ThinkTac Annual Programmes
VII Standard – ICSE Explore
The Explore programme for ICSE VII provides a comprehensive coverage of the science topics in the Syllabus.
The programme is divided into two parts:
Weekly TACtivities – For 10 weeks between December to February, the learner is presented with 2 TACtivities a week, that could be completed over the weekend. Learners will also participate in Virtual classrooms and collaborate with Educators and other learners in the Cohort. The weekly TACtivities will continue in the summer holidays (March and April) after a break during exam.
Exploration – Explore Magnetism in depth and learn how it is central to the 21st century way of life. Build your own Compass and Speaker and levitate things. The exploration is schedule for summer holidays when the learner has more time to explore and have fun with science
5th December 2017
5th December 2017
According to curriculum prescribed by ICSE Board
Why Join The ThinkTAC Programme?
ThinkTac Programmes are a fun and engaging way to learn Science. The hands-on experiential learning programme, uses a problem solving approach to deliver sustained learning outcomes while improving cognitive skills.
ThinkTac programmes consist of a series of tactile activities termed as TACtivities™ that are aligned with the curriculum of a child. TACtivities include making toys and experiments – both short and running up to a few weeks. These are supplemented with thought experiments, tactile enquiry and computer/ app-based games.
The ThinkTac Science programme currently covers Fifth to Eighth Standards for CBSE, ICSE and a few State Boards. The programme is designed to cover over 80% of all topics in the science curriculum with TACtivities and for the remaining, we have carefully curated resources.
The TACtivities are developed after extensive research, with experiential learning pedagogy. The learner is provided chests of materials for upto 40 TACtivities during an academic year. Cognitive Life Skills are integrated into various activities, making it also an experiential process.
The programme is designed to be interactive with an Educator responsible for each cohort. The Child uploads a photo / video after each TACtivity which is reviewed by the Educator, keeping track of the progress of every child. The Educator assesses the current capabilities of the learner and provides just enough support and additional assignments to enable the learner to take the next step, building confidence and capability at each step.
Vishal Bhatt joined Synopsys after completing his Masters in Computer Science from IIT Delhi.
Vishal has been focussed on hands-on learning for the last 5 years and has worked with Arvind Gupta and his team.
Procheta Mallik, PhD
Procheta Mallik has a Ph.D. in Astronomy (Glasgow).
Procheta is passionate about science education. He is an avid traveller, cricket freak and classical musician.
Shreya is currently pursuing her Bachelor of Science (BSc. Hons) Biology from Pennsylvania State University, USA
Apart from a passion towards science, she has a flair for documenting well articulated science write-ups.
Kailash’s modest educational background notwithstanding, he is quite talented in developing TACtivities.
He has an in-built knack for solving complex problems in a jiffy. Thanks to his creative streak, he will brilliantly create new TACtivities or refine existing ones to a new level altogether.
He is a big fan of music and specialises in the vocal aspect of music. Apart from music, his hobbies are electronics and basketball.
What you will learn
The Explore programme for ICSE VII provides a comprehensive coverage of the science topics in the Syllabus. The programme is divided into two parts:
Weekly TACtivities –For 10 weeks between December to February, the learner is presented with 2 TACtivities a week, that could be completed over the weekend. Learners will also participate in Virtual classrooms and collaborate with Educators and other learners in the Cohort. The weekly TACtivities will continue in the summer holidays (March and April) after a break during exam.
Exploration – Explore one of the most fundamental topics in physics – Kinematics in depth. Build your own Ticker Timer and perform experiments that help understand Speed and Acceleration. The exploration is scheduled for the summer holidays when the learner has more time to explore and have fun with science
Topics – The topics that are covered include Area, Volume, Density, Energy, Total Internal Reflection, Colour Subtraction , Colour Addition, Temperature, Heat Transfer, Thermal Conductivity , Loudness and Pitch, Sound Production, Sounds needs medium, Magnetism, Electromagnet, Applications of Electromagnetism, Battery, Resister, Electric Circuit, Matter Occupies Space, Compressibility, Physical and Chemical Changes, Types of changes with energy, Mixtures, Compound, Mixture Separation, Chemical Reaction, State, Precipitate, Gases Released, Smell, Colour, Metals & Non-metals &Properties, Metalloid, Oxygen in Air, Reduction in Mass, Combustion, Tissue, , Plants, Fungi, Excretory System, Nervous System, Allergies, Motion, General, Speed, Acceleration and Acceleration due to Gravity.