Classroom Resources

1. A well known model for (a + b)2 which can be easily replicated with similar model made out of cardboard

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.


Typically when we think of counting on two hands, we count up to 10, but fingers can contain much more information than that! This video shows how to think about counting in binary.

Do you like to wear a cap on a sunny day? Find out who else likes to wear a cap in this charming book.

Story: Noni, Illustrations: Angie & Upesh

Here is an elegant visual proof of the Pythagorean Theorem (check the links 1, 2, 3 ) developed by the 12th century Indian mathematician

The traditional board game of Snakes and Ladders can be played on a periodic table of chemical elements to reinforce the concepts discussed.

Have you ever wondered what happens to a painkiller, like ibuprofen, after you swallow it? Medicine that slides down your throat can help treat a headache, a sore back, or a throbbing sprained ankle. But how does it get where it needs to go in the first place? Céline Valéry explains how your body processes medicine.

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.

One of the most insightful sentences I have come across for a (science) teacher is, "Take a thing you know and change one thing; its scale, its material and/or its context". Baahubali director S S Rajmouli had internalized that quote quite imaginatively. That was my first impression while watching the 2 parts. In many interviews he shared his childhood fascination for Amar Chitra Katha stories. He did change the scale of movie making, the material (story) was more or less oft-repeated.


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