density

H R Madhusudan

“If science is poorly taught and badly learnt, it is little more than burdening the mind with dead information and it could degenerate even into a new superstition”             D S Kothari Commission Report

A simple sugar solution, unstirred, will make you question the statement that the light travels in a straight line. Check it for yourself!

Make your no cost oil centrifuge. All you need is a bowl & thread.

Discovering density has never been more colourful, or fun! The Sugar Rainbow is a creative and engaging method of teaching about how different densities will stack atop each other. There’s even an additional lesson about adhesion and cohesion! Combine gorgeous colors and awesome science with a little bit of sugar and water! 

Here is a video on floating & sinking.

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. 

 

Here is a clip on Cartesian diver.
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. 

Here is video on floating and sinking - the puzzle.
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. 

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. 
 

Why do some objects float while others sink? The activity and poem introduce children to the concept of sinking and floating, without bringing up terminology like density.

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