Our Body – Age 5

Internal Organs Let us now learn about the inside of our body. The brain, stomach, lungs and heart are some internal organs. Brain The brain is the organ inside the head that controls every organ in our body. Our movement, senses and memory are controlled by the brain. The skull is made of thick bones that protect the brain, eyes and tongue. Lungs Lungs are a pair of organs in the chest that we use...

September 29th, 2011 by admin 

What is bar code ?

A               bar code is computerized information encoded in a pattern of black and white lines represent IS and OS and can be read by light. bar code is used to store data of all kinds like stock number, the price and membership number etc. The code scanned by a light beam, when a beam of light is passed over the bar code only the white lines reflect back the...

July 1st, 2011 by admin 

What is the ‘Portuguses nut’?

The Portuguese gifted us the ‘ Portuguese nut ‘ the world famous Cashew nut, some 600 years ago. The plant adapted easily to the soil of the west coast and today India is one of the leading producers of cashew nuts and Kerala is the main cashew producing state in the country. Cashew is indigenous to South and Central America and  was discovered by Portuguese missionaries in the 15th...

May 31st, 2011 by admin 

What is Mohiniattam ?

Mohiniattam is a form of classical dance from Kerala, developed by the great Tamil dance master Vadivelu. As the name suggests, it is the dance of Mohini the enchantress, the form which Lord Vishnu once assumed to save humanity from the danavas ( demons ). It is one of the eight Indian classical dance forms. Mohiniattam is a graceful solo dance performed only by women. There are no abrupt movement...

May 24th, 2011 by admin 

Why is Kerala known as the ‘River State of India?’

Kerala is traversed by 44 rivers – 41 are west flowing and 3 east flowing. They flow into the sea. Among the rivers that empty into the Arabian Sea, the more important are the Bharatapuzha, Chalakudi, Pamba and Periyar. Longest River in Kerala : Periyar
May 24th, 2011 by admin 

When was the state of Kerala formed?

Kerala was formed in November 1956, when the State of India were reorganised on a linguistic basis. Malayalam became its official language. When India became free in 1947, Kerala was made up of two princely states – Travancore and Cochin – as well as British – administrated Malabar. In 1949, Travancore and Cochin were integrated into one state. Later in 1956, this Travancore –...

May 20th, 2011 by admin 

Normal human body temperature

Normal human body temperature : ( also known as normothermia or euthermia ) The commonly accepted average core body temperature (taken internally) is 37.0 °C (98.6 °F).
April 25th, 2011 by admin