Arvind Gupta on science, teaching, parenting and turning trash to toys
The Punekar PodcastDecember 10, 2020x
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Arvind Gupta on science, teaching, parenting and turning trash to toys

Meet Padmashri Arvind Gupta, the man who revolutionized turning trash into seriously entertaining, well-designed toys that kids can build themselves while learning basic principles of science and design. He gave one of the most loved TED Talks of all times. Considered as one of Top50 innovators in the world, UNESCO advisor for science teaching, Arvind Gupta tells us why his provocative statement holds good - "The best thing that a child can do with a Toy is to Break it". He speaks to us about Atal Tinkering Labs (ATL) as a brilliant initiative of the present government. Also tells right parenting techniques to develop a scientific mindset amongst children. Amongst the several awards for his lifelong efforts to popularize science, he shares which one is closest to his heart and why. Author of 27 books, he has also translated more than 300 books to other languages, conducted science workshops in 3000+ schools. 

His books, toys and experiments are available, copyright-free, on his website - http://www.arvindguptatoys.com