Creating a positive attitude about Math.

We speak about evergreen heroes in our movies, but when it comes to the education system, Math is the ‘evergreen villain‘. Most(but not all) students hate or fear Math. And…

Running the Rio show

As teams from across continents sweat it out to go faster, higher, stronger, here’s a re-look at the numbers that the organizers deal with in order for smooth and fair conduct...

A Hap-pi Day!

22nd July… or rather 22/7…. Does that seem familiar? Yes! It seems like the fraction 22/7 – an approximation for pi! While the west celebrates Pi day on 14th March(...

The Big and Small of things…

Somethings in the Universe are huge – really huge. Like the milky way that is 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 m across. And some things are small – really really small, like a grain of salt...

What’s in a number name?

“What’s in a name?” , Shakespeare’s Juliet famously asked. “That which we call a rose, By any other name would smell as sweet“, she reasoned.  Obviously, no one can contradict...

Schools Re-Open

A new beginning

For students in most part of the country, this week marks a new beginning – a fresh start to another academic year. New beginnings are always exciting, for they give...

Uncommon Units

Units of measurement – of length , area , weight, temperature… Of course our all so familiar units – from meter to degree centigrade, even Kelvin , tonne and acre....