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Science STEMs from Curiosity
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October 14, 2022October 14, 2022

Science STEMs from Curiosity

The world of STEM is a world of inclusivity and participation. We know that it is only through the constant effort and participation of people from all backgrounds and walks of life, that the finest discoveries and inventions happen year after year. In light of national disability employment month being celebrated in the USA, we...

Big step for ISRO, Giant leap for India: SSLV Launch
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August 14, 2022September 29, 2022

Big step for ISRO, Giant leap for India: SSLV Launch

When the Indian National Committee for Space Research (INCOSPAR) was established by the Indian government in 1962, India decided to enter space. The INCOSPAR organization established the Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station (TERLS) near Thiruvananthapuram for upper atmospheric research under the leadership of the brilliant Dr Vikram Sarabhai. The former INCOSPAR was replaced by the...

Extra Terrestrials: How and Where to Find Them
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August 12, 2022September 29, 2022

Extra Terrestrials: How and Where to Find Them

Man has always been fascinated by space. We have gone from worshipping the moon to walking on it; we have gone from observing mars to sending rovers there; we have overcome gravity through rockets. Who knows what will happen next? A few weeks back, I had an encounter with ETs. Yes, Extra-Terrestrials, and quite a...

On Fruits Going Extinct: O ye Gods! How I shall Dine
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August 8, 2022September 29, 2022

On Fruits Going Extinct: O ye Gods! How I shall Dine

Increased temperatures of the planet are causing climate change, and as we have discussed in various blogs previously, climate change has devastating effects on life on Earth. From Animals and plants losing habitat to entire species of fruits, plants, and animals facing the threat of extinction, the consequences of human action are far-reaching. These changes...

World Nature Conservation Day 2022: For Nature the Bells Toll
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July 28, 2022September 29, 2022

World Nature Conservation Day 2022: For Nature the Bells Toll

“As for the future, it is not a question of foreseeing it, but of making it possible.” Antoine De Saint Exupery The requirement to conserve the world is imminent, and as we keep celebrating days, weeks, and months to spread awareness about this threat to the planet, we wonder how much longer it will take...

Plastic-Free July
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July 25, 2022September 29, 2022

Plastic-Free July

Recycling is a very well-known and popular concept. Almost everyone on the face of this planet has either heard or read about recycling throughout their lifetime. Despite that, approximately 12.7 million tonnes of plastic annually enter the oceans. In India, approximately 3 kgs of plastic are used by a single person every year, which adds...

International Mud Month
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June 29, 2022June 29, 2022

International Mud Month

In 2009, several students from Bold Park Community School teamed up with the boys of Nepal’s Panchkhal orphanage to honour the visceral and primitive bond we all have with the Earth and the natural world. Bold Park took advantage of the chance to raise donations for Nepal’s less-fortunate children. Since that eventful beginning, schools, families,...

The Mozart Effect: Commemorating World Music Day
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June 21, 2022June 21, 2022

The Mozart Effect: Commemorating World Music Day

21st June is celebrated as World Music Day every year. To commemorate this occasion, we are going to dive into the science behind the world of music and see how it benefits us. Music is perhaps one of the best things that humans have ever invented. It is the evidence of mankind’s abstract thought, of...

A Tribute to Father’s Day
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June 19, 2022June 21, 2022

A Tribute to Father’s Day

Father’s Day is a day of celebrating and honouring fatherhood and paternal bonds. In India, Father’s Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of the month of June every year. Let us celebrate this day by commemorating our Fathers! To be called ‘The Father’ of something, in various fields, means to be the man who...

STEM Moving Towards STEAM
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June 17, 2022June 17, 2022

STEM Moving Towards STEAM

For a long time, STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) has been considered essential for teaching critical thinking skills and instilling a passion for innovation. It has been observed that STEM assists in problem-solving and exploratory learning that fuel success across a variety of tasks and disciplines. Recently, a new approach to STEM Education has...