Articles from the Group “Courage”

DIWALI-By Harshada Diwali is an important Indian festival. Diwali is the festival of lights. In my house, Diwali is our favourite festival. On Diwali morning, I wake up, take a headbath and wear new clothes. I take blessings from my grandfather. We eat chocolates and sweets and burst crackers. Then I eat a special breakfast….

Photosynthesis

This is an open access resource on photosynthesis that maybe used in classroom sessions. This presentation leads from an earlier session where we explored the leaf Photosynthesis is a process that plants use to convert light energy to chemical energy that be used to further carry out the activities of plants. In simple terms, the plants…

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…

Exploring a Leaf

The leaf is one of the many wonders of nature. All around us, or maybe none to see. Many colors, many shapes. Shows the cycle of life. Sustains life internally and externally. A work of art. And science. How often have we seen a leaf but how often have we really seen a leaf? At…