The Urja series is a set of five fascinating books set in different parts of India where Sanjana and friends learn how we use energy in all that we do. What is the best form of energy for different needs? How can we understand these needs and find efficient ways of energy production? How can we design things intelligently by asking the right questions? These books provide a peek into the world of problem solving. They show us that it is fun if we can find solutions from the world around us. Young readers will be encouraged to think for themselves even as they enjoy the stories. They will see themselves in the settings deeply rooted in the Indian landscape. The stories and the questions make for a real work out for mental muscles... without the pain!
BLOWING IN THE WIND
Written By Aditi Ghosh
Illustrate by Sonal Goyal
Puhor and Ushmi, the young scientists and inventors learn that inventions are no good if people don’t need them. As they take the ferry to the island where their mother’s tribe lives, they are faced with the full fury of fl oods in Assam. It is time to think carefully about what will be the most useful thing for people in their daily lives. Puhor also learns that you cannot do everything by yourself and it is important to discuss ideas and take help. Using nature’s resources to create gadgets that will improve lives is the path to living well and sustainably.
Join Puhor and Ushmi on their latest and most exciting adventure in Blowing in the Wind.