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Monday, 23 July 2018 10:28

Vibrating Bot

Vibrating Bot Project synopsis

Bristle or vibrating bot is the simplest walking robot that explains the idea of vibration and movement in machines. The hands-on activity modifies the basic circuit structure by the integration of simple motor, the project also emphasize on the introduction of basic robotics and its up gradation after wards.  

Objectives

  • Concept of vibration, its cause and applications.
  • Introduction to basic robotics.
  • Hands-on learning

Anticipated Learner Outcome

  • Fundamentals of circuit and integration of more components.
  • Mechanism of vibration and its effects.
  • Designing and making of bot

Requirement

Age: 7-10 years
of students: 30 (maximum)
Duration: 60 minute

 

 

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Monday, 28 August 2017 11:54

Paper Circuit

Paper Circuit Introduction

The activity discusses about the fundamental concepts of conductor and insulators especially for primary students. It also emphasizes on the circuit making by using simple things and develops the concept of open and closed circuits, their application and significance. Students will be guided to make their paper circuit by using aluminum tape, paper, LEDs and wires.

Learning outcomes according to national curriculum of general science

  • The activity focuses on the basic learning about circuits and it types.
  • Hands-on experience for simple circuit making.
  • Students will learn about the practical application of different circuits in their everyday life.

Requirement

  • Age: 7-12 years
  • No. of students: 30 (maximum)
  • Duration: 45 minutes
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Friday, 25 August 2017 09:21

Tesla Coil

Tesla Coil Workshop

Introduction


It is an interesting and worth learning activity that helps students to decipher the basic concepts about electric and magnetic field. It also develops the fundamental learning of laws, working principle and properties of electromagnetism and magnetic induction. Students will also get an overview of basic electronics as well in this workshop and will be guided to make a simple tesla coil by using an easy circuit.


Learning outcomes according to national curriculum of general science


* Basic concept regarding electromagnetism and induction phenomenon.
* Fundamental laws and principles to produce electricity from induction.
* Introduction to electronics and simple circuit making by using basic components.


Requirement

* Age: 7-12 years
* No. of students: 30 (maximum)
* Duration: 60 minutes

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Monday, 28 August 2017 09:54

Electromagnet

Electromagnet Workshop Overview

The activity helps in understanding about magnetism and electromagnetism and how they are related with each other. It is an interesting hands-on project that is capable of explaining basic phenomenon of magnetism, types of magnets and how they are made. Children make their own electromagnet by using iron nail, copper wire, and battery cell and also learn about the practical implementations of various types of magnets.

Learning outcomes according to national curriculum of general science

  • Understanding about magnetism, electromagnetism and its types.
  • Demonstrates the construction and working of different types of magnets.
  • Students will learn about the practical application of different types of magnets in various appliances and in industries.

Requirement

  • Age: 7-12 years
  • No. of students: 30 (maximum)
  • Duration: 30 minutes
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Friday, 25 August 2017 11:37

AC Generator

Introduction AC Generator

The activity discusses the fundamentals of mechanical energy conversion into electrical energy by using magnetic induction and emf. The project focuses the working principles and instruments used in it.  The interchange of different energies and electricity generation by the process of induction can be completely explained by this project.

Learning outcomes according to national curriculum of general science

  • Fundamental concept and laws about magnetic induction and emf.
  • The project will help to understand the working principle of electricity generation.
  • The workshop will also help the students to learn about the construction and making of an AC generator by using magnets and copper coil.

Requirement

  • Age: 7-12 years
  • No. of students: 30 (maximum)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
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Monday, 23 July 2018 10:12

No wire circuit

 

No wire circuit Project Synopsis

The idea is to introduce the basic concept of electric circuit and its components.  By doing this activity, student get an insight about building an electrical circuit that lights up an LED without the use of wires. During this inquiry, students will test how conductive and insulative materials affect the strength of an electric current.

Objectives

  • Concepts about different conductive and insulative materials.
  • Understanding regarding various types of circuits and its components.
  • Basic circuit designing.

Anticipated Learner Outcome

  • Learning about fundamentals of electrical circuit and its making.
  • Different types of circuit and its component.
  • Investigation of different conductive material.

 Requirement

  • Age: 7-10 years
  • of students: 30 (maximum)
  • Duration: 60 minute

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Friday, 25 August 2017 10:44

Hand Generator

Introduction Hand Powered Generator

Generation of electricity on industrial scale always has been one of the important questions for the students. The workshop addresses various physical laws regarding magnetism, and induction, working principles, material, tools and equipments required for the electricity generation.  The project will also helps the students to learn about pulley and gear system, its significance and uses.

 Learning outcomes according to national curriculum of general science

  • Fundamental learning and concepts about magnetic induction and electricity generation by using this.
  • The workshop will be helpful to learn about pulleys, its types and importance in various applications.
  • The project will provide a better insight about working, tools and equipment of a generator.

 Requirement

  • Age: 7-12 years
  • No. of students: 30 (maximum)
  • Duration: 90 minutes
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