Arvind Gupta

A sense of seeing beyond the obvious and creating something from imagination from available material, including waste is such an important skill we miss to impart among the learners in the make belief world of plastic, electronic, battery-driven mechanized toys. Bal Bhawan Society's Ideas from Waste Materials is a booklet you might not have heard before. A simple, easy-to-do activity book is worth re-activating.

Use trash to make your own basic helicopter model

Arvind Gupta shows how you can make a simple pinhole camera.

Dangers of being schooled

"What teachers and schools do to children is:

Lenses cost money & when broken they are useless. Is there a low-cost alternative to it?

Pi - the irrational, nevertheless mathematical, constant and “celebrity number” (as Alex Bellows puts it) is an intriguing & insπring number that has enthralled mathematicians for centuries.
How can I show this to the uninitiated?

Naresh Dhakecha gives you and your students a reason to brings apps in to the classroom!

Who hasn't made paper planes and rockets in class as a child? This video will encourage teachers to make paper rockets too! 

Aajwanthi and Rajkishore, in their video, show you how folding paper to make a rocket can serve as a means to teach students about angles. Students will enjoy learning how to make 15, 30, 45, 60, 75 and 90 degree angles without using a protractor and have fun launching their rockets after the class!

Here is a short discussion on parabola and ellipse.

Here is a clip on Archimedes' Principle. Vignan Prasar & IISER, Pune present Prof Pierre Fontes who through kitchen, toys and day to day materials deconstructs the aura of science for school teachers. 


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