We the Team
Harminder Kaur Suri --- Lead Coach ,KV1 Ambala,Haryana ,India
Ashok Sengupta--Assistant Coach,KV AFS Jalahalli,Bangalore,India
The students of all the three Schools conducted a surveys at their repective places to find what local population think about myths related to stars.We the Coaches planned the type of activites to be done.The students visited Planeturium ,organised Digital Paintings and conducted Interviews of Research Scholars and Teachers from Universities and Primary schools in their respective Schools to find out the joyful activites done.The challenges faced in technology were met by Assistant coach by video conferencing.Internet research too helped us to solve the trouble shoots.
The students in this team belonged to differnt Income group ,Anushree and Sandeep worked form their home .Whereas the rest of them worked in their schools after school hours.The Coaches used their Laptops to work.All the members were online daily 1400 hrs to 2300 hrs.The those who had access to technology made the videos using varoius tools ,others with excellent language proffficeny uploaded the site .The lack of Planeturium at Ambala motivate dthe team to design Cost effective Planeturium.The team members adopted learning by doing pedagogy so that they can reach out to primary kids of low strata income and generate intreset about Astronomy -a little step towards International year of Astronomy 2009.
The pet Labra SULTAN who motivated the Lead coach to shoulder this responsibility .He also became a part of our video conferencing and use to brighten out spirits during trouble shoots.
Parampreet--Student Grade V KV1 Ambala
Sandeep ---Student Grade V KV 1 Ambala
Suraj--- Student Grade V KV1 Ambala
Anushree ---Student Grade VII KV OFK Jabalpur
Amith S---Student Grade IV Kv Bangalore
Anima --Student Grade VII Kv OF Jabalpur
All the pictures are taken by digital cameras with the Two coaches at the respective schools and at other school the child used digicam of her uncle.