Have you ever noticed that when you are in a car, or a bus, travelling on a straight road, the Sun appears to move right along with you?
While telephone poles and trees close to the road, whiz past in the blink of an eye, the Sun is always visible throughout the journey. No matter how fast Daddy drives, you just cannot leave the Sun behind.
Strangely enough, the trees nearer the road disappear from your range of vision more quickly than the trees further off....
Matchstick Models [Illustrations by D.K. Sharma] “Science, in essence, is a viewpoint — a worldview, an ability to critically examine phenomenon. It is an ability to see patterns, structures, sequences, trends, commonalities, regularities and generalities — in short, an ability to perceive and discover an order in the universe. From this point of view, every object is a piece of scientific apparatus and every child a budding scientist.”
— Arvind Gupta,...
Whether it’s your birthday party or your grandfather’s, it’s an ideal occasion to make the conical caps at home. Making them can be more exciting than buying them.
The things you need:
Chart paper (12 inches x 18 inches)
Cone Caps [Illustrations by Shinod AP] Step 1: Use the 12 inch side of the chart paper as the height and the 18 inch side as the base....
Cotton Wool Doll
You thought cotton could be used only in bandages, or to clean wounds? Well, we found another use for it. We made a doll out of a roll of cotton.
Things you need:
One roll of cotton (ours was
Stick ‘em stones, or sticking ‘bindi’.
A pair of scissors.
Doll-making  Step 1:
Take the roll of cotton and unfold it.
Cut off a length of 12 inches, which is five-and-a-half inches in height....
Where: Manado, Indonesia
May 14, 2009 : The World Ocean’s Conference, a two-day meeting of ministers and officials from more than 80 countries was held in Manado, Indonesia. Rising sea levels, warming waters and increased acidity caused by global warming were some of the major issues discussed here.
A World Wildlife Fund report released to coincide with the conference reveals that the coral reefs stretching across south-east Asia will disappear by the end of the century....
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