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LEARNING BY DOING

SCIENCE & MATH PROJECT LIST GRADES 1-10

Testimonials “Such Innovative Tools (Building Projects & Learn Games - developed by BFF) mapped to the curriculum, with proper teacher orientation can lessen the burden of teachers & Parents and improve effectiveness of student Learn” Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam appreciating the efforts of Butterfly Fields Butterfly Fields’ Team with Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

“Butterfly Fields has contributed significantly for the overall development of the children. First of all it is as well researched and properly designed Hands on Activity program in Science & Maths also the assessment test is based on Bloom’s taxonomy. This initiative has helped our students perform exceedingly well in the CBSE external examinations”

Mrs. G Arundhati , Secretary & Correspondent , Sanghamitra School.

“I think Butterfly fields needs a lot of applause for this kind of excitement in children’s Learn. The Jubilant faces of the children have encouraged me to continue with Butterfly Fields Hands on Learn Program since 3 years”. Dr T. Sudha , Principal Delhi Public School Nacharam “A New Slate : Beyond Reading, Writing, Arithmetic. This is one of the 10 new ideas that could change the world” MAY/JUNE ‘09 ISSUE BEYOND PROFIT MAGAZINE’ “I am extremely impressed with the training profile of students translated onto Scientific Activities. This is for the first time I have ever witnessed such activities.” DR. JOYCE L.WINTERTON, HEAD, NASA, EDUCATION OFFICE, USA www.butterﬂyﬁelds.com

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utterfly Fields believes in Learn by doing. The entire program comprises of various kinds of activities and experiences which are specifically designed to make the child understand the underlying concepts or principles and at the same time, enjoying it. The techniques and methods of knowledge transfer used in the programs are developed after a lot of research, development and consultation with experts. The Butterfly Fields’ team believes in continuous improvement. Over 25,000 students from over 60 schools across India are taking HOLP every year and over 3.5 lac students across 200 Affordable private schools and 3,500 Govt. Schools are benefiting from various TLMs developed by BFF since 2005. Our studies based on third party Learn Outcome assessments indicate a shift from about 15% below National Average to 20% above National Average in Science & Math subjects through Hands on Learn.

Average Student Retention Rates Teach Others

90%

Practice Doing

75%

Discussion

50%

Demonstration

30%

Audio Visual

20%

Reading

10%

Lecture

5% Source: National Training Laboraties, Maine.

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Some of Our Partners CSR & NGO’s

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Private Sector

Major Awards and Recognitions 2010

Butterfly Fields was ranked amongst the 100 small businesses of the year in 2010 by Ernst & Young and Franchisee India Magazine

2011

Butterfly Fields was chosen as a Case Study in Inclusive Innovation By All India Management Association (AIMA) from a fields of industry heavyweights www.butterﬂyﬁelds.com

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GRADE - 1 ANIMALS AROUND US

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Do & Learn: • Assemble a flashcard wheel to correlate names and pictures of animals • Understand difference between wild and domestic animals • Get to know about some rare species of animals

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INDIA’S FAVOURITE DISHES

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Do & Learn: • Play with flash card to know about the types of food items served in different states of India • Get familiar with names of some states in India • Understand the journey of milk

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SOURCES OF FOOD

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Do & Learn: • Make paneer, play with flash cards to know the individual components of common food items • Appreciate food

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‘The kits are very creatively designed! Thank you for being flexible in scheduling the workshop’ Bethesa Jacob,Prudence International School,Tumkur,Karnataka

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GRADE - 1 FIRST AID

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Do & Learn: • Assemble a mini first aid box to understand what first aid is • Know all the components in a first aid box • Learn how to use an antiseptic lotion and bandage.

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DIFFERENT SPORTS PLAYED

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Do & Learn: • A fun board game - Learn about the different sports played, equipment used and the number of players • Challenge your friends on different actions • Understand reaction time • Understand hand-eye coordination.

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MODES OF TRANSPORT

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Do & Learn: • Build an amphibian car that works on land and can be convert into a boat to work in water. • Understand about different means of communication

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‘Teaching and Learn material is simple and safe to use.Students enjoy Science as it is taught with different activities meant for observation and inference.Thank you for your innovative and creative approach to Science Shaik Sher Shah,High School Physical Science teacher,Loyola Montessori school

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GRADE - 1 NUMBERS

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Do & Learn: • Play a coin game with numbers to relate counting of objects to numbers • Associate words to basic operations on numbers • Addition (+): gain • Subtraction (–): lose

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SINGLE DIGIT ADDITION & SUBTRACTION

001

Do & Learn: • Use math mat and snakes and ladders board to associate objects with numbers (1-30) • Do single digit addition & subtraction • Solve number problems Use a number line (1-50)

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COUNTING IN GROUPS

004

Do & Learn: • Use counting sticks to Learn to arrange things in groups • Learn counting by grouping • Understand how grouping makes counting things easier

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‘This program is very useful for a teacher to teach some complicated theories.Life oriented examples makes the explanation easier.’ Ramalakshmi.A,Secondary teaching faculty,K.S.R.Akshara Academy,Thiruchengode

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GRADE - 1 LENGTH ESTIMATION

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Do & Learn: • Fun game to estimate lengths, heights and more • Learn about what length measurement is and why is it important • Use non standard units to measure lengths of different objects • Understand difference between length and breadth of an object.

