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!
Written By Mala Kumar
Illustrate by Sonal Goyal
Sanjana and her parents are on a long train ride from Bhubaneswar to Bikaner. She has just got a mail about her friend, Puhor, who was literally creating a storm in a teacup in Assam. His idea of generating energy from used tea becomes the hot topic of discussion on the train. Is there a way to make clean energy from used tea leaves? Settle down with some tea and a plate of hot samosas to fi nd out why it takes an entire eco-system to make any idea work.
Join Sanjana on a long and exciting journey where she understands the importance of ecosystems for new ideas to succeed in Idea Express.