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Subha Das Mollick
Popular films can be used by teachers to explain physics concepts. However, teachers would need to identify portions that can elevate the classroom experience of the students. Chosen clips from the films should bring the ideas under discussion into sharp focus. This article explains how a clip from the popular film, Swades, can be used to teach the concept of energy.

Cinemaarts, May-June 2015 »

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Subha Das Mollick
“Every great theory begins as a heresy and ends as a prejudice.”
Albert Einstein had once said, “Common …

Cinemaarts, May-June 2015 »

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Ananda Shankar Jayant
‘Remember your basic physics class, and now find your centre of gravity’, I tell my young dance students.
‘Strengthen …

Cinemaarts, May-June 2015 »

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PK Thiruvikraman
Teachers usually despair that their students are more interested in watching a movie than sitting in a classroom; they …

Cinemaarts, May-June 2015 »

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Sayantan Mukherjee
The Theory of Everything is the exceptional story of the renowned astrophysicist and a living legend, Stephen Hawking …