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IDENTIFYING DIFFERENT SHAPES

008

Do & Learn: • Use different shapes to identify similar shapes • Join smaller shapes to make a desired shape • Form a specific shape using all the shapes given (TANGRANM) • Digit Making challenge to form all digits ( 0 to 9 ) Use the shapes given

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‘The activities are very interesting and will help to enliven an otherwise dry topic’ Devipriya Mukherjee,Main teacher,Billabong High International,Santacruz,Mumbai

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GRADE - 2 COLOR MIXING

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Do & Learn: • A fun activity involving different colours and their mixing to identify primary colours • Prepare different secondary colors out of the primary colors • Learn about the application of color mixing by Make 3D glasses.

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HANDS-ON SKILLS

015

Do & Learn: • • • • •

Build miniature table and chair Identify different Hands on Skills used in daily life Learn how to use different tools Use Clay to seal a hole in water can. Learn Use clay, double sided tapes and other tools.

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FOOD CHAIN

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Do & Learn: • Play an interesting board game to learn what animals eat? • Clarify animals into levels (primary, secondary and tertiary) • Learn about a few food chains.

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‘The activities were really colourful like a butterfly.Amazing and interesting!’ Pradeepa.S,Teacher,Kikani Vidya mandir

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GRADE - 2 ANIMALS-THEIR SHELTER & YOUNG ONES

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Do & Learn: • An exciting board game on the world of animals to Relate animals with their young ones • Learn about the shelters of different animals,what they are called and how they look • Learn about insects and their names

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SENSE OF DIRECTIONS

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Do & Learn: • Use a compass make a direction finding device to identify directions Use the compass • Understand the importance of directions in real life. • On a direction island board game identify location of landmarks

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BIRD INFO CIRCLE Do & Learn:

• Assemble a bird info wheel to correlate names and pictures of different birds • Understand different beaks and their use • Understand different types of claws and their use

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‘The activities are well sequenced and are good enough to introduce a topic from scratch. Materials are also appropriate and activities are quite interesting’ K.Shobana,Physics teacher,HLC International,Chennai

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GRADE - 2 FOOD AND ENERGY

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Do & Learn: • A combination of a board game and trunk card game to Learn and categorize food items according to energy they provide. • Categorize difference activities and tasks according to the energy required for each.

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MONUMENTS IN INDIA

021

Do & Learn: • A fun game on states and famous monuments to get familiar with the different states in India • Understand the basic demographics of the states • Learn about famous monuments in some states

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DOUBLE DIGIT ADDITION & SUBTRACTION

012

Do & Learn: • Use number blocks and sticks to represent numbers between 1 to100 • Solve double digit addition & subtraction of numbers Use physical objects • Solve number problems Use a number line (1-100) • Play with snakes and ladders game and practice additions and subtractions further

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‘Excellent efforts.Teaching would become very easy’ Kumudha,Teacher,GRD School,Coimbatore

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GRADE - 2 PLACE VALUE - 4 DIGIT NUMBERS

013

Do & Learn: • Use blocks and tiles to understand the need for place value • Identify place value of digits in a given 4 digit number • Compare numbers Use place value • Practice different combinations

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VOLUME ESTIMATION

016

Do & Learn: • Understand what volume means • Build cylenders of different sizes (base and height) and learn how volume changes with the base and height • Use different containers and measuring device. • Compare the volumes of different containers

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DIFFERENT SHAPES

019

Do & Learn: • Make different shapes Use sticks and clay to understand the difference between lines and joining points • Learn about a few different shapes and their fits • Project shadows of different shapes to identify number of sides and joining points

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‘Some topics were taught in the classroom only with Butterfly Fields’ activity kits. The activities are designed in such a way that it covers an entire topic.Thank you!’ Chanchala,Teacher,Ganges Valley School

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GRADE - 3 AIR & ITS PROPERTIES

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Do & Learn: • Build the model of hydraulic canon and carry out expariments to understand properties of air • know the difference between a normal fan and an exhaust fan • Make a vacuum cleaner and understand the application of the air pressure.

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AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES

028

Do & Learn: • Make miniature forms of different agricutural impliments and learn the uses of showel, Gamela, rake, crowbar and plough. • Choosing the appropriate tools for agricultural purposes. • An interacting board game to visualize steps involved in crop production.

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TRAVELLING IN INDIA-RAILWAYS

023

Do & Learn: • Play a thrilling treasure hunt game to understand different rail routes and cities in India • Extract basic information from a railway ticket • Understand conservation of natural resources and the rate at which they are Get used by Make a miniature model of earth

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‘As a Science teacher I used to ask my students to do experiments on the topics they have learned.But only 50% of the students were taking effort to do that.This activity based Learn program has benefitted the other 50% also’ M.Geeta Rani,Senior School teacher,Siva Sivani Public School,Vizag

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GRADE - 3 WASTE MATERIAL MANAGEMENT

029

Do & Learn: • Set of a comprehensive games to categorizing waste material according to material properties. • Categorize waste into recyclable and degradable. • Know different methods of disposing the waste material.

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TRADITIONAL INDIAN DRESSES

034

Do & Learn: • Play a creative game of Indian dresses to know the types of traditional dresses worn in different states and understand the different needs they meet. • Learn the process of dyeing Use the tie and dye method.

