Glaciers

Author: Aatmesh. Learner at the Integral School, Hyderabad. A self directed project that looks at glaciers in the current context of global warming and environmental health. Glaciers are defined as “Slow moving masses or rivers of ice formed by the accumulation and compaction of snow or ice.” Glaciers are found in regions that receive consistent snowfall, like…

Laterite (not lattes)

Author: Ten Para Science often reveals a rather uncanny knack to leap out from unexpected places at unexpected times.  Breaking the shackles that try to confine it to tomes of words, floating out of closed rooms and lab spaces, tubes, filters and maybe some illustrations.  A gentle reminder that you cannot escape the lovely interactions…

Saptaparni

Author: Owais, Learner, Age 10 years. This tree is located near the third cut and behind Kings house. Leaves: It has flower like leaves. The leaves have lot of veins. They are dark green but new leaves are light green. When you break the leaf, sap comes out. The leaves grow in groups of 7 to…

Kadamb

Author: Owais, Learner, Age 10 years. It is a large evergreen tree. The branches spread on the trunk. The tree has large leaves. The small leaves are light green and the big leaves are dark green. It has a rough trunk. The bark is blackish grey. The fruit is round and yellow and it is furry…

Pink Trumpet

Author: Owais, Learner, Age 10 years We have many pink trumpet trees on our campus. All the buildings have these trees next to them. Leaves: The leaves are thin and dark green. They have 5 leaves on a long stalk. Flowers: It has a trumpet shaped flowers and grows in bunches. The color of the flower…

Jaggery Palm

Author: Owais, Learner, Age 10 years It is located near the sand pit on our campus. Leaves: It has palm like leaves. The leaves look like they are ripped. Fruit: It has a black round fruit. The fruit has a big black seed. Flower: The Jaggery palm has long flowers and it is green in color…

The Kanak Champa Tree

Author: Owais, Learner, Age 10 years This is a continuation of a previous project where Mr. Owais described the neem trees on campus Kanak Champa  We have 12 Kanak Champa trees in our campus. They are near the volley ball court. Leaves: They have dark green leaves. The leaves have a greyish thing on their back….

The Neem Tree

Author: Owais, Learner, Age 10 years This is a project that the learner did on campus, walking around, enjoying the trees and learning about them. There are many neem trees in our campus. There are two big trees near the front gate and many small trees. Leaves: The neem tree has imli like leaves. The…