Insight 2018

Insight is back this year too on May 14, 15 and 16 from 9.00 A.M to 4.00 P.M. in the Department of Information Science and Technology, CEG Campus, Anna University. We invite students of IX-XII to participate. The workshop is conducted free of cost.

Register for InSIGHT 2018 before 10 May 2018

Those who have registered will receive a confirmation email by  11 May 2018.

All the registered participants (only school students) are requested to be available at 9.00 A.M. in the Department of Information Science and Technology, CEG Campus, Anna University.

 

The workshop will be from 9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m.and don’t forget to bring your lunch.

About Insight

This workshop aims at presenting the scientific thought process that has been followed for centuries in our country. All major areas of study from Mathematics and Astronomy to Logic and Grammar are influenced by this thought process. The highlight of this thought process is that it improves the ability to think differently, yet quickly; and communicate precisely. This is embedded in the techniques used for Mathematics, Logic and Astronomy. This workshop will train the students in these techniques through short-cuts and mental calculations that the students can effectively use in their day-to-day activities. In turn, these techniques will enhance in depth understanding of academics, lateral thinking and memory.

Topics in this workshop

Indian Mathematics

  •   Place Value System
  •   Arithmetic – multiplication, squaring, division, square-root, divisibility and other short-cuts
  •   Algebra – solution of simultaneous and quadratic equations

Logic

  • Introduction to Tarka
  •   Classification from Tarka perspective
  •   Intellect, apprehension, perception and inference
  •   Inference structure
  •   Defective reasoning

Astronomy

  • The planets and the Stars
  •   The Indian Calendar
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