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Nets of solids can be used to make 3D shapes from posters or chart papers. Stage-wise list of solids and how to make them along with diagrams are included.

This is "how to make a low-cost fraction kit" inspired by Jodo Gyan (https://jodogyan.org/), Pullouts and other sources. It includes

1. fraction circles and sectors showing unit fractions

2. fractions strips which can be combined to form fraction wall

The story of Microbiology comes handy for a teacher to help build context of the kind of risks researchers take which in the longer run was hugely beneficial to the humankind. Stories of this kind help them see the underlying principles of how human body works and how it responds to pathogens.

Children love to play with rotating toys. How about making one, with the children with everyday materials?

Materials required: string, hollow plastic ball (any pipe with one end close, hollow bamboo with one end closed), thin bamboo stick (or barbecue stick), ice cream stick (or anything similar)

Points of Discussion:

Teaching Learning Materials for English

The Gaddankeri Higher Primary School (HPS) is situated in the city area of Gaddankeri. Around Gaddankeri, there were a number of brick kilns. According to sources, between 2008 to 2014, when there were fewer brick kilns (bhattis, in local language), some children used to work in these. It was at that time that Sukanya Gangal started meeting the kiln owners and parents of the children working there to motivate them to send the children to school. This had its impact and children began to attend school from November to February, every year.

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In early April this year, newspapers and online websites were agog with the news that astronomers had obtained the first image of a black hole known to reside in a distant galaxy called M87. Why did this image cause such a stir?
Beena D B works as a Resource Person at the School of Arts and Sciences, Azim Premji University, Bengaluru. In this interview, she shares her experiences and insights on a life in science.

Children aren’t empty vessels. They come to class with amusing, surprising and deep-rooted ideas, inconsistent with contemporary science. It is imperative for a teacher to recognise this and initiate a process of change as such ideas could hamper learning.

Urban areas are often viewed as a source of ecological ‘problems’ rather than solutions. This article presents the rationale, pedagogical implications, and student responses to a school project aimed at raising and sustaining an urban terrace farm. Through this example, it explores some themes that educators could engage with in urban areas.

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