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Oktoberfest

S Upendran
Why is Oktoberfest observed in the month of October and how did it get its name? What are the other events that make this month special? Continuing our series on months and their names.

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Disappearing sand dunes?

Nina Subramani
What role do sand dunes play along the coast? How do they act as a natural barrier and protect the coast from strong winds? How are they formed and are there different types of sand dunes? This edition of Classroom Update takes us on a reading journey about sand dunes and their importance in our natural environments.

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Reverse engineering

Reverse engineering is the thorough examination of a device or a product to understand its mechanism and the way it functions. It can be used in different fields. By using this principle in the classroom, children’s curiosity is increased and they learn to grow holistically. An important point to keep in mind is to ensure that teachers create working models of the curriculum and relate them to real life applications.

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