Starter Program

Class VII Starter

This kit with 4 TACtivities is an introductory programme use to get a foot in the door

Standard

VII Standard

Duration

1 month

Commencement Date Batch commences every week​

Ongoing Programme

Chests The TACtivity material for some programmes will be delivered in multiple chests

1

Enroll By Batch commences every week​

Ongoing Programme

No of TACtivity™ Number of TACtivities that are included in the programme

4

Virtual Classes The Virtual Classroom is live interaction with the educator, designed to clarify doubts and encourage students to explore. Each class is of 60-90 minutes duration

Nile

Price All inclusive price including applicable taxes

₹ 900

According to curriculum prescribed by CBSE, ICSE and Karnataka Boards

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.

 

YOUR GUIDES


Vishal Bhatt

Course Developer

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

Course Developer

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.


Suchitha MP

Senior Educator

Suchitha has a Bachelor’s
Degree in Civil Engineering
and a Master’s Degree in
Computer Aided Design of
Structures
She is passionate about
science activities.
She has 3 years’ experience
as a science educator and
10 years of national/
international experience in
the engineering domain.
 
During her spare time, she likes to travel with family, immerse herself in crafts and reading.

Vanitha Nagaraj

Educator

Vanitha has an Engineering
Degree in Computer
Science. She chose to be an
educator and is deeply
involved in conducting
hands-on activities at
schools and developing
new activities.
 
Her hobbies are sketching, working out, reading metaphysics books (Jiddu Krishnamurti ,Ramana Maharshi etc), and meditation
What you will learn

The VII Starter programme consists of four TACtivities that have been chosen based on the VII standard syllabus across different boards.

The topics that are addressed are Heat, Reflection of light, Acids & Bases and Cells & Tissues. The TACtivities chosen to explore these topics are DIY Thermometer, Explore Optic Fibre, pH Indicator – Turmeric Vermillion, Microscope – Onion Cells.


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