Archive | November, 2013

The Cotton Wool Tree : An educational field trip

A good opportunity for an educational field trip presented itself as I was driving into Nanyang Technological University. I noticed  white billowy candy floss-like strewn all over the grassy slopes. It was the local “kapok” tree’s fruiting season.  It is scientifically known as the Ceiba pentandra and it is a tall majestic tree which can grow […]