Creatively communicative about science & nature.

The moth flutters and swirls, goes round and round, but does it make a sound? For it knows you are asleep. So when you see a drowsy moth, What should you do? Let it snore away. Inspired by a poem by David L. Harrison The country celebrated National Moth Week […]

If you are happy and you know it, do biodiversity…

The first part of the title of this blog, are words from a popular toddler’s / children’s song. It encourages children to focus on the emotion of happiness, associating it with simple activities like clapping, jumping, hopping, swirling etc. Example: If you are happy and you know it clap your […]

Bio-medical waste management and DMCH

I am Rupam Dev, from Darbhanga. I am an Aripana Education Fellow. I support the environment and sustainability education program at Aripana Foundation and other programs. Since past two months I am engaging intensively with issues of waste and sustainability and supporting various schools of Darbhanga to understand the issue […]

Looking back, looking forward.

This post was written just as 2020 was drawing to a close, as part of our favourite and mandatory year end reflective exercise! 2020 – definitely not just another year, thanks to Covid – is about to end! Another year, hopefully different, is about to begin. For us, at Aripana, […]

About a Tuesday Science class,online!

It is a month since we started supporting the teachers of Bansidas Kanya Madhya Vidyalay, a government school in Darbhanga, North Bihar to engage with students online. The Science classes, held every Tuesday and Friday for an hour, have achieved a rhythm and a happy place in the lives of […]

A Ready Reckoner for libraries.

We are very lucky to have some of the best minds in the field of library education in the country, guide us, as we, at Aripana, take baby steps towards helping schools and communities set up libraries. We make it a point to read something new everyday and today turned […]