Heritage Education in India






Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage
 


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Natural Heritage Trees
Tree Study
(Vriksh Shiksha)

How to conduct an interesting study of local trees
Useful for the biology, geography and environment science teacher

Adopt a
Tree


How to see a tree and its varying moods and then to put it down in a simple worksheet
Useful for the art, biology and environment science teacher and for the display boards

Plant
Crafts


Making recycled paper and stationery
Useful for the art and hobby teacher and displays

Garden of
Peace


Design your own peace garden
Useful for the biology teacher and the school gardener. Could have an interesting interclass competition on this topic

Trees And
Traditions


A Tree legends and importance of trees. State trees
Useful for the language, geography, environment science and art teacher

Tree
Poem


A tree poem - Useful for assemblies

Tree
Worksheet

National Park visits Do's and Don'ts
Useful for the geography, environment science and general knowledge teachers

World Heritage Sites - Rajaji National
 Park
Useful for the geography, environment science and general knowledge teachers

World Heritage Sites - Manas Wildlife Sanctuary

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage site

World Heritage Sites - Western Ghats

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage site

World Heritage Sites - Nanda Devi National Park
Graphs on Species and Protected Areas of India
Useful for the geography, environment science and general knowledge teachers
TREE STUDY - The Banyan Tree

This worksheet is a holistic study of a tree including its myths and traditions, uses and importance.
For the biology, geography, and environmental science teachers. Also a resource for the heritage and environment club

TREE STUDY - The Coconut Tree

This worksheet is a holistic study of a tree including its myths and traditions, uses and importance.
For the biology, geography, and environmental science teachers. Also a resource for the heritage and environment club

TREE STUDY - The Chinar Tree

This worksheet is a holistic study of a tree including its myths and traditions, uses and importance.
For the biology, geography, and environmental science teachers. Also a resource for the heritage and environment club

World Heritage Sites - Keoladeo Ghana National Park

Learn about the fascinating stories, myths and uses of this flower
Geography, Environment, Biology teachers

TREE STUDY - Mango Tree

The king of fruits

TREE STUDY - The Jamun Tree

This worksheet is a holistic study of this tree known for its medicinal properties and also called Tree of the Gods

TREE STUDY - The Amaltas Tree

This worksheet is a study of the amazing amaltas a unique tree that blooms in the peak of summer proudly displaying its yellow flowers

Flowers Parijata

Learn about the fascinating stories, myths and uses of this flowerr

Flowers Lotus

Informative and exciting worksheet on this world heritage site

Flowers Champa

Learn about this white flower which is the national symbol of many countriess

Flowers Jasmine

Learn about this fragrant sacred flower

World Heritage Sites - Great Himalayan National Park

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage site

TREE STUDY - The Tamarind Tree

This worksheet is a holistic study of a tree including its myths and traditions, uses and importance.
For the biology, geography, and environmental science teachers. Also a resource for the heritage and environment club

TREE

Learn about this amazing grass.Beautiful and fast growing!!

Henna

The auspicious henna, a unique natural colourant
 

Turmeric

The magic herb.Down the ages turmeric has played a major role in ayurveda
 

Fruits And Heritage Ber

Ber the fruit of tree auspicious for Shiva
 

Fruits And Heritage Coconut

Unique Trees Of India Mahua

Mahua is a unique tree of Central India and many a tribal festival is associated with it

Unique Trees Of India Silk Cotton Tree

The silk cotton tree was considered as God tree by various communities since Vedic times.Its red flowers are associated with the festival of Holi

Aromatic Grass Khus

Khus is a unique aromatic grass with many uses

World Heritage Sites - Valley of Flowers

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage site

Unique Trees of India Deodar

Learn about this stately tree of India

Unique Trees of India Jarul

State Tree of Maharashtra,it is known for its bright purple and pink flowers

Unique Trees of India Lychee

The heavenly lychee! A fruit par excellence of India

Unique Trees of India Rhododendrons

About 110 species of Rhododendron are found wild in India with the majority in the Himalayan region. The best known of these is the Himalayan Tree-Rhododendron,

Sacred Groves of India

Midnapore,West Bengal

Sacred Groves of India

Tamil Nadu

Unique Trees of India Exotic Trees Eucalyptus


Crop Heritage of India

Rice

Crop Heritage of India

Wheat

Crop Heritage of India

Millets

Crop Heritage of India

Coffee

Crop Heritage of India

Sugarcane

Unique Flowers of India

Aparajita
 
 
 
Green
Myths


Each tree has its myth to explore and learn. Also exciting to maintain a nature diary. Mention of Khajuraho, an interesting case study
Useful for the art, geography and environment science teacher as well as for a class playy

