Class 6-8

This video demonstrates a simple experiment to show the rectilinear propagation of light using simple materials. You can easily do this your classroom or at your home and discuss the nature of light with your students. 

For Lower Primary Language and Literature Class

A teacher prepares questions and pictures before a storytelling session to help all his young students understand the story.

"Plants get big by taking food from the soil through their roots."


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.


Here are two possible layouts of the models needed to show the following identities.

Rita Pierson, a teacher for 40 years, once heard a colleague say, "They don't pay me to like the kids." Her response: "Kids don't learn from people they don't like.'" A rousing call to educators to believe in their students and actually connect with them on a real, human, personal level.


Once there were two scientists, Dr. Koony and Dr. Haddy. They wanted to find out whether its better to brush your teeth after you eat breakfast or before you eat breakfast in the morning. They did two different experiments to find out. First, they went to Vivek High School and asked all the girls in Class IV to brush their teeth after they ate their breakfasts the next day, and they asked all the boys in Class IV to brush their teeth before they ate their breakfasts.

It is typical for a teacher to say, “Abhishek looks so confident, and he will make a good leader while Nazneen is so caring and she will be able to handle children well”. What is wrong with these observations? Well, nothing is inherently wrong but it leaves an impression on the children that can be extremely damaging. Do we ever say that a boy is so caring that he will be good with children? Gender stereotypes are perpetuated in every social institution and schools are no exceptions.


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