Category: Science

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Fakruddin’s Fridge | Good & Bad Conductors of Heat

Imagine a science class, where the class teacher walks in and asks “Children, would you like to listen to a story today?” How do you think the children will react? Do you visualise smiling and excited faces? At eVeltio TEN one of our passions is figuring out how learning can be made (more…)

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Lesson Plan | Grade 7 | Light

Tina, a Grade 7 student loves painting. She dreams about completing her 10th and then pursuing a career in visual arts, either painting or photography, and hosting her first exhibition. The Physics teacher calls her name and jolts Tina out of her reverie. She asks Tina to share her thoughts about the (more…)

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Learning to Observe

Look at this picture. What do you see? Most people’s answer to the question above is “I see a living room.” But if we were to ask “What do you observe?”, then would your answer change? The Modern Oxford English Dictionary describes the word observation as “the action or process of observing something or (more…)

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Cross-curricular Lesson Plan | Grade 1

This is a cross-curricular or integrated lesson plan for Grade 1. This lesson plan covers Languages (English & Hindi), Math, Science & Art. Reference: NCERT – Class 1: English Unit 3 NCERT – Class 1: Math Unit 5 NCERT – Class 1: Hindi Unit 15 Lesson Plan: Preparation before class: (more…)

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Resources | Teaching the Polar Vortex

Is it Ice-age all over again? A scientific phenomenon? Why did it suddenly become so unbearably cold in the US and Canada? Two-thirds of America was plunged into freezing temperatures this week. To help you teach extreme cold in the classroom, we’ve collected these useful classroom aids […] If you (more…)

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Article | Managing Inquiry Data

Your students have begun their search for data, information and evidence to answer their initial questions. Fabulous! They are reading and taking notes, talking with their teammates, asking new questions. But what are they doing with all that data? How are they keeping all of that organized? Here are some (more…)

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Lesson Plan (How to Write a Learning Objective) | Soil

This post is in continuation to the previous post (Article | But, What’s the Objective?). In this article, we’ll look at a Grade 7 chapter on Soil and see how we can write learning objectives for the given content. The chapter begins with presenting an activity (9.1) to students. In (more…)

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Guide | Using OER Content

Last month, we posted about MERLOT – the mega-OER site. In this post, we are taking an example to guide you through how you can use some of the resources available on MERLOT. We’ll look at DNA, as the example topic, but using the guide, you can search for and (more…)

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Article | Teaching Students to Memorize

In the micro-innovation article shared this week ,(MI Monday | Learning Poetry with Bollywood Songs) we featured a teacher who recited poems to the tune of Bollywood songs, to help her students memorize the poems. We recognize that the key to learning is understanding content and not memorizing it. However, at (more…)

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Lesson Plan (Flipped Classroom) | Reversible & Irreversible Changes

What do scientists do? They ask a question, they make a prediction, they conduct an experiment, they record their observation and finally arrive at a conclusion. And that’s pretty much the simple story behind some of the most amazing inventions we’ve seen. If science means discovering, then shouldn’t science be (more…)