For Children in Grades 4, 5, 6, 7 in 2020-21

  • Sensing the World Around Us
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    29-Jun-2020, 4:00 pm IST
    M/ W/ F/ M/ W (4:00pm- 5:00pm)
    Can we go on a nature walk or on a safari while we are in 'lockdown'? With a bit of imagination and our five senses let's see if we can make this possible.
  • Math Adventures in Problem Solving: Perplexing Patterns
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    25-Jun-2020, 8:30 am IST
    Th/Sa/T/Th/Sa/T/Th (830-1000am)
    Mathematics is rich in patterns within patterns, and you will explore many of them in this course as you solve challenging problems and puzzles that expand your mathematical horizons while connecting in surprising ways to the mathematics you are learning in school.
  • Learning Math through Origami
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    18-Jun-2020, 4:00 pm IST
    Th/ Sa/ T/ Th/ Sa (400pm - 500pm)
    See a Mathematical World in a piece of paper! This course will train the eye to look for mathematics at unlikely places. Students will appreciate the value of finding patterns and asking questions about them by working only with a piece of paper. No pencils, pens, or other tools will be used.
  • Discover Bridge Through Hool
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    08-Jun-2020, 10:00 am
    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sun, Tue (1000-1130h)
    Bridge is a game of mathematics - an effective and fun vehicle for introducing concepts such as Probability, Percentage, Inferential Reasoning/Proof, and Value Assessment to children.
  • Science in the Culinary World- Part 2 (A Hands-on course)
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    04-Jun-2020, 6:15 pm IST
    Th/ Sa/ M/ W/ F (615pm - 715pm)
    Go deeper into some of the ideas introduced in Part 1- learning about the functionality of various ingredients & how viscosity & surface tension affect our experience of food. Learn to make finger-licking dishes and give a great experience using the latest techniques and ingredients.

For Children Entering Grades 8, 9, 10 in 2020

  • The Economy of the Modern Internet: An Introduction
    The Economy of the Modern Internet: An Introduction
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    27-Jul-2020, 4:30 pm IST
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri (430pm - 530pm)
    Learn to understand and appreciate the economics of "free", the "attention" economy, the "reputation" economy, etc., and how to navigate and thrive in this new world.
  • New Thinking for a New World: Food
    New Thinking for a New World: Food
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    27-Jul-2020, 4:00 pm IST
    Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat (4pm - 515pm)
    Appreciate how you can can go beyond ‘linear thinking’ and think more effectively using the ideas of systems, diversity, resilience, vulnerability, flexibility and adaptation.
  • Intro to Game Theory & its Applications in the Real World
    Intro to Game Theory & its Applications in the Real World
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    20-Jul-2020, 4:30 pm IST
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri (430pm - 530pm)
    Learn more about the strategies and tactics for dealing with lots of real life scenarios - e.g. exam prep, group study, business, economics - through an understanding of Game Theory, facilitated mainly through Role Play!
  • International Relations and Decision Making in challenging times
    International Relations and Decision Making in challenging times
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    13-Jul-2020, 4:30 pm IST
    M/ W/ F/ Sa/ M/ W/ F (430-6 pm)
    Apply theories of international relations to world problems, such as international conflict, economic crises, and the current global pandemic. Create a marketing campaign to advise world leaders on dealing with these crises.
  • Owning or Sharing? New Thinking for a New World
    Owning or Sharing? New Thinking for a New World
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    13-Jul-2020, 2:45 pm IST
    M/ W/ F/ Sa (245pm- 400pm)
    In this course, we try to understand how choices about what we own and what we share influence the future of our common world. We enjoy walking in a lush, green park free of traffic, and cycling on tree-lined streets. We don't own these though- shouldn't we be paying someone for these?
  • Math Adventures in Problem Solving: Sequences & Series
    Math Adventures in Problem Solving: Sequences & Series
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    11-Jul-2020, 8:30 am IST
    Sa/T/Th/Sa/T/Th/Sa (0830 - 1000am)
    Explore and visualize tantalizing mathematical secrets hiding in patterned lists of numbers, while opening pathways to a deeper understanding of real-world phenomena - from finance to ecology.
  • Inventing Mathematics: Groups and Symmetry
    Inventing Mathematics: Groups and Symmetry
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    10-Jul-2020, 6:00 pm IST
    F/ M/ W/ F/ M/ W/ F (600-730pm)
    Become a mathematical inventor who creates and analyzes operations and rules of new mathematical systems! In doing so, you make connections to familiar real-world contexts and gain a deeper understanding of both number and geometry topics from school mathematics.
  • Intro to Modern Cryptography
    Intro to Modern Cryptography
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    06-Jul-2020, 4:00 pm IST
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri (4pm - 5pm)
    A hands-on course in which the students will be introduced to the mathematics behind modern cryptography. They will use Python programs to understand, explore and implement simplified versions of modern encryption schemes, and how they are used in real-life scenarios.
  • Intro to Estimation Skills: Fermi Problems, and more...
    Intro to Estimation Skills: Fermi Problems, and more...
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    29-Jun-2020, 5:30 pm
    M/ W/ F/ M/ W (530pm- 630pm)
    A practical introduction to "estimating" anything in our universe! An essential skill (more so in the 21st century, where google can tell us everything - thereby losing opportunities to think in a modular fashion), it's no surprise that this is a standard interview feature for tech/ consulting firms
  • Intro to Cryptography
    Intro to Cryptography
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    29-Jun-2020, 4:00 pm IST
    Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri (4 - 5pm)
    A hands-on course that introduces students to the history of secret codes and code-breaking.
  • Computational Modeling in the Natural and Social Sciences
    Computational Modeling in the Natural and Social Sciences
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    25-Jun-2020, 5:00 pm IST
    Th/ Fr/ Mo/ Tu/ We/ Th/ Fr (5 - 630pm)
    This course is designed for future scientists, engineers, researchers, business entrepreneurs, and financial analysts and introduces them to using computational models to understand natural and social phenomena. It draws upon the latest tools and research.
  • Math Adventures in Problem Solving: Geometric Designs
    Math Adventures in Problem Solving: Geometric Designs
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    24-Jun-2020, 6:00 pm IST
    W/ F/ M/ W/ F/ M/ W (600-730pm)
    Get a peek into the beauty of mathematics as you analyze the intricate mathematical structures hiding in geometric designs such as stars, rings, and tiling patterns made from polygons.
  • A Tale of 2 Democracies: India and the US
    A Tale of 2 Democracies: India and the US
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    24-Jun-2020, 4:30 pm IST
    W/ F/ M/ W/ F/ M/ W (430-6 pm)
    Using India and the US as case studies, you will hone your research, writing, and speaking skills through discussion and debate. Deepen your understanding of democracy and leadership and create a policy brief for your leaders.
  • Discover Bridge Through Hool (AM)
    Discover Bridge Through Hool (AM)
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    20-Jun-2020, 9:30 am IST
    Sat, Sun, Sat, Sun (0930-1100h)
    Bridge is a game of mathematics - an effective and fun vehicle for introducing concepts such as Probability, Percentage, Inferential Reasoning/Proof, and Value Assessment to children.
  • Intro to Astrophysics
    Intro to Astrophysics
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    18-Jun-2020, 5:30 pm IST
    Th/ Sa/ T/ Th/ Sa/ T/ Th (530pm- 700pm)
    Obtain insights into Astrophysics, without the need for much prior knowledge of Physics and Mathematics. Learn more about stars and galaxies in our universe, as also a brief introduction to Cosmology.
  • Kuttaka: Mathematical Elegance from Ancient India
    Kuttaka: Mathematical Elegance from Ancient India
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    17-Jun-2020, 8:00 pm IST
    W/ Sa/ W/ Sa (8pm- 915pm)
    Take a broad look at the Mathematics developed by the early Indian mathematicians/ astronomers, and dive deep into the Kuttaka method used to solve indeterminate equations with multiple solutions- the most elegant and effective method to do so, even today.
  • Plagues, History and the Growth of Modern Science
    Plagues, History and the Growth of Modern Science
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    17-Jun-2020, 6:30 pm IST
    W/ F/ Sa/ M/ W/ F/ S (630-800pm)
    Students who are interested in historical or scientific puzzles will learn how John Snow's amazing 'detective' work in identifying the cause of cholera led to the birth of epidemiology. Explore how diseases change history and what impact COVID 19 could have on the future?
  • Math Adventures in Problem Solving: Patterns and Algebra
    Math Adventures in Problem Solving: Patterns and Algebra
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    09-Jun-2020, 8:30 am IST
    T/Th/Sa/T/Th/Sa/T (0830 - 1000am)
    Engage in deep explorations of algebraic and numeric patterns by working on fascinating problems and puzzles that help you learn to think like a mathematician.
 

