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Here is an interactive way to teach about the different agents involved in seed dispersal. It is a low fertility prototype of how small games can be made to understand concepts. Here I have covered ...

Here is an interactive way to teach about the different agents involved in seed dispersal. It is a low fertility prototype of how small games can be made to understand concepts. Here I have covered dispersal of seeds by water, wind and animals/birds. Characteristic of seeds,fruits and plants are also mentioned. At end It even evaluate students by asking them questions.

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  • http://mypad.northampton.ac.uk/12408751/files/2012/10/Sid-The-Seed-1rgijpe.jpeghttp://science.jrank.org/kids/article_images/food_p31.jpg (water)http://www.puchen.org/gardens/Conservatory/pl/s1.jpg (wind)http://currentnewsdaily.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/67876346_galetti3hr4.jpg (animals)
  • The coconut palm, Cocosnucifera, is a member of the family Arecaceae. It is the only accepted species in the genus Cocos. The term coconut can refer to the entire coconut palm, the seed, or the fruit, which, botanically, is a drupe, not a nut.
  • Sid is coconut seedSid is in backwaters of KERALASid is light in weightSid can float on waterSid has fibrous body tntntn
  • http://mypad.northampton.ac.uk/12408751/files/2012/10/Sid-The-Seed-1rgijpe.jpeghttp://science.jrank.org/kids/article_images/food_p31.jpg (water)http://www.puchen.org/gardens/Conservatory/pl/s1.jpg (wind)http://currentnewsdaily.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/67876346_galetti3hr4.jpg (animals)
  • https://www.google.co.in/search?q=dandelion+fields&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=EEl9UoiGOo2ShgfarIG4Bg&sqi=2&ved=0CAcQ_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=643#q=dandelion+fields+in+hd&tbm=isch
  • http://www.naturewatch.ca/english/plantwatch/dandelion/dandelion_id.htmlhttp://www.indianmirror.com/ayurveda/dandelion.html
  • http://www.thelivingmoon.com/43ancients/02files/India_Ajanta_Caves.html
  • http://mypad.northampton.ac.uk/12408751/files/2012/10/Sid-The-Seed-1rgijpe.jpeghttp://science.jrank.org/kids/article_images/food_p31.jpg (water)http://www.puchen.org/gardens/Conservatory/pl/s1.jpg (wind)http://currentnewsdaily.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/67876346_galetti3hr4.jpg (animals)
  • http://hopehelpandhow.com/46/finding-hope-in-apple-seeds/http://www.ehow.com/facts_6023236_apple-seed-information.html
  • http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-xxoTidX43JM/UgxLN-AQBEI/AAAAAAAAEJo/U6l33CJCxCc/s1600/Apple-orchard.jpg
  • http://digntaswpp.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/Grassland-Pictures-for-Desktop.jpghttp://delazious.info/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/bird-flying-drawing-232.jpghttp://content.mycutegraphics.com/graphics/bird/flying-bird.png
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SEED DISPERSAL - Teaching through games Presentation Transcript

  • 1. Help Sid disperse through: WATER WIND ANIMALS HELP SETTINGS SCORE LEVEL
  • 2. COCONUT TREE : DISPERSAL BY WATER Lotus seed Coconut • origin – tropical Asia • Two varieties : tall(18 meter) and dwarf(7 meter) •fruit is drape not nut •1300 types •Found in tropic and sub-tropic area •Coco means ‘head’ or ‘skull’ •one tree produces 50 fruits •Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh account for SID, lets go to production in backwaters 92% of coconut of Kerala - a coconut India. heaven BACK PAUSE FORWAR D MENU QUIT
