Heritage Education in India




Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage
 


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Natural Heritage Animals
Telling
Tales


Use of interesting folk tales and poems associated
with animals
Useful for the English and geography teacher. Could also be used for dramatics

Animal Craft
(Pashu Kala)

How to use animal footprints to create interesting designs
Useful for the art, biology and environment science teacher

Endangered!

A study of animal life and its changes with human interference
Useful for the biology and environment science teacher. Important for the class and school boards and assemblies

Map of
Sanctuaries


A Map useful for national parks and sanctuaries

Endangered
Species

Nature in
Danger

 

Animal
Quotes

Useful for debates, assemblies, plan discussions
Wildlife Week Worksheets

 
Tiger

An interesting worksheet on one of the endangered Big Five animals of India
For Social Science, Science and Environment teachers
Asian Elephant

An interesting worksheet on one of the endangered Big Five animals of India
For Social Science, Science and Environment teachers
Snow Leopard

An interesting worksheet on one of the endangered Big Five animals of India
For Social Science, Science and Environment teachers
Birdwatching

Birds belong to a large group of animals called vertebrates (animals with a backbone).
For Social Science, Science and Environment teachers
Save the Sparrows

The House Sparrow today is an endangered bird
Save the Peacock

Our national bird needs protection.What are we doing to prevent its extinction information and activity
Save the Gharial

The endangered crocodile species of Indian rivers
Birds-Sarus Crane

Sarus Crane inhabits in open, cultivated, well-watered plains, marshlands, flooded paddy fields etc. It is the state bird of Uttar Pradesh.
Birds-Western Tragopan

The most endangered of all tragopans !
Reptiles- Russel's Viper

Deadliest snake of India and the world
Reptiles-Bengal Monitor

A common monitor lizard of India
Slow Loris

Learn about these nocturnal frugivorous species that spend most of their time hanging on the trees.
Black Buck

The fastest and most elegant antelope of India
Save the Tiger

The national animal is the pride of India.Do save the tiger to save the forest to save our water!
Save the Elephant

The elephant has been declared as our heritage animal.Save this gentle giant!
Kishna Peacock Butterfly

Learn about this unique butterfly from North eastern India
Save the Owls

Learn about this interesting nocturnal bird.
Mynas

India has many kinds of mynas.Learn about these smart birds
Wildlife Parks And Sanctuaries

Tadoba National Park
Wildlife Parks And Sanctuaries

Keibul Lamjao National Park
Wildlife Parks And Sanctuaries

Kanha National Park
Wildlife Parks And Sanctuaries

Namdapha National Park
Wildlife Parks And Sanctuaries

Ranthambore National Park
Save the Lapwing

Known for its imitation skills and loud alarm calls, it is a unique wading bird
Save the Himalayan quail

One of the rarest species of bird found only in Western Himalayas
Save the Swamp Deer

Indian swamp Deer, also known as Barasingha, in Hindi, means the 12 horned deer.
Save the Hangul

Mostly found in snow clad region of Dachigam, Jammu and Kashmir, it is a sub species of Red Deer family of Europe.
Save the Sangai

The Sangai is a rare deer found only in Manipur
Save the Markhor

The largest of the goat family found in the mountainous regions of western and central Asia.
Save the Indian Wild Ass

Highly endangered species of Kutch
Save the Indian Giant Squirrel

The Indian giant squirrel, also called the Malabar giant squirrel and is a native of Western Ghats, Satpuras and Eastern Ghats
Save Mrs Hume's Pheasant

It is a colurful pheasant named after the famous naturalist AO Humeà·İfe, Mary A. G. Hume found in the northeastern states
Unique State Birds of India

Himalayan Monal
Unique State Birds of India

Blood Pheasant
Save the Caracal

Caracal belongs to wild cat family and is the largest of small cats known for its speed and agility.
Save the Greater Adjutant Stork

One of the largest and rarest of the storks, it has a close prehistoric bird appearance, found only in Assam and Cambodia.
Imagination
Unleashed


Go wild creatively for wildlife!
Useful for the English, geography and environment science teacher as well as the class display boards

Bird Flight
(Udaan)

Bird watching is an interesting activity. Simple tips to help you in bird watching
Useful for the biology, geography and environment science teachers. Also useful for nature walks

Animal
Worries


Facts related to animals
Useful for the biology and environment science teacher

How Green
is Your Vocabulary?


