Animals

Animals constantly interact with their environment for the most vital of functions - finding food, avoiding predators or courting a prospective mate. What role does our nervous system play in these interactions? What do we know about this vital organ system and how it is made?
 
Animals constantly interact with their environment for the most vital of functions - finding food, avoiding predators or courting a prospective mate. What role does our nervous system play in these interactions? What do we know about this vital organ system and how it is made?
 

Students, especially in urban areas, do not get to spend much time outdoors and in nature. But, a small park, an empty or abandoned plot of land or garden in school or at home, even in a crowded city or town can transform into a nature hotspot! For example the bark of trees, leaf litter and shrubs are home to ants, mantids and spiders. Concrete walls and small water puddles can house moths, bees, wasps, dragonflies and even frogs!

Imagine an elephant with the spots of a leopard and the gills of a shark.
This worksheet, where art meets science, is designed to nudge students to think about the characteristics of various animals, birds, etc., while using their creativity to come up with their own creature.

Humans are animals too! Don't agree? Read this story written by Madhav Chavan and Meera Tendolkar to find out more.

Here is an integrated resource in environmental studies with activities to be carried out in regional languages. This resource will encourage language -both regional and English simultaneously - and arithmetic learning through specific concepts related to environmental science. 

The animals in the jungle rush to the new school with great enthusiasm. What do you think happened after that? Find the answer in this story by Madhav Chavan and Meera Tendolkar and illustrated by Ketan Raut.

This story about how the world - animals, birds and man - was created is written and illustrated by Herminder Ohri and Baaraan Ijlal.

Kato, the squirrel's family lived in a garden. When people come with machines to tear down the trees, Kato and his friends have to save themselves from the Big Trouble. Find out how they do this in this charming tale written and illustrated by Herminder Ohri.

Everyone plays a specific role in the food chain - the order in which animals feed on other plants and animals.This worksheet is designed to make students aware of the links in the food chain.

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