  • 3. BACK PAUSE FORWARD MENU QUIT
  • 4. PRESS PEAKER AS SID BEGINS TOTRAVELS See foot note in normal view for lyrics BACK PAUSE FORWARD MENU QUIT
  • 5. You couldn’t reach the ucd island on time.. but as you are such a good player you can get exttttra time if you answer the one easy question. QUIT ASK QUESTION
  • 6. EXTTTTRA TIME QUESTION: NOTE : If your answer is correct you get 15 seconds extra but if you answer it wrong you will be required to play the game again. Q. Why is coconut and lotus seed able to FLOAT on water? (Select all correct choices) IT HAS FEATHURE LIKE STRUCTURE IT IS LIGHT IN WEIGHT HOLLOW FROM INSIDE ALL OF THESE
  • 7. CONGRATULATIONS! Your answer is correct . You will soon be redirected to your game and get 15 seconds extra to complete it. CONTINUE
  • 8. SORRY SID! YOUR ANSWER IS WRONG, AND THE CORRECT ANSWER IS: ANS: LOTUS AND COCONUT SEED CAN FLOAT ON WATER BECAUSE: • IT IS LIGHT IN WEIGHT • HOLLOW FROM INSIDE QUIT
  • 9. YOUR SCORE : 25 PRESS SPEAKER AS SID BEGINS TO TRAVELS Open the bottle and unlock the next level by solving the mystery : BACK PAUSE FORWARD MENU QUIT
  • 10. :HINT: Seeds like coconut are dispersed through water because of their features like : • light in weight • fibrous covering • hollow centre • habitat near sea UPGRADE BACK PAUSE FORWARD MENU QUIT
  • 11. FUN TIME OUT OF 4 QUESTIONS IF YOU ANSWER 3CORRECT YOU WILL UPGRADE TO NEXT LEVEL OR YOU WILL HAVE TO CLEAR LEVEL 1 AGAIN : Q.1 - Origin of coconut tree? TROPICAL ASIA NORTH AMERICA CHINA Q.2 - Coconut is nut. TRUE Q.3 - Varieties of coconut. TWO FIVE FALSE THREE Q.4 - Coconut is dispersed by? WATER WIND ANIMALS Q.5 - Features of coconut. CORRECT ANSWER WRONG ANSWER LIGHT BACK FIBROUSPAUSE MENU QUIT
  • 12. WRONG ANSWER YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PLAY THE GAME AGAIN AS YOU ANSWERED INCORECTLY. THE CORRECT ANSWERS ARE. Q.1 - Origin of coconut tree? TROPICAL ASIA Q.2 - Coconut is nut. FALSE – COCONUT IS DRAPE Q.3 - Varieties of coconut. TWO - TALL & DWARF Q.4 - Coconut is dispersed by? WATER Q.5 - Features of coconut. BOTH – FIBROUS AND LIGHT QUIT
  • 13. RIGHT ANSWER You answered all the questions correctly . Hence, you are upgraded to 2nd level You will be redirected to second level soon….. SAVE GAME QUIT
  • 14. DO YOU WANT TO QUIT THE GAME ? YES NO
  • 15. COCONUT TREE : DISPERSAL BY WATER Scientific name : Cocos Nucifera Temperature : 70 – 80 deg. F 3 Layers : -Exo, Meso and Endocarp Sanskrit name : ‘Kalpa Vriksh’ Life Span: 50-90 years Found: 92 countries SID, lets go to backwaters of Cochin - a coconut heaven
  • 16. COLLECT FOLLOWING COCONUT : SCIENTIFI C NAME : COCOS NUCIFERA SCIENTIFI C NAME : COCOS NUCIFERA
  • 17. COLLECT FOLLOWING COCONUT : 3 LAYERS 3 LAYERS ENDO MESO EXO
  • 18. WANT HELP??? Answer a simple question
  • 19. NOTE: If your answer is correct you can resume the game otherwise you will have to quit Q. What is the scientific name of coconut? COCOS NUCIFERA COCOA COCOUS NURSERY COCOS
  • 20. YOUR SCORE : 25 Open the bottle and unlock the next level by solving the mystery :
  • 21. :NOTE: Seeds like coconut are dispersed through water because of their features like : • light in weight • fibrous covering • hollow centre • habitat near sea UPGRADE
  • 22. OUT OF 5 QUESTIONS IF YOU ANSWER 4CORRECT YOU WILL UPGRADE TO NEXT LEVEL OR YOU WILL HAVE TO CLEAR LEVEL 1 AGAIN : Q.1 - Which is one of the layer of Coconut? EXO MEKO ANDRO Q.2 - Sanskrit name of Coconut? KALPA VRIKSH VIHARAK COPRA Q.3 - Average Life span of Coconut?(years) 60 150 20 Q.4 - Abundance of Coconut in India is found at? DELHI SHIMLA COCHIN Q.5 - Features of coconut.
