Archive for April, 2011

Using case studies in the classroom

April 29, 2011

Interactive teaching methods have taken a new dimension, with the use of case studies in the classroom. Case studies have been used for a long time in various fields of education, such as management, medicine, law etc. Many students learn better with the help of examples and as such using case studies helps them...
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Non-conventional sources of energy

April 25, 2011

Non-conventional sources of energy are those which comes from natural sources such as sunlight, wind, rain etc. These are the resources which will not get exhausted even with constant use. With the growing need for alternative energy sources, it is important to make use of the other available sources to generate energy. Some of...
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Conventional sources of energy

April 25, 2011

Energy comes in various forms, namely renewable and non-renewable. Renewable sources of energy are also known as non-conventional, while non-renewable sources are known as conventional forms of energy. Coal, petroleum and natural gas are some of the examples of a conventional energy source. These take many thousands of years to form and it is...
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Components of the ecosystem

April 25, 2011

Ecosystem refers to the environment wherein all the living and non-living beings live and interact. We can find various ecosystems, such as aquatic ecosystem, urban ecosystem, arctic tundra, coral reef, etc. Whatever be the type of ecosystem, there are 2 main components, which make it up – the living(biotic) and non-living(abiotic). Biotic components are...
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Let us learn about the Child Labor facts

April 20, 2011

Child labor is the practice of involving young children below the age of 14 years into work. The age limit varies in different countries depending upon their laws. The maximum age limit may vary from14-16 years too. This is a evil that takes away the essence of childhood and deprives the children from their...
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