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ORGANS IN THE HUMAN BODY Do & Learn:

• Interesting visual chart and flash cards about different organs present in human body • Play a game to know the position and function of different organs • Try out challenging puzzles in the workbook on the organs

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‘If we use this we can teach in a play way method. Please provide more activities’ T.S.R.Kalyani,Math teacher,Dr.K.K.R.Gowtham’s School,Vizag

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GRADE - 3 PLANETS

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Do & Learn: • Play and learn about different planets in solar system through a trump card game. • Fun facts about different planets. • Weight, size, number of moons, revolutin time and position from sun • Play space travel game and test your answers about solar system

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MEANS OF COMMUNICATION

031

Do & Learn: • Play the messenger game to learn about communication and different means of communication • Know the effectiveness of each of the means of communication • Make a toy telephone and understand the working of it

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CLOCK AND TIME Do & Learn:

• Make a clock and learn to tell the time. • Identify the hour-hand and the minute-hand. • Learn the difference between 12-hour and 24-hour format. • Learn how much work and play can be done in 24 hours by playing a game.

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‘Very good activity which creates more interest in children about the subject’ K.Parameshwari,Physics teacher,Dr.K.K.R.Gowtham’s School,Vijayawada

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GRADE - 3 INTRODUCTION TO BASIC OPERATIONS

024

Do & Learn: • Make an innovative a tool to practice • Addition of three digit numbers with and without carry. • Subtraction of three digit numbers with and without borrow. • Understand multiplication and repetitive addition through math mat • Understand division by grouping through math mat. Y_ITBO_024_V1

UNDERSTAND FRACTIONS

025

Do & Learn: • Use fraction strips and fractions game to understand fraction as some part of the whole. • Identify fractions in different shapes. • Compare fractions.

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SYMMETRY AND PATTERNS

027

Do & Learn: • Use mirror to identify symmetry in shapes. • Introduction to basic symmetry • Make symmetric stamp patterns and Learn how make your own stamp pad • Exciting smiley symmetry puzzles for practice

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‘Support material,work books are very good and useful for the students’ Mrs.Nirmala Devi,Delhi Public School,Nacharam

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GRADE - 4 SHADOW PROJECTIONS

043

Do & Learn:

WATER PURIFICATION

Build a model with light source, object and screen to understand • How shadows are formed? • Know the effect of position of the light source, the object and the screen on the size of shadow formed Build a miniature model that simulates the movement of sun from morning to evening to understand • Change in length of shadow changes with the angle of light falling on it • Change in the length of the shadow of a person as the day progresses Y_SHPR_043_V1 Form shadows using the given shapes using combination of objects to form shapes in the given 041 picute

Do & Learn: Build a mini water filter to understand one particular process of filtration Play a game on water filteration and learn about • Different sources of pollutants that pollute the water bodies • Nature of pollutants ( type, relative sizes) • Know and understand different methods of filtration (Reverse osmosis, Nano-filtration etc) Y_WAPU_041_V1

ROAD SIGNS

040

Do & Learn: Insert road signs flags in appropriate places on the given road map and understand • The importance & application of different types of road signs Learn about Mandatory , Cautionary, Informatory signs through an exercise. Play a road safety game to learn about safety measures. Y_ROSI_040_V1

‘It is colourful,vibrant and children will be happy to do this. The topics included are very informative’ Soma Roy,Teacher,Delhi Public School

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GRADE - 4 FORMS OF ENERGY

044

Do & Learn: Build different models (Batt operated fan, Wind mill or water mill) to understand • Different forms of energy - Wind, Electrical, chemical etc • Conversion of one form of energy to an other. Play with magnets and understand about the magnetic energy and how it can be used to perform work

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MODES OF TRANSPORT- ROPE WAY

038

Do & Learn: Build a rope way model with pulleys to learn about. • Mode of transportation in hilly areas. • How humans use simple machines everyday. Play the modes of transport game to know different modes and try reaching your destination in the least time possible by using different combinations.

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FLOWERS

035

Do & Learn: • Play the flower finder game to know 25 different types of flowers and identify them by either the names or their image. • Play a game to know different parts of a plant • Make a winter lotion and add different fragrance extracted from flowers to understand the uses of flowers.

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‘Students are enjoying the kit and they are Use it for Learn by doing. They are playing with their parents too’ Latha.V,High School Teacher,GRD School

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GRADE - 4 INTRODUCTION TO SOUND

042

Do & Learn: • Make a mini drum and water pipe organ and make sound to understand how sound is produced. • Make a ear drum model to understand how you hear sound. • Learn about the different types of musical instruments and how they produce sound. • Know how different kinds of sounds are produced (sharp, soft, loud).

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WEAVING

037

Do & Learn: • Build a miniature hand loom and make your own wrist band by weaving threads toghether to learn the process of making clothes. • Touch and feel different types of clothes and identify the fibre (silk, cotton, manmade) etc.

