A Snake Charmer’s Story
From Tasting to Digesting
Mangoes Round the Year
Seeds and Seeds
Every Drop Counts
Experiments with Water
A Treat for Mosquitoes
Up You Go!
Walls Tell Stories
Sunita in Space
What If It Finishes ...?
A Shelter So High!
When the Earth Shook!
Blow Hot, Blow Cold
Who Will Do this Work?
Across the Wall
No Place for Us?
A Seed Tells a Farmer’s Story
Like Father, like Daughter
On the Move Again
What difference would be there if you were to look from a straight flat wall or a bastion at a height? How would the soldiers find peeping from the holes in the bastions useful while attacking?
Look carefully at the picture of the beautiful carving on the wall. What kind of tools would have been used for such fine carving?
We still do not have any electricty at many places in our country. Even at places which do have electricity, imagine what would happen if there was no electricity for one week. What are the things that would be difficult to manage without it?
Look carefully at the map of Golconda. On the map, arrows show all the four directions.
- If you are peeping inside from Bodli Darwaza, in which direction from you is Katora Hauz?
- If someone is entering from Banjara Darwaza, in which direction from her is Katora Hauz?
- In which direction will you walk from Bala Hisar to reach Moti Mahal?
- How many gates can you see on the outer walls of the fort?
- Count how many palaces are there in the fort?
- What arrangements for water can you see inside the fort? For example, wells, tanks, stepwells.
On the map, 1 cm distance is equal to a distance of 110 metres on the ground. Now tell
- On the map the distance between Bala Hisar and Fateh Darwaja is ____ cm. On the ground, the distance between the two would be ____ metres.
- How far is Makai Darwaza from Fateh Darwaza?