Activity 1: Tabulate the names of vegetables, Cereals and pulses you know.
Activity 2: How do Rava, Maida, Sago and Vermicelli are made? Discuss with your friends.
Activity 3: Ask your parents about the medicinal uses of plants such as Phylanthus, Vallarai, Black nightshade, Tippili, Vettiver, Thuthuvalai and make a write up. What are the other plants used for medicinal purpose in your area?
Activity 4: Take a small quantity of cotton swap. Hold it between your thumb and fore finger. Now, gently start pulling out the cotton, while continuously twisting the Fibres. Are you able to make a yarn?
The process of making yarn from Fibres is called Spinning.
Osteoarthritis is a joint disease affecting joints and knee in old age and any age people. Currently Indian scientists at CDRI (Central Drug Research Institute – Lucknow) have made a nano formulation from the Palak (Pala spinach) to cure this disease..