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Uploaded on Aug 5, 2010
Make these Matchstick Models with cycle valve tube, matchsticks and a long needle. Valve tube is a black rubber tube which is available even in remote villages. Two matchsticks go very snugly at the ends of the valve tube. Make many 2-D shapes like triangles, squares, pentagons and hexagons. With a needle make joints of 3, 4, 5 and 6. Then make numerous 3-D shapes. This low-cost, home spun mecanno has been used by millions of children in India. http://www.arvindguptatoys.com/toys/m... This work was supported by IUCAA and Tata Trust. This film was made by Ashok Rupner TATA Trust: Education is one of the key focus areas for Tata Trusts, aiming towards enabling access of quality education to the underprivileged population in India. To facilitate quality in teaching and learning of Science education through workshops, capacity building and resource creation, Tata Trusts have been supporting Muktangan Vigyan Shodhika (MVS), IUCAA's Children’s Science Centre, since inception. To know more about other initiatives of Tata Trusts, please visit www.tatatrusts.org