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COMPARING & ADDING LIKE FRACTIONS

036

Do & Learn: Play with the given circular fraction kit and understand • A fraction is a part of the whole. • The same whole can be cut into different fractions • Increase in the denominator results in a decrease in the size of the fraction. • Comparing fraction without calculating Visualize and practise problems on equivalent fractions and comparison of fractions. Y_FCAF_036_V1

‘Students will really enjoy doing the activity.They come to know the real time application behind the activity.Instructor’s demonstration was good’ S.Hemalatha,Science teacher,Senior wing,The Creek Planet School

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GRADE - 4 INTRODUCTION TO DATA HANDLING

042

Do & Learn: Build a rotating flag wheel model to understand • Collecting, organizing, representing & interpreting data. • Use of tally charts for collection of data. • Represention of the collected data using pictograph. Y_INSO_042_V1

GRADE - 5 AIR AROUND US

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Do & Learn: Build the model of a miniature vacuum cleaner to understand • Air can push as well as pull things - using fan • Real life application of properties of air • Air is present everywhere and lack of it leads to sucking of things. • Introduction low pressure and high pressure (HOTS) Make a mini shooter and a balloon balance to understand that air can exert force and air has weight.

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STETHOSCOPE

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Do & Learn: Make your own stethoscope & use it to measure listen to your heart and lung sounds to understand • How stethoscope is used by doctors for diagnosis. • Different parts of a stethoscope & their role in its working Play a medical implements game to know • Different medical implements used by doctors. • Which implement is used for what kind of diagnosis. Y_STPE_048_V1

‘Thank you Butterfly Fields for taking the feedback and incorporating it in the program.The workbooks make the Learn thorough and easy which enhances the scientific attitude of the children.Hatsoff to your team members’ G.Raj Kumar,M.Vishnupriya,Teachers,C.K.School Cuddalore

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GRADE - 5 SIMPLE MACHINES

049

Do & Learn: Make simple machines - Lever, pulley (movable and non-movable), wheel and axle, wedge, inclind plane; to understand • How each simple machine reduce effort in different scenarios • Scientific terms such as: Load, effort, fulcrum; and their relationships • Application of simple machines in every day life. Y_SIMA_049_V1

INTRODUCTION TO FORCE

050

Do & Learn: Make a parachute to understand • Air drag and gravity as forces. • Relationship between weight of the person and size of the parachute. Play with magnets and perform various activities understand • What is force - Push or pull • Different types of forces - Magnetic, electrostatic • What can force do - Change shape, change motion etc

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RAIN WATER HARVESTING

045

Do & Learn: Make houses with different roof tops ( slant and flat) to understand • Rain water harvesting mechanisms for a flat and slant roofed house • Understand conservation of rain water. Make a water pump to understand the the complete mechanism: Collecting rain water (roofs) - Storing ( in a sump) - and then retriving (using a pump). Y_RAWH_045_V1

‘Learn through activity makes the children more interested to the subject. It definitely helps the teachers to introduce some abstract concepts through these concrete objects(kits)’ Rugma.J,PRT,Amrita Vidyalayam,Chennai

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GRADE - 5 SYSTEMS IN HUMAN BODY

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Do & Learn: Make a working lung model - lungs, diaphragm, chest cavity, bronchi; to understand • Role of diaphragm in the process of respiration. • In and out movement of air due to pressure difference created by the diaphragm • Properties of diaphram and lungs • How different scenarios hamper the working of the respiratory system. Play the remmy systems game and learn about different systems, their parts and function. Y_SYHB_046_V1

PHASES OF MOON

052

Do & Learn: Make different models to show day and night, phases of the moon, and eclipses and understand • Effect of Rotation of earth - Day and night • Effect of Revolution of moon around the earth Phases of moon • That moon’s orbit is slanted and how it leads to formation of different phases and eclipses.

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KALEIDOSCOPE

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Do & Learn: Make your own Kaleidoscope and understand • Symmetry through reflections. • How patterns are created by multiple reflections. Do an exercise using a plane mirror to find lines of symmetry of different shapes.

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‘Materials are neat and cleanly prepared.Useful to teach children in the best way’ Niloufer,Teacher,Panchavati Vidyalaya

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GRADE - 5 ELEMENTARY SHAPES

051

Do & Learn: • Make models on representations of a ray, a line segment and a line to understand the difference between them • Make a model that helps to form and understand angles: Acute, obtuse, right angled, complementary and supplementary pair angles • Make different closed 2 D figures; Triangle, square etc, to understand their structures and properties (No os sides and vertices. • Make different 3D figures and understand their Y_UNES_051_V1 structures (Cube, Cuboid, pyramid etc).

NUMBERS, FACTORS & MULTIPLES

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Do & Learn: Use math wonder mat and Understand • Factors of a given number by dividing it into different number of groups. • Multiples of a number by making multiplication tables. • LCM and HCF of given numbers Play the pirates of prime game and perform some quick number crunching to Know • Composites, primes and perfect squares below 100.

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‘The activity kits are safe to handle,knowledge based and a great hands-on experience for children.Teachers are also benefitted from it’ V.Jyoti,Teacher,Navbharat School,Palavancha

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GRADE - 6 COMPONENTS OF FOOD

056

Do & Learn: 1. Do food tests (carbs, proteins, fats and vitamin c) and test various food items for these nutrients. 2. Play the nutrimania game and challenge your friends on nutrient content of various food items to understand • Nutritional information of 49 different raw food items. • Importance of balance diet. • Know which food item is the best for which particular nutirent. Y_COMF_056_V1 • Why is a particular nutrient necessary ?

