Did you know that ancients calculated time by position of the sun? Ancient Greeks were the first to invent a Sundial!
Do you know how simple pendulum came into picture? The Italian scientist Galileo first noted (c. 1583) the constancy of a pendulum’s period by comparing the movement of a swinging lamp in a Pisa cathedral with his pulse rate. The Dutch mathematician and scientist Christian Huygens invented a clock controlled by the motion of a pendulum in 1656.
With fun activities let’s learn about Motion and Time!
- Measurement of time.
- Evolution of time measuring devices.
- Simple pendulum
- Time period of simple pendulum, how to calculate it?
- Speed of an object.
- Need to plot Distance-Time graph.
- Anatomy of Distance-Time graph.
- Making a Simple Pendulum.
- Making a sundial.
- Making a Balloon car.
DIY Materials: Child friendly materials to build working models and conduct activities
Activity Book that includes:
- Colourful illustrations to guide a child through model making process.
- Observation questions that help develop important critical skills like” attention to right detail” thereby developing scientific temper.
- Exercise questions to test your child’s understanding of the concepts.
- Concept map -Entire topic summarised in one page with pictorial representations.
Makes LEARNING FUN & enables DEEPER UNDERSTANDING OF CONCEPTS.
Enables 21st century skills of INNOVATION & PROBLEM SOLVING through Project Based Learning (PBL) approach.
Triggers CURIOSITY & ignites the spark of Science and CREATIVITY in your child.
Improves ATTENTION SPAN & PERSEVERANCE among children in this fast paced world of instant gratification
Increases MOTIVATION TO LEARN.