  • 23. WRONG ANSWER YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PLAY THE GAME AGAIN AS YOU ANSWERED INCORECTLY. THE CORRECT ANSWERS ARE. Q.1 - Which is one of the layer of Coconut? Exocarp Q.2 - Sanskrit name of Coconut? Kalpa Vriksh Q.3 - Average Life span of Coconut?(years) 60 Q.4 - Abundance of Coconut in India is found at? Cochin Q.5 - Features of coconut. LIGHT & FIBROUS ,BOTH
  • 24. RIGHT ANSWER You answered all the questions correctly . Hence, you are upgraded to 2nd level You will be redirected to second level soon….. QUIT SAVE GAME
  • 25. DO YOU WANT TO QUIT THE GAME ? YES NO
  • 26. Help Sid disperse through: WATER WIND ANIMALS HELP SETTINGS SCORE LEVEL
  • 27. DANDELION : DISPERSAL BY Scientific WIND name : Taraxacum Officinale Height :2-18 inches tall Leaves : Jagged, deep lobes Flower : disc shaped, golden yellow Stem : Hollow having white bitter sap Each flower can raise 200 seeds SID, lets go to Taj Mahal Origin – Asia Dandelion- Teeth of lion
  • 28. You couldn’t reach the Taj Premises on time.. but as you are such a good player you can get exttttra time if you answer the one easy question. QUIT ASK QUESTION
  • 29. Scientific name : Taraxacum Officin EXTTTTRA TIME QUESTION: NOTE : If your answer is correct you get 15 seconds extra but if you answer it wrong you will be required to play the game again. Q. What is the scientific name of Dandelion? (Select all possible correct choices) COCOS NUCIFERA TARAXACUM OFFICINALE DANDLIOS NONE OF THESE
  • 30. CONGRATULATIONS! Your answer is correct . You will soon be redirected to your game and get 15 seconds extra to CONTINUE complete it.
  • 31. SORRY SID! YOUR ANSWER IS WRONG, AND THE CORRECT ANSWER IS: ANS: TARAXACUM OFFICINALE Other choices: Cocos Nucifera – Scientific name of coconut QUIT Dandlios – no meaning
  • 32. YOUR SCORE : 25 Get inside Taj Mahal and proceed towards tomb …
  • 33. Seeds of Dandelion are dispersed through wind because of their features like : * light in weight * hairy structure * hollow centre * habitat near sea UPGRA DE
  • 34. OUT OF 4 QUESTIONS IF YOU ANSWER 3CORRECT YOU WILL UPGRADE TO NEXT LEVEL OR YOU WILL HAVE TO CLEAR LEVEL 1 AGAIN : Q.1 - Family name of Dandelion? ASTERACEAE TARAXA OFFICI DANDLIO Q.2 - Dandelion means teeth of. LION TIGER CHETAH Q.3 - Shape of flower? DISC OVAL CIRCULAR Q.4 - DANDELION is dispersed by? WATER WIND
  • 35. WRONG ANSWER YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PLAY THE GAME AGAIN AS YOU ANSWERED INCORECTLY. THE CORRECT ANSWERS ARE. Q.1 - Family name of Dandelion? ASTERACEAE Q.2 - Dandelion means teeth of. LION Q.3 - Shape of flower? DISC Q.4 - DANDELION is dispersed by? WIND Q.5 - Features of Dandelion. Both – light and hairy QUIT
  • 36. RIGHT ANSWER You answered all the questions correctly . Hence , you are upgraded to 2nd level You will be redirected to second level soon….. SAVE GAME QUIT
  • 37. D O Y O U WA N T T O Q U I T T H E G A M E ? YES NO
  • 38. DANDELION : DISPERSAL BY WIND Found : Temperate regions A medicinal plant Average life : 1.5-2 years Family : Asteraceae Flowering season : Entire Year Leaf Type : Basal SID, lets go to Ajanta Caves
  • 39. Save your balloons from birds from water
  • 40. WANT HELP??? Answer a simple question
  • 41. NOTE: If your answer is correct you can resume the game otherwise you will have to quit Q. What is the average life of Dandelion? (in years) * * * * ONE TWO THREE FOUR
  • 42. YOUR SCORE : 25 Go to the board and read what to do .