FIBRE TO FABRIC - PLANT FIBRES

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Do & Learn: Make your own yarn spinning machine and understand • The process of conversion of fibre to yarn Spinning • Different steps involved in extraction of plant fibres • Make a thread from yarn by twisting • Advantages of spining and twisting ( strength, durability - 1 ply, 2 ply threads)

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SEPARATION OF SUBSTANCES

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Do & Learn: Make your own multi level separating assembly Sieving, winnowing and other separating mechanisms and separate the given mixture to understand • Different ways of separating mixtures using their physical properties • Separation methods: Hand-picking, Sieving, Winnowing, Sedimentation, Decantation, Filtration, Evaporation. Y_SESU_067_V1

‘It is really learning by doing.Children get a lot of knowledge and inspiration.It develops the Scientific temper’ K.Srinivasa Rao,Incharge cum teacher,pragathi Central School

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GRADE - 6 BODY MOVEMENTS

057

Do & Learn: Make joints - ball and socket joint, hinge joint and pivot joint and understand • Names of different joints and their location in human body. • The structure of various joints in human body. • Importance of joints in movement. • Degrees of freedom of Hinge and Ball & Socket joints. Play a game - Dig dug bono and go around the world digging out bones and collecting them to understand • Different types of bones and their location in our Y_BOMO_057_V1 body.

MOTION & MEASUREMENT OF DISTANCE

062

Do & Learn: Make an automatic multimotion car and understand • Different types of motion (Circular, linear, To and fro) • Conversion of one form of motion to other (Circular to linear, To and fro to circular). Make an adjustable mini Gunter’s Chain to understand non standard and standard unit of measurement

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LIGHT, SHADOWS & REFLECTION

064

Do & Learn:

Make a pinhole camera to understand about • rectilinear propogation of light. • Learn the formation of an image on a screen when light passes through a pin hole Make opaque, transparent and translucent objects to understand • Difference between these kind of objects. • How shadows are formed Make a sundial and understand real life application of shadows. Get to know about mirrors and why we can see Y_LISR_064_V1 reflections in mirrors.

‘Butterfly Fields activity based learning program helps both teachers and students in teaching and learning respectively. Instructors were good and explained the concepts well’ Suman Divekar&Rekha Shettar, Assistant teachers, KLE English medium school, Dharwad

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GRADE - 6 BASIC ELECTRIC CIRCUITS

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Do & Learn: Make an electrical material classifier - Conductors and Insulators and understand • Components of a simple circuit - Switch, bulb, battery, wire • Open and closed circuits. • Conductors and insulators. • How the household swithces work?

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FUN WITH MAGNETS

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Do & Learn: Make a pencil levitaton model to understand • Poles of a magnet - North and south. • Different types of magnets - ring, solid circular • Repulsive and attractive forces of magnets. • Application of magnets in real life - Mag-lev trains Make an exciting model - magnetto tracer that traces a metalic object along its edges and understand • Magnetic induction and its dependence on the strength of the magnet. Test materials and categorize them into magnetic and non-magnetic material.

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INTEGERS - POSITIVE & NEGATIVE

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Do & Learn: Make your own number line from jumbled up integer puzzle pieces to understand • Number line and position of positive & negative integers • Significance of negative sign in deciding which integer is bigger - number line arrangenment. Play the integer maze game( level 1 and level 2) and learn • Operations - Addition and Subtraction of integers Y_INTG_060_V1 • Comparing integers (Positive and negative)

‘The activities are interesting and will help children to think in a practical and innovative way. Creativity of the child also increases. Good luck to Butterfly Fields!’ Prabhulingayya.V.S, Assistant teacher & Science lab in charge, S.R.N Mehta Gulbarga

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GRADE - 6 MATH OPERATIONS

061

Do & Learn: Play a challenging operation math game to form the trump number using a combination of operators and numbers to understand • Different Basic operators • Priority of the operators when used in combination in an equation - BODMAS • Trying out different combinations of numbers and operators. Y_MAOP_061_V1

MENSURATION - AREA, PERIMETER

063

Do & Learn: Make a barricade around given figures using a measuring tape to • Understand perimeter • Measure perimeter of irregular figures Use given transparent graphical slims to • Understand area • Measure area of irregular figures Make your own house plan by cutting out different shapes for different rooms and understand the real life application of Area, Perimeter - Architect

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ALGEBRA: EXPRESSIONS & EQUATION

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Do & Learn: Make algebraic expressions and equations using algebraic tiles to understand • Represention of algebraic expressions • Solving algebraic equations • Converting word problems to algebraic representation Make 8 bit digital numbers using tiles and understand real life application of algebra. Y_ALEE_065_V1

‘Children get a practical view of various concepts which is beyond their imagination’ Kiran Shukla, Prathyusha, Educators, Silver Oaks School

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GRADE - 7 FIBRE TO FABRIC - ANIMAL FIBRES

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Do & Learn: • Make a silk extractor and perform a traditional silk extraction activity on artifitial coocons to understand the process of silk extraction • Play a game to understand different processes involved in the extraction of wool (from sheep to wool)

