Planets of the Solar System | #aumsum

Our topic for today is Planets of the Solar System. The eight planets in their increasing order of distance from the Sun are Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune. They revolve around the Sun in definite orbits. Mercury is the smallest planet in the solar system. As Mercury is nearest to the […]

Electrical Conductivity | #aumsum

Electrical Conductivity. Electrical conductivity is the ability of a material to conduct electricity. Take an electrical circuit consisting of a bulb, cell, wire and a switch. Connect wood to the circuit. The bulb does not glow indicating that wood is a poor conductor of electricity. Connect a paper roll to the circuit. The bulb does […]

Human Eye | #aumsum

Our topic for today is Human Eye. The human eye is one of the most valuable sense organs that enables us to see the world around us. Let us study about the different parts of an eye. Sclera is a tough outer coat that protects the entire eyeball. Choroid is a vascular layer of the […]

Why is nuclear fusion not used to generate electricity? | #aumsum

Topic: Nuclear fusion. Why is nuclear fusion not used to generate electricity? You really want to know the answer to this, right? But wait. Before answering the question, let us understand what is meant by nuclear fusion. When two lighter nuclei combine to form a heavy nucleus, a large amount of energy is released. This […]

Light | Videos for Kids | #aumsum

Our topic for today is Introduction to Light. Light is a form of energy that enables us to see all the things around us. The main source of light on the earth is the sun. Plants are able to prepare their own food using sunlight. Some other objects also give out light. They are known […]

Force, Work and Energy for Kids | #aumsum

Our topic for today is Force, Work and Energy. Force is the push or pull applied on an object. It can move a stationary object or stop a moving object. Force can also change the speed and direction of a moving object. If enough force is applied, it can also change the shape or size […]