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Machines in Action

  Classify Levers The students will reflect on how levers simplify our work by observing and classifying  different types of levers into different categories. Limbs as Levers The students will reflect on applications of a lever by making models of their limbs. Beam Balance Students will understand compound/complex machine by making a complex machine of…

Cryptography

Description Secure communication is one of the important aspects in modern age of technology. In this cluster, students learn about some old and new techniques which help in encryption of information and messages.   Enigma II Students will try to understand and apply ideas regarding encryption and decryption by using a Enigma II Encryption Machine.…

Making Things Move

Description: The Making Things Move series experiments with various ways of animating objects for both the arts and sciences. Students explore a wide range of activities from imitating the motion of human muscles to making wheel and axle systems.   SET 1 Motors: Students will learn about various applications of the motor by using it…

Let there be light

Projector: Students will learn about the properties of the image formed by a convex lens by making a projector. Art with light: Students will understand rectilinear propagation of light and formation of shadows by making a device that makes different art with light from LEDs. Pinhole camera: Students will learn about real image formation by…