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HEAT -MODES OF TRANSFER

69

Do & Learn: Make various models, thermometer, Convection current model, Test for conduction and understand • How heat transfer happens in solid, liquids and gases. • Difference between conduction, convection and radiation and their process. • Thermometer - Expansion of Fluids(liquids &gases) Perfrom an analogy cup experiment to understand the concept of heat and temperature. Y_HEMT_069_V1

ACIDS, BASES & SALTS ; PHYSICAL & CHEMICAL CHANGES

078

Do & Learn: Make your own mini chemistry lab and perform tests for • Understanding physical change and chemical changes • Understanding Acids and Bases and ways to identify them. • Understand the function of an indicator and finding the strength of acids and bases by performing titration Y_ABPC_078_V1

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GRADE - 7 WEATHER, CLIMATE & ADAPTATIONS

075

Do & Learn: 1. Play the adaptation game to • Know animals specific to particular climatic conditions or regions. • Know how animals adapt to specific climatic condtions. 2. Make a rain gauge - an instrument to measure the amount of rainfall and learn the underlying principle 3. Understand the difference between wheather and climate and get to know about the climatic conditions in different parts of the world Y_WCAD_075_V1

WIND, STORMS & CYCLONES

068

Do & Learn: Make a windvane anemometer, wind sock, water shower and understand • The effects of wind speed on the pressure • How to calculate the speed of the wind. • How to know the direction of the wind. Understand the categorization of winds and storms and their cause through illustrations and exercises.

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TRANSPORTATION IN ANIMALS AND PLANTS

079

Do & Learn: Make a mini heart model (one chamber) to understand • Working of One way Valves in Human heart and its importance in our circulatory system Play the circulatory system game to know • The properties and functions of RBC’s, WBC’s and Platelets • Intereseting facts (Life of RBC, WBC, food to increase RBC, WBC and platlete count etc) • Normal range for each of RBC, WBC and platelet and the consequences if otherwise. Perform an activity to understand the process of Y_TRAP_079_V1 transportation in Plants i.e. Transpiration

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GRADE - 7 MOTION & TIME

074

Do & Learn: Make a simple pendulum set with provision for adjusting the length of the pendulum to understand • Time period of a simple pendulum and how to calculate it • Dependence of time period on various factor (mass of the bob, length of the pendulum etc) Make a air propelling newton’s car to • Calculate speed of a moving object • Generate data to plot the distance time graph Y_MOTI_074_V1

ELECTRIC CURRENT & ITS EFFECTS

072

Do & Learn: Make an electromagnetic crane to understand • Magnetic effects of Electric current Electromagnetism • Real life applications of Electromagnetism. • Dependence of electromagnetic strength on number of turns, batteries, material used as core. Make a simple electric circuit using Nichorme wire to understand about heating effects of electric current. Y_ECEF_072_V1

LIGHT - IMAGE & OBJECT

071

Do & Learn: Make convex and concave mirrors to understand their working and differences. Make a ray optics set up to learn and understand • What is object, image and screen • How to capture an image on the screen using a biconvex lens Make different colours (secondary and tertiary) using primary and secondary colours. Y_LIIO_071_V1

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GRADE - 7 COMPARING QUANTITIES

076

Do & Learn: Make conversion tools (Using elastic bands, sliders and rulers) to learn and understand • Ratios, fractions, decimals and percentages • How to convert fractions to percentages and vice versa. • How to converty decimals to percentages and vice versa. • Compare fractions by converting them to either decimals or percentages. Y_COQU_076_V1 Play the fraction game and understand use of comparing different quantities.

TRIANGLE & ITS PROPERTIES

077

Do & Learn: Use a puzzle with different types of triangles to understand and verify • Classification of triangles based on angles - Acute, Obtuse, Right angled • Different properties of triangles: angle-sum,sidesum, exterior angle. • Medians and altitudes Make different types of triangles using triangle board to understand and verify • Classification of triangles based on sides equilateral, isosceles and scalene • Different properties of triangles

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EXPONENTS & POWERS

073

Do & Learn: Play a game on exponents and their identities, exponent saga to understand and practise • Laws of exponents. • Operations on exponents. • Estimating size of different objects in terms of powers of 10.

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‘Teaching concepts with hands-on experiments and their uses in our daily lives shall make learning a very happy experience.These tools are going to help us in many ways’ Ms.Rama Sen,Teacher,DPS Gachibowli

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GRADE - 7

ROTATIONAL SYMMETRY

070

Do & Learn: Make a model to understand • Rotational symmetry in different shapes • Verify if a shape is rotationally symmetric or not. • Order of rotational symmetry and how to find it.

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GRADE - 8 SYNTHETIC FIBRES & PLASTICS

089

Do & Learn: • Make a model to test the strength of different polymers, • Make a linear chain polymenr - OOBLEK and a cross linkage polymer to understand their individual properties and differences. • Perform a test to identify synthetic and natural fibres. • Make shapes using thermosetting plastic to understand how they differs from thermoplastics Y_SYFP_089_V1

CONSERVATION OF WILDLIFE

091

Do & Learn: Play the Human vs Wild game to understand • Importance of conserving wildlife • Consequences of Deforestation • Various ways to conserve wildlife - Sanctuary, National park, Biosphere Reserve etc. • Conservation status of animals - Red data book

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GRADE - 8 FORCE,PRESSURE & AREA

081

Do & Learn: Make pressure meter and projectile launcher to understand • Relation between force, pressure and area and pascals law • Force transmission happens in fluids (liquids and gases) • Basics of projectile motion.

