The Silk Road-Part 2 of 4-Geography

This is the second part of a four part series based on research done by Learners at The Integral School, Hyderabad, on the ancient silk road. The research team consisted of Aravind Bandreddi, Qutub Khan Vajihuddin, Aatmesh and Zoya Kadeer. This document, on the geography of the Silk Road, was prepared by Qutub Khan Vajihuddin….

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…

How to Look at Painting: Icarus, Daedulus and Science

We are posting an excerpt from an interesting article published in the Fidelio Magazine, Spring-Summer of 2006. The link to the complete article is provided at the end of the excerpt. ‘Bruegel painted many things that cannot be painted. As Pliny said of Apelles: In all his works, there is always more thought than paint.’…

Write for yourself or write for others?

Author: Haritha, Learner, Integral School   People will throw all sorts of advice at you when it comes to creative expression or just plain essay writing. Do you sculpt your writing in such a manner that it caters to the readers or do you write in the way that comes naturally to you, letting the…