Author Archives: laiba4

White Baneberry: Doll’s Eye Plant

Source: White Baneberry: Doll’s Eye Plant

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

White Baneberry: Doll’s Eye Plant

One of the ┬ámost interesting and funny looking plant I found while doing my twitter assignment search is doll’s eye plant. I just told my mom that my next blog post is on doll’s eye plant and she freaked out … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Glendon Desk Assignment: Role of Wetlands in Mitigating Flooding

Wetlands are the areas that act as a natural sponge to halt and slowly release the flood water, rain, groundwater and snow melt. They play an important function in our global ecosystem. Wetlands reduce the degree of flooding and also … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Nepenthes: Tropical Pitcher Plants (Deadly Trap)

When I looked at the picture of pitcher plants for the first time, I fell in love with it’s colours and morphology but what I didn’t know was that it’s a deadly trap. That’s when I realized again that you … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Poision diaries: Russula Emetica – The Sickener

The scientific and the common name of the mushroom makes it crystal clear that these are not lollipops. The sickener is a poisonous mushroom with red and white as dominant colours and has a faint fruity smell. They start to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

One Thing I learned in Summer 2016 : UCMAS Mental Math

This summer I learned how UCMAS mental math can be used for child brain development and polish right part of the brain. UCMAS stands for Universal Concept of Mental Arithmetic System, where abacus is used as a teaching tool to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment