Archive for the ‘IB Students field projects’ Category

Student Activism & Volunteering against Human Trash in Ecologically sensitive areas

Student Activism & Volunteering against Human Trash in Ecologically sensitive areas

  On a recent educational field trip in Upper Nilgiris (Western Ghats), over 30 students from a leading IB school in India were quick to recognize the immense problem of human trash in forest areas.  Their survey led them to believe that […]

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IB students Field Study. The Todas (Primitive Tribe): Tradition, Culture & Heritage

IB students Field Study.  The Todas (Primitive Tribe):  Tradition, Culture & Heritage

  IBDP students from a leading international school visited 2 tribal hamlets in the upper Nilgiris (South India) region to study the culture, religious practices, ceremonies and modern day challenges of The Toda tribe – classified as a Primitive Tribal Group (PTG). […]

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School Field Trip: The Magnificent Dhauladhar Ranges (Himalayas)

School Field Trip:  The Magnificent Dhauladhar Ranges (Himalayas)

One Earth Foundation recently organized an experiential Field excursion  IBDP students from one of the leading schools in Mumbai. 30+ enthusiastic students accompanied by 4 teachers participated in this 5 day trip.  The theme of the trip was “Exploring the Magnificent Dhauladhars”and […]

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Assessment of Floristic diversity in Nilgiris: Field project

Assessment of Floristic diversity in Nilgiris:  Field project

Students from a leading international school (IB Curriculum) participated in a day long field study module organized by One Earth Foundation.  The days activities included a study and understanding of native and exotic species in Nilgiris,  Wetlands and their significance,   assessment […]

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Ethnobotanical Study of Nilgiri tribes

Ethnobotanical Study of Nilgiri tribes

Challenging & Inspiring Educational Field Excursions by One Earth Foundation Ethnobotanical Studies of the tribes of Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu Ethnobotanical study is of immense importance with medical science.  India is one of the twelve mega-biodiversity countries of the World having rich vegetation […]

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Views from the Highest peak in Nilgiris – Doddabetta

Views from the Highest peak in Nilgiris – Doddabetta

 Students from a leading international school in Mumbai, recently visited the Nilgiris to explore the cultural and natural diversity and wealth of the region.  Among the many study modules and activities, our 42 students accompanied by 4 teachers also had the opportunity […]

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The Naduvattam Grasslands: A Photo tour

The Naduvattam Grasslands:  A Photo tour

Raminder Chowdhary from One Earth Foundation recently undertook a photo tour of the Naduvattam Grasslands in the picturesque upper Nilgiris.  The grasslands also known as Montaigne grasslands were the native land cover of a large part of upper Nilgiris.  About 70% have […]

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Masterchefs: A Culinary Fest & Competition of global cuisines

Masterchefs: A Culinary Fest & Competition of global cuisines

One Earth Foundation recently organized an educational field excursion for 20+ students from a leading IB school from Mumbai.  One of the days was reserved for our Culinary Fest – Masterchef as planned by the school and its students in advance. Our […]

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The Sigur Ghats overlooking Moyyar river: a photo tour

The Sigur Ghats overlooking Moyyar river: a photo tour

Some photos from a recent trip to the Sigur ghats overlooking the Moyyar river.  The journey started in Coonoor and we had to abandon our 4×4 jeep somewhere in the Ebbannad forest when the terrain became very steep and rocky.  A 2 hours […]

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An introduction to Radio Astronomy

An introduction to Radio Astronomy

A quiz on astronomy followed by a presentation by Raminder Chowdhary (Managing Trustee) of One Earth Foundation set our visiting students up for the next days visit to the Radio Astronomy Center (RAC) run by the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) […]

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