Weekly Activities

fun and informative activities based on TTAS sessions!

You can do these activities anytime AND send us pictures of what you dID OR TELL US HOW YOU LIKED THEM!

New activities will be added each week.

ACTIVITY 14 - COMPLETE THE CONE SNAIL ANATOMY

JULY 16TH, 2022

Can you complete the anatomy of a cone snail with the following keywords:

HARPOON, VENOM DUCT, and SHELL

Send us your entries(along with your name and age) at talktoascientistindia@gmail.com

ACTIVITY 13 - SCOVILLE SCALE

JULY 5TH, 2022

Did you know there is a tool for measuring the pungency or spiciness of hot peppers?

The Scoville Scale measures the amount of 'Capsaicin' in the pepper.

Can you collect a few peppers from your kitchen or a vegetable shop, and arrange them according to the Scoville scale?

Send us your photos (with your name and age) to feature on the website!

ACTIVITY 12 - DRAW A SURGERY TRAY

JUNE 30TH, 2022

Can you draw a surgery tray with the necessary equipment?

How might this be different for a robotics-based surgery?

Email us your entries at talktoascientistindia@gmail.com

Also, check out our full YouTube video on Surgical Research with Chinmay Haridas

ACTIVITY 11 - CRISPR WORD SEARCH

JUNE 16TH, 2022

Can you find the five keywords associated with gene editing - CELL, CRISPR, DNA, GENE, and GENOME - in the puzzle?

Look horizontally, vertically, and diagonally!

Send us your answers at talktoascientistindia@gmail.com

SUBMISSIONS FOR CRISPR WORD SEARCH ACTIVITY

JANKI PATEL, 11 YEARS

Y. JAHNAVI, 14 YEARS

ACTIVITY 10 - COLLECTIVE ANIMAL BEHAVIOR

JUNE 11TH, 2022

Can you MATCH THE ANIMAL BEHAVIOR to the PHENOMENA?

Send us your answers at talktoascientistindia@gmail.com

ACTIVITY 9 - ANIMALS IN RESEARCH!

JUNE 4TH, 2022

The rabbit eye test used to evaluate chemicals is largely replaced by lab techniques!

Can you find a product in your house that states 'animal free testing'? If not animals, how do you think it was tested? (Hint: lotions, perfumes, lipsticks)

Send us your text or diagram or photo at talktoascientistindia@gmail.com.

ACTIVITY 8 - WRITING ABOUT SCIENCE!

Write a short paragraph on how science plays a role in your everyday life!

Email us your writing at talktoascientistindia@gmail.com.


Also, check out our full YouTube video on Science Writing with Dr. Surat Parvatam

SUBMISSIONS FOR SCIENCE WRITING ACTIVITY

Y. JAHNAVI, 14 YEARS

ACTIVITY 7 - UNSCRAMBLE THESE WORDS

MAY 13TH, 2022

Before our next session on brain plasticity, get your neurons firing with unscrambling these words.

Answers will be announced live in the session!

ACTIVITY 6 - CAN YOU FIND A WAY OUT OF THIS BRAIN TRAFFIC JAM?

MAY 6TH, 2022

Honk! Honk!

Can you get the cargo out of this brain traffic jam to reach the central region of the brain?

Send us your answers via email with your name and age!

SUBMISSIONS FOR BRAIN TRAFFIC JAM ACTIVITY

MAY 9TH, 2022

Y. JAHNAVI, 14 YEARS

JANKI PATEL, 10 YEARS

ACTIVITY 5 - CAN YOU SPOT THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN WOUND A AND B ?

APRIL 21, 2022

Can you spot three differences between

Wound A and Wound B?


Which one do you think more closely represents a biofilm?


Email us your answers at talktoascientistindia@gmail.com!

ACTIVITY 4 - CAN YOU FIND THE WORDS FATTY, LIVER & DISEASE IN THIS WORD JUMBLE ?

APRIL 12, 2022

Can you find the words 'FATTY', 'LIVER' and 'DISEASE' from this jumble?

Look horizontally, vertically and diagonally to find them all!

We will announce the answers in the live session!

ACTIVITY 3 - CAN YOU DRAW AN ORGANISM THAT AGES VERY SLOWLY OR DOES NOT AGE AT ALL?

APRIL 9 , 2022

Have you checked out our video on aging yet? If yes, can you draw an organism that ages very slowly or does not age at all?

Email us your drawing (be sure to add your name and age!) and we will feature all entries on our website!

ACTIVITY 2 - CAN YOU UNSCRAMBLE THESE WORDS ?

Check out slides from our session on Epidemiology for young minds for clues!

ACTIVITY 1 - CAN YOU DESIGN A SUSTAINABLE FARM?

MARCH 28, 2022

Can you design a sustainable farm showing TWO crop species? For clues and ideas on how to do this, check out our session video on ecology and agriculture.

Send us your drawing at talktoascientistindia@gmail.com and we will feature it on our website!

SUBMISSIONS FOR THE SUSTAINABLE FARM ACTIVITY !

Abhishumat Bhattacharya, 10 years

Aniruddha Mukherjee, 9 years