“Everything on Earth has a purpose, Every Disease A Herb to cure it and Every person A Mission” – Indian Theory of Existence.”
Month : October
Grade : 8
Objective : To create awareness about organic farming and organic herbs.
ISA activity on Organic herbs was contemplated to further interest in acquiring knowledge about different herbs available and their uses to cure different diseases. Students of Grade 8 were made to undergo a scrap book activity to compile different types of herbs and submit it. As part of this activity, students made a PowerPoint presentation to explain the same to fellow students and inculcate the importance of medicinal benefits of herbs. Seminars delivered by students were informative and effective.
An external resource, Mr. Shenbagaraj, Proprietor of Shen’s farm was also invited to elucidate the importance of organic farming and demonstrate the harmful effects of chemical pesticides to students. It was a power packed session, where he expressed his thoughts and passion about organic farming. He conducted the session as a group activity and finally culminated in a quiz, where students actively participated and demonstrated the knowledge gained about different herbs.
CLASS SEMINAR PHOTOS
EXTERNAL RESOURCE PERSON – SESSION
ISA COORDINATOR REPORT
WHO (World Health Organization) has estimated that 80 percent of people worldwide rely on herbal medicines for some aspect of their primary healthcare needs. According to WHO, around 21,000 plant species have the potential of being used as medicinal plants. The traditional systems of medicine continue to be widely practiced as alternative medicine. In order to emphasize and popularize the use of herbs and medicinal shrubs, various informative activities were conducted on campus for children.