  • 43. :NOTE: Seeds of Dandelion are dispersed through wind because of their features like : * light in weight * hairy structure * hard seed base * habitat near sea UPGRADE
  • 44. OUT OF 4 QUESTIONS IF YOU ANSWER 3 CORRECT YOU WILL UPGRADE TO NEXT LEVEL OR YOU WILL HAVE TO CLEAR LEVEL 1 AGAIN : Q.1 - Family name of Dandelion? ASTERACEAE TARAXA OFFICI ANDLIO Q.2 - Leaf type of Dandelion PETIOLE BASAL PALMATE Q.3 - Flowering season? WHOLE YEAR WINTER SUMMER WRON G RIGHT
  • 45. WRONG ANSWER YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PLAY THE GAME AGAIN AS YOU ANSWERED INCORECTLY. Q.1 - CORRECT ANSWERS ARE. THE Family name of Dandelion? ASTERACEAE Q.2 - Leaf type of Dandelion BASAL Q.3 - Flowering season? WHOLE YEAR Q.4- Dandelion can be used for? BOTH – MEDICAL & FOOD QUIT
  • 46. RIGHT ANSWER You answered all the questions correctly . Hence , you are upgraded to next level You will be redirected to next level soon….. SAVE GAME QUIT
  • 47. D O Y O U WA N T TO Q U I T T H E GAME ? YES NO
  • 48. Help Sid disperse through: WATER WIND ANIMALS HELP SETTINGS SCORE LEVEL
  • 49. APPLE SEEDS : DISPERSAL BY BIRDS DROPPING Birds eat apple but cant digest their seeds. Seeds move out with birds excreta. Get deposited in soil and grow as an Apple Tree. To see how this happens lets go to Apple Orchards CLICK ME!
  • 50. Oopsss! I ate a TWITTER BIRDS LOVE APPLE lot. Now its bcoz they get vitamin C. EAT time for nature AS MANY Bye… APPLES AS YOU call. CAN BEFORE THE CHALLENGE BEGINS . .. My name My family is : is: Malus ROSE sieversi FAMILY i
  • 51. Travel from Apple Orchard –K to Apple Orchard –M and in between drop the droppings in the basket. You have 90 seconds and a fully loaded stomach. Drop on…. I live in warm climate
  • 52. 3 2 1 Sorry, My seeds are little poisonous. AFTER 5 YEARS… ON TIME LATE
  • 53. You couldn’t reach Apple Orchard - M on time.. but as you are such a pretty looking bird you can get exttttra time if you answer this easy question. QUIT ASK QUESTION
  • 54. EXTTTTRA TIME QUESTION: NOTE : If your answer is correct you get 15 seconds extra but if you answer it wrong you will be required to play the game again. Q. WHAT IS THE SCIENTIFIC NAME OF APPLE?     MALUS SIEVERSII COCOS NUCIFERA TARAXACUM OFFICINALE NONE
  • 55. CORRECT ANSWER CONGRATULATIONS! Your answer is correct . You will soon be redirected to your game and get 15 seconds extra to complete it. F
  • 56. WRONG ANSWER SORRY DEAR! YOUR ANSWER IS WRONG, AND THE CORRECT ANSWER IS: ANS: MALUS SIEVERSII Other choices: Cocos Nucifera – Scientific name of Coconut Taraxacum Officinale - Scientific QUIT name of Dandelion
  • 57. Open the envelope and proceed….
  • 58. :NOTE: Seeds of Apple are dispersed through birds because of their features like : * indigestible * hard covering * habitat away from sea * rosy smell of apple attracts birds UPGRAD E
  • 59. OUT OF 4 QUESTIONS IF YOU ANSWER 3 CORRECT YOU WILL UPGRADE TO NEXT LEVEL OR YOU WILL HAVE TO CLEAR LEVEL 1 AGAIN : Q.1 - To which Family does Apple belong? MANGO ROSE TOMATO Q.2 - Are seeds of apple digestible by birds? NO YES Q.3 - Time taken by apple tree to grow? (in years) 5 8 1 Q.4 - Apple are found in which type of climate? WARM COLD
  • 60. WRONG ANSWER YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PLAY THE GAME AGAIN AS YOU ANSWERED INCORECTLY. THE CORRECT ANSWERS ARE. Q.1 - To which Family does Apple belong? ROSE Q.2 - Are seeds of apple digestible by birds? NO Q.3 - Time taken by apple tree to grow? (in years) 5 Q.4 - Apple are found in which type of climate? QUIT WARM
  • 61. RIGHT ANSWER You answered all the questions correctly . Hence , you are upgraded to 2nd level You will be redirected to second level soon….. SAVE GAME QUIT
  • 62. D O Y O U WA N T T O Q U I T T H E G A M E ? YES NO
  • 63. THANK YOU
  • 64. HELP and SETTINGS NAVIGATION : MOVE FORWARD = W MOVE BACKWARD = R DROPPING THNGS = S MUSIC : SOUND : ON OFF
  • 65. SCORE and LEVEL WIND DISPERSAL : LEVEL 1  Score : 25 LEVEL 2  Locked WATER DISPERSAL : LEVEL 1  Score : 30 LEVEL 2  Score : 25 ANIMAL/BIRD DISPERSAL LEVEL  Locked