Courses Open to All

  • Science in the Culinary World
    Science in the Culinary World
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    30-Jun-2020, 6:15 pm IST
    T/ Th/ Sa/ T/ Th/ Sa/ T (615pm - 745pm)
    Get a flavour of what goes into making food the way it is made, and the extraordinary impact science has had on understanding not just the how of a recipe, but also the why of a recipe. Learn to make finger-licking dishes and give a great experience using the latest techniques and ingredients.
  • Discover Bridge Through Hool (Open to All)
    Discover Bridge Through Hool (Open to All)
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    22-Jun-2020, 8:30 pm IST
    Mon, Wed, Fri, Mon, Wed (2030-2200h)
    The benefits of Bridge have been well researched and documented: 1) Cognitive Workout, 2) Enhanced Immunity, and 3) Opportunity for Social Interaction. This can be a fantastic game for the entire family too!
  • Kuttaka: Mathematical Elegance from Ancient India
    Kuttaka: Mathematical Elegance from Ancient India
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    17-Jun-2020, 8:00 pm IST
    W/ Sa/ W/ Sa (8pm- 915pm)
    Take a broad look at the Mathematics developed by the early Indian mathematicians/ astronomers, and dive deep into the Kuttaka method used to solve indeterminate equations with multiple solutions- the most elegant and effective method to do so, even today.
  • Parenting Teenagers - Driving through the Storm
    Parenting Teenagers - Driving through the Storm
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    15-Jun-2020, 8:00 pm
    M, T, W, Th, F (8 - 9pm)
    Interact with an expert Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist and Parenting Coach on understanding self/ spouse/ your teen, practical tips for effective communication/ negotiation strategies, managing (undesirable) peer influences, and setting them up to be engaged, motivated, responsible, purposeful!
  • Science in the Culinary World- Part 2 (A Hands-on course)
    Science in the Culinary World- Part 2 (A Hands-on course)
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    04-Jun-2020, 6:15 pm IST
    Th/ Sa/ M/ W/ F (615pm - 715pm)
    Go deeper into some of the ideas introduced in Part 1- learning about the functionality of various ingredients & how viscosity & surface tension affect our experience of food. Learn to make finger-licking dishes and give a great experience using the latest techniques and ingredients.