S2E11 Cube Chatshaala: Exploring New Ways of Learning

Learning STEM through Investigation
An invitation to construct new IDEAS/Research questions.




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Timing:5.30 pm to 9.30 pm
Webinar will be recorded and recording link will be post in the same thread after the webinar.

Looking forward to your participation.

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Whiteboard Screenshot from CUBE CHATSHAALA discussion
@saswathy679 Found Cardamine plants from one of the plant Nursery and she also got some Cardamine seeds from one of her CUBE Collaborators. @saswathy679 Please share pictures of Cardamine plants that you are culturing now in your CUBE HOME LAB
CARDAMINE(CUBE Model system) is giving CONTEXT for not only understanding GENETIC ENGINEERING but also Mode of Action of Antibiotics , Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Evolution and Instrumentation!!!
we Listed some of Antibiotics and tried to understand mode of Action of Kanamycin and Penicillin antibiotics, One Genuine question was being asked by School cubist during CUBE CHATSHAALA that why are we only using Kanamycin as selection marker why not other Antibiotics like Penicillin and Streptomycin…
we tried to drew diagram of an Animal cell, Plant cell and Bacterial cell in order to understand where actually this Penicillin is acting…
we had Detailed discussion on what’s the composition of Bacterial cell wall and where exactly this Penicillin is acting?..
Plant cell wall is made of Cellulose and Hemicellulose…
Bacterial cell wall is made of Peptidoglycan…
An experimental set up was made by @Nazish in order to see the affect of kanamycin Antibiotic on Cardamine seeds Germination. can we do Quantitative assay to estimate the Chlorophyll content…

Please click on the above given links to see Nazish work on Cardamine seeds…


CUBE Chatshaala on 4th October 2020


20 CUBists from 19 centres joined the webinar.

Breach Candy, South Mumbai: Arunan MC
Thane, Maharashtra: Anshu Kadam
Kozhikode, Kerala: Arunima
Thriprayar, Kerala: Aswathy Suresh
Kolkata, West Bengal: Batul P
Solapur, Maharashtra: Drishtant
Adarsh Vidyalaya, Mumbai: Dhanashree Chandankar
Narsing HS School, Assam: Hasina Begam
Moradabad, UP: Kiran Yadav
Gwalior, MP: Komal Singh
Narsing HS School, Assam: Krishnendu Roy
Patna, Bihar: Kriti
Kandassankadavu, Kerala: Lakshmy PJ
Andheri, Mumbai: Mandar Chavan
DSC, Delhi: P. Chitralekha
Mulund, Mumbai: Priti Kanade
Panvel, Maharashtra: Shraddha Sonavane
Palakkad, Kerala: Shyam TG
Thanniam, Kerala: Sidhy PP
Sonari, Assam: Susanta Tanti