Miracle
Medicines


Interesting Medicinal plants of India and the study Ayurveda.
Useful for the biology, geography and environment science teacher and also can be taken up as an innovative assembly

Organic Holi Colours

Use of plants and flowers to make holi colourss
Useful for the art ,craft and biology teacher. Could be sold before holi

Natural
Pesticides


Using natural products to make simple effective pesticides
Useful for the biology teacher and the school gardener. Can be taught with the making of vermipits too

State
Trees


A Listing of states and their state tree & state flowers

Tree
Quotes


Useful for debates, assemblies, plan discussions

Brief on National Parks of India
Useful for the geography, environment science and general knowledge teachers

World Heritage Sites - National Park
Useful for the geography, environment science and general knowledge teachers

World Heritage Sites - Kaziranga National Park

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage site

World Heritage Sites - Sunderbans Land Of TheTiger

Informative and exciting worksheet on this world heritage sitee
Geography, Environment, Biology teachers

World Heritage
Sites - Natural Heritage

Updated UNESCO listing of world heritage sites in India
Myths of Trees and Plants

 
This informative worksheet introduces you to the various myths associated with Indian trees. It is an excellent resource to lean about indigenous trees and the stories associated with them.
For Social Science and Language teachers

TREE STUDY - The Peepal Tree

This worksheet is a holistic study of a tree including its myths and traditions, uses and importance..
For the biology, geography, and environmental science teachers. Also a resource for the heritage and environment club

TREE STUDY - The Sandalwood Tree

This worksheet is a holistic study of a tree including its myths and traditions, uses and importance.
For the biology, geography, and environmental science teachers. Also a resource for the heritage and environment club

Flowers Marigold

Learn about the fascinating stories, myths and uses of this flower

Flowers Hibiscus

Learn about the fascinating stories, myths and uses of this flower

Flowers Rose

The royal flower

TREE STUDY - The Neem Tree

This worksheet is a holistic study of the neem tree including its myths and traditions, uses and importance.For the biology, geography, and environmental science teachers. Also a resource for the heritage and environment club

TREE STUDY - The Kikar Tree

This worksheet is a study of the kikar a unique tree in the dry deciduous areas of India

Flowers Neelakurinji

Learn about the fascinating stories, myths and importance of this endangered twelve year wonderr

Flowers Flame of The Forest

Flame of the Forest is a unique flower also known as the palash and tesu.It blooms around the festival of Holi and is used to make natural colours.

Flowers Kadamba

Kadamba is a unique flower.It is associated with Lord Krishna

World Heritage Sites - Bhitarkanika

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage site

Sacred Groves

Trees are protected by local communities because of their religious beliefs and traditional rituals that run through several generations.

Botanical Gardens

Trees planted for research,education and propagation

TREE STUDY - The Sundari Tree

This worksheet is a holistic study of a tree including its myths and traditions, uses and importance.
For the biology, geography, and environmental science teachers. Also a resource for the heritage and environment club
 

Fruits And Heritage Banana

The wonder fruit
 

Fruits And Heritage Bel

Wooden apple an auspicious Indian fruit
 

Fruits And Heritage Betelnut

Chewing betel is so widespread in India that over 100,000 tons of nuts are used in India alone.
 

Flowers Orchids

Special flowers that grow in the Northeastern state and are a state symbol too
 

Flowers Lily

The beautiful lily is a unique flower and is also a state symbol eg the Siroi Lily for Manipur

Auspicious Grain Rice

Rice is considered to be most auspicious and associated with all traditional ceremonies of Hindus

Auspicious Grain Wheat

Wheat is also auspicious and wheat is a part of the Sapt Dhan for Navratri

World Heritage Sites - Keoladeo National Park

Informative and exciting worksheets on this world heritage site

Unique Trees of India Breadfruit

A tree found in South India

Unique Trees of India Ironwood

Grows best in moist deciduous forests it is also the stat tree of Mizoram

Unique Trees of India Khejri

Khejri is the state tree of Rajasthan. It is adapted to dry climate and even grows well in Delhi

Unique Trees of India Shisham

Shisham is the state tree of Punjab.The shisham tree is known for its high quality wood.

Sacred Groves of India

Karnataka

Sacred Groves of India

North Eastern India

Unique Trees of India Drumstick


World Heritage Sites - Agasthyamala Biosphere Reserve

Informative and exciting worksheet on this NEW world heritage site

Crop Heritage of India

Maize

Crop Heritage of India

Cotton

Crop Heritage of India

Tea

Unique Flowers of India

Champaka

Unique Flowers of India

Jungle Geranium
 
 
 
 


 

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