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# Category: Event

## Making a Sundial/Fun with Shadows

What is this session about Phenomena around the Earth-Sun system Simple measurements/observations with a sundial can tell us a lot about interesting phenomena A common misconception What is the reason for the seasons? Big ideas Measuring the circumference of the Earth What do we discuss in this session? Starting with simple observations, one can build… Continue reading Making a Sundial/Fun with Shadows

## Vector algebra: Some exciting applications

What is this session about Vector algebra made interesting Concepts from vector algebra are introduced at the higher secondary level. If we show students how it helps answer some interesting questions from diverse fields, they will find it more interesting. Elegant solutions Vector algebra can lead us to short and elegant proofs/solutions, when used in… Continue reading Vector algebra: Some exciting applications

## Physics at home

What is this session about Scientifically rigorous experiments at home How could we do quantitative school science experiments at home with commonly available material? Connect everyday phenomena to school Physics Can we recognise and appreciate Physics phenomena at home? Can we pedagogize these, i.e. connect them to formal Physics? What do we discuss in this… Continue reading Physics at home

## About the workshop

How do we support students' curiosity and help them advance their interest in learning science? What are some creative ways to teach Physics with inexpensive resources? How could we have a meaningful online engagement for teaching and learning science? Background of the workshop (an image related to online learning at home) Faculty members at Azim… Continue reading About the workshop