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FRICTION

090

Do & Learn: Make hydraulic disc break and ball bearing to know understand • Dfferent types of friction( static, sliding, rolling) and their diffrences. • Effect of lubricant (grease, powder) on friction • How to identify the type of friction in different situations • Compare the three types of friction based on their strength. Y_FRON_090_V1

SOUND - VIBRATIONS

086

Do & Learn: Make a sound instrument- musical balloon and a vibration meter to understand • Difference between frequency and amplitude • How to change frequncy and amplitude of sound in an instrument. Make a toy telephone to underrstand how sound travels through solids

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GRADE - 8

CHEMICAL EFFECTS OF ELECTRIC CURRENT

082

Do & Learn: Make a miniature electroplating unit to understand • Chemical effects of electric current by depositing copper over different materials - iron nail, woden stick, iron sheet and alluminium sheet. • Real life application of electroplating.

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STATIC ELECTRICITY

092

Do & Learn: • Make a static spinner to understnad the types of charges and their nature. • Make an electroscope - an instrument to prove the presence of static charge • Make a polarity finder instrument that helps in understanding triboelecteic series.

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LIGHT & REFLECTIONS

085

Do & Learn: Make a multiple reflection unit to understand and verify • Reflection, multiple reflections and laws of reflection. • Derive the formula for number of images formed between two mirrors at different angles - Multiple reflections. Make an activity bird in a cage to understand persistence of vision. Y_LIRE_085_V1

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GRADE - 8 UNDERSTAND QUADRILATERALS

088

Do & Learn:

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Make differemt quadrilaterals using a geo board, screws, rubber bands, protractor & scale to verify • If opposite sides are equal • If opposite angles are equal • If opposite sides are parallel • If adjacent pairs of sides are equal • If diagonals are equal • If diagonals are perpendicular • Do diagonals bisect each other • No. of 900 angles

VISUALISING SOLID SHAPES

083

Do & Learn: • Make different shapes (cube, cuboid, prism, pyramid, cylinder, cone) using the given nets and learn to visualize different shapes from different angles. • Make different 3d structures for the given views( front, top) using unit cubes. • Make different 3d structures using the unit cubes and draw their front and top views Y_VISS_83_V1

MENSURATION SURFACE AREA & VOLUMES

087

Do & Learn: Make cubes and cuboids of different sizes and use unit cubes to understand and.verify • Surface area formulae of solid shapes using nets. • Volume formulae of solid shapes using unit cubes. • Difference between volume and capacity.

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GRADE - 8

GRAPHS - PIE CHART

084

Do & Learn: Make a self adjustable pie chart model to understand • Representation of data in a pie chart and its relation to propertis of circle. • Compare different parts of whole Convert pie diagram to a line graph Application of graphs in real life. Y_GRPC_084_V1

GRADE - 9 IS MATTER AROUND US PURE?

097

Do & Learn: Make different models ( centrifuge, chromatograph) to Understand • Different methods of separation of mixtures • Difference between mixtures and pure substances Make a colloidal solution(milk) by mixing oil and water using emulsification process.

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COMPOUND FORMATION

096

Do & Learn: Use ionic puzzles to understand • Types of ions - cations and anions • Criss - cross rule by forming ionic compounds. • Underlying principle behind balancing of chemical equations

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GRADE - 9 STRUCTURE OF AN ATOM

094

Do & Learn: Build a model to simulate Rutherfords experiment through an anology to • Understand the experiment and the underlying principle • Understand Rutherfords deductions and thereby arrive at the atomic structure. Make a Bohrs atomic model to • Understand Atomic number, mass number electronic configurarion, valency, isotopes and isobars. Y_STAT_094_V1

THE FUNDAMENTAL UNIT OF LIFE

093

Do & Learn: Make a scaled up plant and animal cell model to • Understand their individual structures • Learn about their sturctural differences. Play an exciting cell dominos game , cellinos, to • Learn and understand the function of different cell organelles

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FORCE & LAWS OF MOTION

098

Do & Learn: Make a model to verify law of inertia. Make a Newton cycloid model to verify and understand • Newton’s second law of motion • Law of conservation of momentum • Conservation of momentum in multiple marble collision. Make a Newton’s spinner to understand the third law of motion Y_FOLM_098_V1

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GRADE - 9

GRAVITATION

100

Do & Learn: Make a spring balance to understand • Difference between mass and weight. • Calibration and calibrate the spring balance using marbles. Make a miniature boat to understand • How heavy ships float by floating a marble • Difference between the volume of the shape and volume of the material Make an Archimedies principle set up to verify the Y_GRAV_100_V1 principle

WORK & ENERGY

101

Do & Learn: Make a trebuchet to understand • Potential and kinetic energy and their interconversion. • Law of conservation of energy • Factors that effect the potential energy possessed by an object.

