Social Studies

The Reserve Bank of India has come up with a series of illustrated stories addressing the need for financial literacy among the school students in June 2007. Here is one such eBook Join Raju in his journey beyond the money tree.

'So, you're 'celebrating' again.'
 
'Yes, it's Independence Day tomorrow.'
 

Here's a Zen Pencils' cartoon that comes handy for a social science teacher (& for parents) to talk about diversity, inclusion & need for stepping out from one's comfort zone. Gavin, the cartoonist takes Mark Twain's quote on educational journey. Even though it speaks about racism at a global level, our classrooms are not picture perfect either.

Behind the humble chilli is a fascinating story that takes one around the world. This story is not just about the spicy chilli, but also about the adventures of brave warriors and traders, about stormy seas and new lands. Enjoy this fascinating account written by a renowned expert on globalization.

This manual is designed as a resource guide for teachers and volunteers working with children who have been exposed to natural disasters or traumatic experiences. It includes some simple activities to enhance children’s participation in helping themselves and reaching out to other children who have been affected.

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.

There is much to Marie Curie's remarkable story than just factually reducing it to a closed quiz question of 'Name the 1st  female scientist to win a Nobel?'.

At 8,850 meters above sea level, Qomolangma, also known as Mount Everest, has the highest altitude on the planet. But how did this towering formation get so tall? Michele Koppes peers deep into our planet’s crust, where continental plates collide, to find the answer.

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

History for Peace

By meghs | Jun 14, 2017

Is it possible to teach history in a way that it doubles up as peace studies?

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