About 14 Students of class 7th to 10th from K.K. School, Varthur, Bangalore have carried out a Biomass measurement activity in 2.5 acres of man made forest which is in resemblance with the Western Ghats habitat in RKMission Shivanahalli under the guidance of scientists and research scholars from and under Dr.TV.Ramachandra, CES, IISc. This is the first of the monitoring session which will be carried out over a span of many upcoming years.
The two projects are 1. Biomass monitoring and 2. Water quality Analysis
They will continue to study biomass in every 6 months span and also water sampling in one of the lakes in RKMission, Shivanahalli will be compared with the polluted varthur tank water. Children were keen to also carry out a bird watching session.
Overall the kids enjoyed the outing in a research manner under the guidance of IISc and motherly care of their teacher Ms.Alli Rani
More details about the events and report to follow soon….