Environmental Science

Got a free period? You thought of helping your learners pick up stitching. Not from a utilitarian angle, but a genuine creative expression, you know stitching can weave magic. You also wish to tell a story. Well, here is a primer which does the same! Nandini Majumdar's minimal text & Zarina Khatun's amazing needlework tell the story like no other.

Are there any reliable stewards of this blue planet, today?

Most students spend a big fraction of their study time preparing themselves for answering questions – for examinations. This becomes all the more important when a student writes a competitive examination such as the IIT entrance. In such a situation, the busy student tries to consult as many question banks from as many sources as possible, ensuring that (s)he has created his/her own database with (almost) all possible variations in questions from a certain theme!

Sharpen your eyes and get ready for a spotting spree! Click the fullscreen button.

Let's see if you have spotted everything!

Even in 2017 in the era of so-called smartboards, Eleanor Watts' The Blackboard Book holds its ground on using the blackboard space. It aims to help teachers develop two important skills:

Sometimes a silent one minute video shows us the mirror of our own greed and exploitative beast in us. Take this as a seed idea, start a discussion, make them see the darker side of 'development', invite them for a debate, inspire them to work at it at school & home level and help spawn next generation of climate warriors.

A nice animation to help kid get interested in understanding water cycle. Concepts like evaporation, condensation, precipitation is explained in simple ways which helps kid understand it on themselves. Explore more videos on this youtube channel Peekaboo Kidz for small kids.

Make a paper sundial that is accurate enough to measure both hours and minutes. Also check how local latitude affects your measurement very significantly.

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EVS/Biology teaching deserves an evocative starting point to rally around. Say, a moving quote, a stirring speech or an impressionable photograph.. something that even a good quality textbook misses. Kalyan Varma's treasure trove of world class images which go by a Creative Commons licence.

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