Posts Tagged ‘student field trips’

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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Non Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) and local communities of Nilgiris

Non Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) and local communities of Nilgiris

One Earth Foundation recently conducted a 4 day educational field excursion for 36 enthusiastic students from a leading International school from Bangalore.  Among other study modules and activities, the students got exposed to the livelihood challenges of indigenous communities and the role […]

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Tribal Medicine Workshop for students

Tribal Medicine Workshop for students

  One Earth Foundation sponsored a tribal medicine workshop conducted by Earth Trust in the very scenic ever green forests around the hamlet of Kollikorai.  The objective was to highlight the immense traditional knowledge systems of our tribal communities and the need […]

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Community Action in Nilgiris

Community Action in Nilgiris

One Earth Foundation offers high impact community service focused field trips for Students.  Our trips are very hands on and customized for CAS, ESS or SUPW coursework. Raminder Chowdhary oneearthfdn@gmail.com +91-9008000338

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Avifauna of Nilgiris: a challenging field project

Avifauna of Nilgiris: a challenging field project

king payday loans A challenging field study & survey on the avifauna of The Nilgiri mountains was recently undertaken by senior students from a reputed school in Mumbai.  Our participating  Geography and ESS  students were also passionate nature photographers.  Their field study […]

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Clean Water for Tribal Communities

Clean Water for Tribal Communities

Vellaricombai, a small hamlet with about 30 residents, rests on the steep slopes of the Nilgiris mountains.  The Primitive Tribal Group – Kurumbas, have called it home for millenia.  The Kurumbas have traditionally practiced art, medicine and music.  These traditional knowledge systems […]

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Plastic Free Villages: A project in Nilgiris

Plastic Free Villages:  A project in Nilgiris

An extensive survey of plastic garbage collection and distribution conducted in the villages of Soladamattam and Attadi in July 2012, culminated in the setting of an 8 Bin collection and disposal system in Dec 2012. Our students from Bangalore recognized the urgent […]

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IB – Diploma Students undertake a River Study Project in Nilgiris

IB – Diploma Students undertake a River Study Project in Nilgiris

One Earth Foundation recently organized a project focused field trip for a leading Mumbai based IB school to the lower ranges of the Nilgiris.  As part of their IB assessment, the students had to undertake an intensive River Study Project.  One Earth […]

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Sampling, Biodiversity Index, Forestry tools & their applications

Sampling, Biodiversity Index, Forestry tools & their applications

Ecological sampling methods, Biodiversity index measurements and the use of forestry tools and their varied applications is an exciting field module offered by One Earth Foundation (OEF)for students ofIBDPandAS/A level.  This Challenging day module is conducted in the Nilgiris Biosphere Reserve in […]

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Kurumbas & Tribal Medicine

Kurumbas & Tribal Medicine

Challenging projects for our students – Tribal art & folklore medicine One Earth Foundation organized a one day excursion with the DP students from EMWS – Mumbai to the Kurumba village of Vellari kombai  – off Mamaram village in ilgiris. Located at […]

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