Rice Staple Food In India And Philippines

TOPIC : Rice Staple Food In India And Philippines 
COUNTRY : India – Philippines 
DURATION : 1.08.2014 to 30.08.2014
FACULTY TEAM: Ms. Chetna Bhatt 
Ms. Sofia Birla 
Ms. Arundhatti Roy 
Ms. Aparna Lenka 

This activity was to allow the students to understand the importance of rice in our life, especially understand the nutritional values, learn about different varieties of rice in India and Philippines. Also learns the farming techniques and its origin.

In order to give international dimension to our students, we interacted and exchanged information to our partner school of Philippines. They sent us information about the country and shared importance of ‘Rice’ in day today life. We stayed connected with each other through e-mails.

We Vydehi School Of Excellence, Whitefield, India also shared information about our country in a form of different activities we had conducted in our school , that has flourished our children with ample information about ‘Rice’.

They got to know that rice is a power house of our energy and medicine for a diseases like diahorrea and last but not least spiritual and cultural importance of rice.. It helped them to understand Rice is a staple food in India. We ensured that all the activities along with the photographs and other required details.

So far it has been a remarkable interactive and informative journey. We are fortunate to grab this opportunity where we got to share our information and thus our students were strengthen with knowledge. And also learnt lot about their country and culture

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  1. a.Exchange of information through videos and mails :
    To exchange ideas about the topic Rice as a Staple Food , what is the role of rice, different techniques of cultivating rice, its consumption and other miscellaneous usage in both the countries.
  2. b.Journal Making :
    Journal on rice cultivation in the country including varieties, techniques, methods, soil& climate consideration. Thus exchange journal with partner country for comparative study.
  3. c.Survey Report— Rice Preferred in Daily Life :
    Children with great enthusiasm adopts the survey method to acquire information regarding the preference of rice in their diet. They followed certain set of questionnaire to collect the relevant data.
  4. d. Creative Writing :
    Children were asked to write on the topic, My favourite food item made from Rice. They were told to present it with proper information related to the food item, origin of the dish, why he/she likes it, comparison with any other foreign dish so on can use his own imagination and literally skills.
  5. e. Collage Making-Rice Food for All :
    Children were asked to collect pictures related to rice, farming, food, write-ups, slogan ,raw rice etc .To prepare an informative collage. This helped them to gain ample knowledge about rice.
  6. f. Talk Show :
    Children with great interest participates in the Talk- Show and exchange their views and ideas, likes and dislikes related to food items from rice.
  7. g. Map work :
    Map making for journal, where students identifies the rice producing state and also compares the rice growing areas of India with Philippines.
  8. h. Recipe Writing :
    Children were asked to learn & collect the pictures of their favourite recipe made out of rice from the magazines and newspapers. This activity helped them to learn variety of recipes made out of rice
  9. i. Kitchenette Activity :
    Children were asked to prepare simple food items from rice without using fire or any other kind of ignition.
  10. j. Quiz Competition:
    Children were well versed with knowledge about Rice and answered proactively. The quiz was based on the origin, farm techniques, festivals, popularity of rice in different countries etc.
  11. k. Science Exhibition:
    Children had gathered all the information related to rice and presented with the help of charts and models.

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