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Saturday, 18 March 2017 10:26

Wind Turbine

Introduction

The activity addresses the fundamentals of renewable energy, its types, importance, uses and applications in various aspects of life. The making of wind turbine is an excellent hands-on practical example for the students to understand the conversion of renewable energy resources into other forms of energy such as mechanical, electrical etc. students will make their own mini wind turbine using simple household material like cardboard, disposable cups, paper tape etc.

 Learning outcomes according to national curriculum of general science

  •  Understanding about renewable energy sources, their importance, application and uses in industrial and commercial level.
  • Fundamental and basic concepts about how renewable energy can be converted into useable form by using simple phenomenon.
  • The workshop will also help the students to decipher the principles and laws involved in electricity generation and energy conversion from one form to another form.

Requirement

  • Age: 7-12 years
  • of students: 30 (maximum)
  • Duration: 60 minutes
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Monday, 23 July 2018 11:13

Wind vane

Wind vane

The activity deciphers the importance of instrumentation and its application in daily life. Wind vane explores about the concepts of direction, wind blowing and how weather forecasts are made. Students are guided step by step to design the basic instrument for finding out wind direction that added to their hands-on practice and skills as well.

Learning outcomes

  • Understanding about directions and wind blowing
  • Concept of instrumentation, its importance and applications
  • Requirement

    • Age: 7-12 years
    • of students: 30 (maximum)
    • Duration: 60 minutes
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Wednesday, 30 August 2017 05:19

Wireless Electricity

Wireless Electricity workshop overview

The activity deciphers the basic concepts about electric and magnetic field. It helps the students to learn laws, working principle and properties of electromagnetism and magnetic induction. Students will an insight of basic electronics and components used in making of wireless electricity circuit.

Learning outcomes according to national curriculum of general science

  • Fundamentals of electromagnetism and induction.
  • Understanding of laws and principles to produce electricity from induction.
  • Introduction to electronics, basic components and simple circuit making.

Requirement

  • Age: 11-14 years
  • of students: 30 (maximum)
  • Duration: 60 minutes

Manual of Wireless Electricity

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Monday, 28 August 2017 09:17

Catapult

Catapult Workshop Overview

It is a fascinating activity for the young students to learn about ballistic and launching phenomenon with the help of simple Popsicle catapult. The activity focuses on the introduction to force, simple machine and projectile motion, how they are used together and what are its different types.

Learning outcomes according to national curriculum of general science

  • The hands-on project helps to develop basic idea of force and simple machines.
  • Practical demonstration of simple machines.
  • It assist the students to decipher about the projectile motion and its factors.

Requirement

  • Age: 7-12 years
  • No. of students: 30 (maximum)
  • Duration: 45 minutes

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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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Monday, 23 July 2018 10:47

Rubber powered Car

Rubber powered Car Project synopsis

The activity entitled as rubber band powered car enables the students to learn about energy, its types and its conversion from one form to another form. It also helps them to understand about basic vehicle design, its working and how rubber potential energy can be used as fuel. Students are guided to make their own vehicles by using different material following the easy steps which always been an excited and worth learning hands-on experience for them.

 

Learning outcomes

 

  • Fundamental concepts about energy, its types, resources and laws of conversion.
  • Understanding of potential energy, its significance and its application in daily life.\
  • Working and basic mechanism of vehicle designing.

Requirement

Age: 7-12 years
No. of students: 30 (maximum)
Duration: 45 minutes

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Friday, 25 August 2017 11:45

Solar powered car

Introduction Solar powered car

The project focuses on the concept of renewable energy, its sources, various types, uses and applications in everyday life. The hands-on activity helps the students to decipher the elementary concept of solar energy, its advantages and the conversion of it into mechanical energy to dive a car. Students will make their own solar powered car to understand the making of a vehicle by household material and working of solar panel to power it.

Learning outcomes according to national curriculum of general science

  • Preliminary concepts about renewable energy sources, their importance and application.
  • Fundamentals that how solar energy is converted into electrical energy and then into mechanical energy to drive a car.
  • The activity will also be helpful to understand the laws involved in electricity generation and energy conversion from one form to another form.

Requirement

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