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!
SHOOTING AT DHABDHABI FALLS
Written By Mala Kumar
Illustrated by Anupama Ajinkya Apte
Deepak’s grandfather sings to his earthworms so that they make vermicompost faster. The more vermicompost they make, the better are his brinjals. The better are the brinjals, the more people like the curry they make at his family’s ‘khanewali’. Even the famous film stars Malvika and Vinay Kumar! But before they come, Deepak and his cousin Sanjana have to learn some tough lessons at the shooting scene at Dhab Dhabi Falls.
Would you like to know how grandfather was found and Sanjana began… thinking?