S3E16 Cube chatShaala: Exploring new ways of Learning

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Timing:5.30 pm to 9.30 pm
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CUBE Chatshaala on 24th November 2020
41 CUBists from 34 centres joined the webinar.

Nellore: Anuhya Mucheli, Indira

Narsing High School, Silchar: Hasina Begam, Krishnendu Roy
Jorhat: Ishita Sonowal
Sonari: Susanta Tanti

Sitamarhi: Anamika Singh

AND College: Dr Sarita Kumar

Sucheta Naik

Ranchi: Manisha Rani
Morabadi, Ranchi: Rechel Tirkey

Chavakkad: Aiswarya NG
Kozhikode: Arunima
Palakkad: Dr Binumol M., Dr Nisy Prasad, Shrudhiga, Sujith
Thanniam, Thrissur: Sidhy PP
Thrithallur, Thrissur: Sreelakshmi VS

South Bombay: Arunan MC
Ghatkopar: Anjanikumar Kashyap
Thane: Anshu Kadam
SIES College, Mumbai: Dhanisha M
Nerul: DK
HBCSE, Mumbai: DP
Worli, Mumbai: Isha Pawle
Asangaon: Lokesh Tiwari
Bhandup, Mumbai: Mamta Verma
Mulund, Mumbai: Omkar Badnale
Titwala, Mumbai: Ritik Baviskar
Bandra, Mumbai: Saida Sayyed
Dahanu Road, Palghar: Sachin Pradhan
Murbad, Kalyan: Shubham Isame

Kanpur: Bareera Javed, Hina Mudgal
Moradabad: Kiran Yadav

GHS, Kalyani: Aranyak Sarma, Koulab Mukherjee
Kolkata: Batul Pipewala


Whiteboard picture of yesterday’s ( 24th November 2020 ) CUBE CHATSHAALA…

Cardamine plants were found in one of the plant Nursery in Moradabad UP.
Cardamine plants are not sale in Plant Nursery, they were grown along with other plants.

Can we track the orginal place of these Cardamine plants?.
Why Cardamine is an important plant for us?. @⁨Arunima SN Nattika Cardamine⁩ @⁨Nazish Cube Drosophila⁩ @⁨Aswathy Cube Butterfly⁩ @⁨Shraddha CUBE HBCSE Cardamine⁩ @⁨Manisha Rani Cube Ranchi Cardamine⁩ @⁨Saida Cube Rotifers⁩ @⁨Drishtant Cube Moina⁩

What’s our research question that we are addressing in Cardamine plant?..

Around 30 Cardamine plants were brought from that Nursery on 10th November 2020 and those plants were replanted in this plastic cup?..

But how do we identify Cardamine plant?.
What is the diagnostic feature of Cardamine plant?.. @⁨Arunima SN Nattika Cardamine⁩ @⁨Aswathy Cube Butterfly⁩ @⁨Shraddha CUBE HBCSE Cardamine⁩ @⁨Manisha Rani Cube Ranchi Cardamine⁩ @⁨Saida Cube Rotifers⁩ .

Can we also go for identification of Cardamine plant systematically?..

Which family this plant belongs to?..
What are the diagnostic features of family that Cardamine plant belongs to?..
How do we go about finding it at Genus level?.. How Arabidopsis is different from Cardamine?..

What are the different species of Cardamine plant?..
Cardamine hirsuta
Cardamine flexuosa
Cardamine occulta

How do we go about identify key features of species.?..
Cardamine hirsuta has 4 stamens whereas C. Flexuosa has 6 stamens

Can we make use of our Smartphones and trying to identify our Cardamine plant?.. IMG_20210102_160017 Picture of Cardamine flower from Moradabad UP in order to show the Number and arrangement of stamen.

This is not Cardamine hirsuta as this flower has 6 shamne arranged in 2+4 pattern that’s 2 outer short and 4 inner long stamens.

Picture of Cardamine plant from Nainital,.showing rosette arrangement of leaves at the base.

What Species this could be ?..
How do we go about identifying this plant?.

IMG_20210102_160321 Seed germination study in Cardamine…
What’s our aim in order to execute this objective???. @⁨Manisha Rani Cube Ranchi Cardamine⁩

Why there’s need of studying rate of Germination in normal Cardamine plant seeds?..