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SOUND - FREQUENCY & AMPLITUDE

048

Do & Learn: Make a wave generator to understand • Charecteristics of sound wave - frequency, wavelength, amplitude • Relation between frequemcy amd wavelength • What is sound wave? - a pressure wave • Propogation of a sound wave through a medium as a longitudinal wave

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GRADE - 9 CO-ORDINATE GEOMETRY

095

Do & Learn: Rock your brains with challenging exercises to establish the need for co-ordinate system. • Play co-ordinate battleship to practise the representation in the co-ordinate system. • Learn how to visualize the co-ordinate system - find the point for the given coordinates and vice versa • Practcal applications of coordinate system

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TRIANGLES - CONGRUENCE

103

Do & Learn: • Make a magnetic triangle construction tool to understamd and derive different tests for congruency of triangles(SSS, SAS, ASA, RHS) • Complete a matching exercise to verify congruency in different shapes. • Make moulds for the given nuts and understand congruence in real life

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AREAS OF PARALLELOGRAMS & TRIANGLES Do & Learn: Make tools to verify • Properties of parallelogram. • Triangle - mid point theorem • Area of triangles and parallelograms drawn between same parallel lines • Proving area of triangle = 1/2 area of parallelogram drawn on the same base.

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GRADE - 10

CHEMICAL REACTIONS & EQUATIONS

107

Do & Learn: • Mix chemicals and perform experiments to understand types of chemical reactions • Displacement reactions • Redox reactions (Blue bottle experiment) • Exothermic and Endothermic reaction

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CARBON AND ITS COMPOUNDS

109

Do & Learn: • Make 2D structures of carbon compounds using puzzle components to understand • Different types of bonds and their relative lengths • Homologus series - Alkane, Alkene, Alkynes etc • Structures of functional groups (Halides, Aldehydes, Ketone, Carboxyllic acid) • Structural isomerism

• Make lewis do structures of carbon compounds by overlapping transparent slims. • Make 3D Structure of Methane to understand the 3D aspects.

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LIFE PROCESSES

105

Do & Learn: • Make an experimental set up to see concentration of CO2 in respiration. • Make a working heart model and understand • The working of heart chambers • Importance of one way valves in facilitating blood circulation through out the body • Illustrative explainations on resipiration in underwater animals. Y_LIPR_105_V1

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GRADE - 10 CONTROL AND COORDINATION

115

Do & Learn: • Make a reaction time meter stick to calculate your reaction time • Make a model to understand the working of the reflex action arc. • Play an exciting mega brain boost game to understand • Different parts of the brain and their function. • Which part of brain governs which of our daily activities. Y_COCO_115_V1

HERIDITY & EVOLUTION

110

Do & Learn: 1. Make sketches of wolves for different outcomes of punnet square and understand how parental characters are passed on to the offsprings 2. Play a strategy game “Survival of the fittest game” and breed your own monsters to understand • Dominance and co-dominance genes • How the dominant gene changes based of different circumstances. Y_HEEV_110_V1

HUMAN EYE AND COLOURFUL WORLD

104

Do & Learn: Make a normal eye model to understand • Structure of human eye • How images are formed in human eyeKnow the different parts of the eye Make an adjustable lens to understand • How our eye lense work • Different types of catract, their cause and cure Make an eye with hypermetropia and a convex lens spectacle to understand the defect and its correction. Y_HECW_104_V1

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GRADE - 10

ELECTRICITY SERIES & PARALLEL

114

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Make an electric circuit using bulb and resistors to understand the effect of resistance on current in the circuit Connect bulbs in series and parallel circuits and compare the brightness of bulbs in both the types of circuits Connect 2 resistors in series and parallel and compare the current in both types of connections Making a variable resistance (rheostat) and observe a smooth change in current using a bulb in the circuit

MAGNETIC EFFECTS OF ELECTRIC CURRENT - DC MOTOR

112

Do & Learn: • Make a straight conductor and observe its magnetic effect on a compass • Make a circular conductor and observe its magnetic effect on a compass • Make a solenoid and find the direction of magnetic field in and around it using a compass • Make a working model of a DC motor and understand its function Y_MEEC_112_V1

INTRODUCTION TO TRIGONOMETRY

106

Do & Learn: Make a fixed-angle and variable-lengths triangle to • Verify the trigonometric ratios for different sides Make a variable-angle and fixed hypotenuse triangle to • Find the values of various trigonometric ratios Make a model that is a useful mnemonic for the values of common ratios (0°, 30°, 45°, 60°, 90°) • Identify sides in relation to given angles in various triangles to • Derive trigonometric identities Y_INTR_106_V1

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GRADE - 10 APPLICATIONS OF TRIGONOMETRY

108

Do & Learn: • Make a triangular model with variable angle and sides to calculate various trigonometric ratios • Make a hand-hend fixed angle (45°) instrument to calculate the height of an object from the ground • Make a Clinometer and determine the angle of elevation or depression of any point from the horizontal

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CIRCLES

111

Do & Learn: Using the Circles board as a guide, make lines and angles to understand different properties of a circle • Tangents and secants • Angle between tangent and radius • Number of tangents from a point • Lengths of tangents from a common point • Relation between tangent and secant from a point Verify the alternate segment theorem, secant theorem Y_CIRC_111_V1

PROBABILITY

113

Do & Learn: • Make a spinning pointer and measure the probability of its direction in 4 quadrants • Make an apparatus to distribute beans into compartments by passing them through obstacles (Galton board) and measure the probability of each compartment

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SCIENCE & MATH PROJECT LIST GRADES 1-10

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