A Match the following game

Brand
Species


A animal based game

An Animal
Poem


A animal poem - Useful for assemblies

Save the
Peacock
Myths of Animals

This interesting and informative worksheet tells you about myths on Indian animals and also makes you share the mythical stories you have heard about them.
For Social Science and Language teachers
Asiatic Lion

An interesting worksheet on one of the endangered Big Five animals of India
For Social Science, Science and Environment teachers
One-Horned Rhinoceros

An interesting worksheet on one of the endangered Big Five animals of India
For Social Science, Science and Environment teachers
Red Panda

This is a worksheet on the most interesting animal of North-eastern India. A cute but shy animal, highly endangered and struggling to survive
For Social Science, Science and Environment teachers
Save the Vultures

Vultures are unique scavengers and their disappearance impacts the food chain
Save the River Dolphin

The Ganga River dolphin is highly endangered.Learn about them
Save The Chiru

The Chiru or the Tibetan antelope is highly endangered in the Jammu and Kashmir region.Dsicover why?
Birds-Great Indian Hornbill

The Great Hornbill is listed as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.It is the state bird of Kerala
Birds-Nong-in

Nong in or Hume's Bar tailed pheasant is the state bird of Manipur.It is endangered and very few of these are seen nowdays.
Birds-Teetar

Domesticated for bird fighting this bird has a loud cry " ka- teetar" .Today this small partridge is a highly endangered bird
Reptiles-Olive Ridley Turtle

A highly endangered sea turtle known for its natal homecoming in Orissa and Andhra Pradesh
Reptiles-King Cobra

The King Cobra,the largest venomous snake that is endangered
Nilgiri Tahr

The Nilgiri Tahr is an endemic endangered species to the Nilgiri Hills and the Western Ghats
Swallowtail Butterfly

A unique and endangered species of butterflies
Save the Malabar Pied Hornbill

This bird is indeed colourful and stands out in the forests of Kerala.Save this unique bird!
Save the Fishing Cat

The fishing cat is a unique species and one of the largest wild cats of India
Spoon Billed Sandpiper

This is a unique bird
Common Birds of India

Learn about the common Indian birds
Wildlife Parks And Sanctuaries

Bandipur National Park
Wildlife Parks And Sanctuaries

Dachigam Wildlife Sanctuary
Wildlife Parks And Sanctuaries

Gir National Park
Wildlife Parks And Sanctuaries

Gorumara National Park
Wildlife Parks And Sanctuaries

Hemis National Park
Save the Himalayan Wolf

Found in the cold environment it is considered to be possibly the oldest living wolf species today.
Save the Civet

A small nocturnal mammal, many a time mistakenly referred to as cats.
Extinct Pink headed Duck

An extinct species of waterfowl
Save the Musk Deer

White bellied musk deer - unlike the true deer with antlers, this deer has a pair of tusk-like, enlarged canines.
Save the Dhole

The Dhoe or the wild dog is an animal found in hilly or mountainous regions.
Save the Nicobar Flying Fox

Unique bat of the Nicobar Islands
Save the Tibetan Wild Ass

Species found at the border of Ladakh and Tibet
Save the Lion Tailed Macaque

The Lion-tailed Macaque is a subspecies of macaque, found only in the Western Ghats
Save the Green Imperial Pigeon

Green Imperial Pigeon is the state bird of Maharashtra and Tripura and loss of habitats are affecting this species
Unique State Birds of India

Emerald Dove
Unique State Birds of India

Indian Roller
Unique State Birds of India

Sooty Tern
Save the Lesser Florican

Lesser florican stands out due to its eye-catching appearance and behaviour, a bird endemic to Indian subcontinent.
Save the Spotted Greenshank

Spotted Greenshank is a wader found in wet coastal meadows and coastal mudflats and nests in sparse forest.
 


 

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