i wonder… | Learning Astronomy by Observing Shadows

Alok Mandavgane and Varuni P will be in conversation with Amol Anandrao Kate.

I wonder webinar 11 Jan 2023 LN

How do we know our local noon, North-South (and other directions), latitude, and longitude at any location on earth? Are there ways in which we (teachers and our students) can find these out for ourselves? Is this possible during school hours? Do we need specialised equipment or experts to help us? What role do shadows play in this inquiry? 

Join us as we explore these and many more questions in an interactive discussion with Alok Mandavgane, Varuni P, and Amol Anandrao Kate.

The discussion will be in English.

Read the articles here:
https://​bit​.ly/​3​C​3FFCN and https://​bit​.ly/​3​I​BQboN

If you have any questions or ideas that you would like us to discuss regarding the topic during the webinar, kindly write to us at iwonder@​apu.​edu.​in

About the speakers

Alok Mandavgane is a software developer and an amateur astronomer who works at Aryabhat Foundation, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. He can be reached at alok.​mandavgane@​gmail.​com

Varuni P is an outreach associate at The Institute of Mathematical Sciences (IMSc), Chennai, Tamil Nadu. She can be reached at varuni@​imsc.​res.​in

Amol Anandrao Kate works with Azim Premji Foundation as a teacher educator and science resource person at Sirohi, Rajasthan. He can be reached at amol.​kate@​azimpremjifoundation.​org

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