutub, Keegan, and Zoya Kadeer.  

Slavery

Author: Qutub Khan Vajihuddin, Learner at The Integral School, Hyderabad. This is an independent self directed project. Slavery Slavery is defined as a human being owning another human being. A slave is considered someone’s property, and therefore deprived of most of the rights ordinarily held by humans. In the early ages, slaves were sold and…

FOREST FIRES OF INDONESIA

Author: Aatmesh, Learner at The Integral School, Hyderabad. This is an independent self directed project. Forest fires are uncontrolled fires that occur in forests. A forest fire is a subdivision of a wildfire, which is defined as : Any uncontrolled fire that occurs in wilderness (brush, forests, grass etc). When a wildfire occurs, it can be…

The Killing Fields- A travelogue

Author: Ayaan, Learner at The Integral School, Hyderabad. This a reflection based on the trip that the author made to the Tuol Sleng prison and the Killing Fields. Today, we had to go to the Killing Fields and the Tuol Sleng prison.We took a tuk tuk tour and first went to the Tuol Sleng prison….

Air and The Human Body-Interactions

This document is part of a series that explores various aspects of the human body. The document aims to start you on the path of exploration, if you have not already started, and will not provide complete information. Look to challenge and supplement information in this document as appropriate. In this document, let us look…

The Human Gas Exchange System

Author: Qutub Khan Vajihuddin, Learner at The Integral School, Hyderabad. This is an independent self directed project exploring various aspects of the human gas exchange system (otherwise known as the respiratory system). The human gas exchange system The human gas exchange is otherwise known as the Respiratory System. The human gas exchange system is important…

Empathy and a Football Coach

Author: Ayaan. Learner at The Integral School, Hyderabad. This is a part of an assignment where the learner had to write a story based on a word. The word assigned to this learner was Empathy. The learner wanted to write a story based on the concept of empathy but without using the word empathy anywhere in the story….

Cuneiform Script

Author: Aatmesh, Learner at The Integral School, Hyderabad. This is a self directed independent project exploring the Cuneiform Script within the context of language and its development. Cuneiform writing is thought to have been the first script in human history. It originated in the area of Mesopotamia and was used by many civilizations. The word cuneiform…

Why do we ask you to sleep?

As facilitators in a learning space, we advise parents to see that their children get enough sleep. We recommend the need for a rhythm to sleep (and wake up) and discuss some aspects that may interfere or make the difference between a good sleep and a disturbed sleep.  Sometimes, we hear parents ask us if…

Cryptography in World War II

Author: Aatmesh. Learner at The Integral School, Hyderabad.  This is a self directed independent project exploring the use of cryptography in the World War II. Introduction  Cryptography is the art of creating and solving codes. It is derived from the Greek words kryptos, meaning hidden and graphy meaning writing, therefore it is hidden writing. The first…

RAIN

Author: Arshia,  Learner at The Integral School. A partly independent project that explores rain. The content of this assignment is presented under the following subheaders Introduction Origin of the word Rain How does rain occur Effects of rain Different kinds of rain Prediction of rain Study of rain The smell that comes after rain Why…

Organic Farming

Author: Aatmesh, Learner, Integral School, Hyderabad. A self directed exploration on organic farming. Introduction The art of farming has been around since 9000 B.C. It morphed the world and brought forth the era of cultivation and agriculture. Once discovered, farming began to spread. Soon enough, people were planting crops and raising animals all over the world….