Let’s explore South Asia!

Chintan Girish Modi
How well do you know your neighbour countries? Find out by answering questions in this quiz and solving a word search.

Life in space and time

Geetha Iyer
Ever wondered why the elephant is native only to the continents of Asia and Africa? Why don’t we see the red wolf in India? How did different animal and plant species evolve? Answers to these questions lead to important geographic insights. See how and why you should introduce biogeography to children.

Lines that define and divide

Usha Raman
They may be (in most cases) only imaginary lines, but borders between countries define the way we live and think about our countires. Political geography helps us better understand these imaginary lines. Here are some activities to help you introduce the subject to your students.

Changing Earth

It is believed that the Earth is 4.5 billion years old. And this Earth won’t be around for much longer if man continues to live as he has been. Through examples of man’s foolish actions, the author suggests ways of getting children to care better for our ‘home’.

Interpreting landscapes

Aparajita De
Landscape is defined as a part of the Earth’s surface that can be viewed at one time from one place. But landscapes become more interesting when each one looks at them with their own eyes, adding to the landscape a personal touch. Read to learn how you can bring landscapes alive for your students.

Save rocks = Save man

Padmini B Patell
The next time you pass by a rock(s), stop to admire it. Rocks play an important role in sustaining life on Earth. Despite this they are being destroyed. Read to learn why rocks should be saved and how you can involve your students.

Into the deep blue

Naveen Namboothri
There is an entire world under the sea, a lot of it unexplored. Take tiny little steps into the world of marine geography with your students to unravel the treasures of the deep blue.

Of oceans and life

Christopher Wooldridge and Rupert Perkins
The relationship between man and sea goes a long way back since the beginning of human civilization. The sea is a natural boundary, makes trade possible and travel, it sustains livlihoods. When the sea is so important to mankind studying this relationship in more details is necessary. Find in this article some suggestions on how you can bring the knowledge of the seas to your classrooms.

Places have faces – recognizing the features of our Earth

Manish Chandi
The geography of an island is very different from that of the mainland. Find out how different life is in the Andaman and Nicobar islands from our own. In fact life is significantly different in the two islands itself. Find lots of discussion points and insights in this article.

Life in the Western Ghats

V V Robin
The western ghats is home to many flora and fauna. Trek up the ghats and visit the different birds, animals and plants that have made the western ghats their home and also see how extensive human intervention is threatning life on these mountains.