Toys from trash are amazing! And we couldn’t say that enough. The extent of topics a toy can teach/can be learnt is limited by our imagination. One such example is the Wind anemometer, add a wind vane to it, Vane+Anemometer- Vaneometer! Things you’ll need: 4 paper cups Foam block Plastic cup with lid Some sand 5 Skewers Plastic Straw Compass The Science: An anemometer works … Continue reading DIY Wind Vaneometer
Shadows are one of the most common yet intriguing things that we see around us. In this edition of DIY toy factory, we present the amazing Shadow theatre, an awesome toy to explore your imagination using very few materials available at your nearest stationary. Things you’ll need: A shoe (carton) box Butter paper Torch Silhouette prints Ice cream sticks Tape Scissors The Science: Light interacts … Continue reading Shadow theater!
We live in a time where scientific breakthroughs and technological innovations are the new “normal”. Everyday there is some or the other article/blog about some discovery or invention, one of the many reasons to love science! And to choose science as a career? Why not! However hold this thought for a while. Let’s say a kid asks you “What are the things I can do … Continue reading Alternative careers in Science you must know!
The internet is on a roll these days! In recent, there seems to be some sort of unusual sort of “movement” going on. I seem to vaguely remember one of my geography classes where I was writing down the points proving the earth was nearly spherical. But why did that thought occur you ask? It all started when I was surprised to find this image … Continue reading Towards scientific literacy