Moon Walker

Chances are that when you imagine the night sky, one of the first things that come to mind is the Moon “glowing” in the darkness. The Moon has always held a special place in our imaginations and in daily life. 

 

Today, we know that the Moon is covered by craters as well as dust and debris from comets, asteroids, and meteoroid impacts. There are still many questions left to answer about the Moon. And the most exciting days of lunar activity may still lie ahead as humanity sends humans on the next missions to the Moon and eventually on to Mars! Set in the year 2030, this course takes us on an exciting journey as we explore the secrets and mysteries of the Moon.

The course consists of 16 modules and is offered in English. 

Each module would be of 10-12 minutes and classes can be completed anytime over the specified week.

Recommended Age Group: 10 years onwards​

Price of Course: Rs 2,000

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Course Overview

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Inside & Out – Moon

This module would be covered in a week and is divided into four modules:
 

  • Getting to Know The Moon
    The brightest and largest object in our night sky, the Moon makes Earth a more livable planet. This module introduces us to the basic terminologies and concepts related to the Moon.
     

  • Things to Know about the Moon
    Looking for some quick facts to impress others? Well, here are some things to know about the Moon that you can share with others when you are gazing up at our natural satellite.
     

  • Origin Of The Moon
    The Moon has been circling the Earth for over four billion years, but where did it come from? In this module, we discuss the four theories that could explain the origin of the Earth-Moon system.
     

  • Colors of the Moon
    What color is the Moon? Viewed from inside the Earth's atmosphere, though, the moon can appear quite different. Here, we explore and discuss various colors of the moon in detail.

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Racing Towards The Moon

This module would be covered in a week and is divided into four modules:
 

  • The Space Race
    From the late 1950s, the two superpowers were embroiled in a bitter competition over who could 'conquer' outer space first. Let us know how this race changed the course of human history.
     

  • Mission Readiness Test
    How much do you know about our nearest cosmic neighbor? Take this quick Moon quiz and test your knowledge about regolith, Theia, moons of other planets, and much more.
     

  • Race Towards Moon
    After President Kennedy's declaration, the Space Race had a new goal: landing a man on the Moon. The Space Race became a race to the Moon. Join to know more about this story.
     

  • Little Known Stories
    The quest to reach the Moon was sparked partly by human explorative ingenuity and partly by the sheer fear of losing the space battle. Here are some stories you would like to know.

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Landing A Man On The Moon

This module would be covered in a week and is divided into four modules:
 

  • Apollo Program
    Starting with Neil Armstrong’s famous first steps, several astronauts explored the lunar surface and left experiments there for us to improve our knowledge. Let us find out this in detail.
     

  • Space Station Work
    You are part of the crew on a spaceship destined for the moon. Your original mission plan was to land near a mother ship but on the way, mechanical issues force you to crashland. How will you survive?
     

  • Small Steps On The Lunar Surface
    Over half a century ago, humans walked on the Moon for the first time. In this module, we look back at the legacy of our first small steps on the Moon and look forward to the next giant leap.
     

  • Colors of the Moon
    What color is the Moon? Viewed from inside the Earth's atmosphere, though, the moon can appear quite different. Here, we explore and discuss various colors of the moon in detail.

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Back To The Moon

This module would be covered in a week and is divided into four modules:
 

  • Apollo 13 Accident
    Apollo 13 was supposed to be a moon landing success that instead turned into one of the worst spacecraft malfunctions right in the middle of the journey. What happened to this mission?
     

  • Mission Readiness Test
    You saw the iconic footprint on the lunar surface. How much do you know about the Apollo program and the other lunar landings? Let us put your knowledge to the test and find out.
     

  • Living On The Moon
    If we want to get to the heart of the Moon’s mysteries and if we want to reach out into the rest of the Solar System and wider Universe, we need a Moon base. Let us explore what all we need on that base.
     

  • Going Back To The Moon
    Humanity is going to the Moon with commercial and international partners to explore faster and explore more together. Join us as we discuss in detail what Moon has in store for us grab.

Meet Your Mission Commander

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Srijan Pal Singh
India's #1 Science Author and Former Advisor to Dr. Kalam

Srijan Pal Singh is an author, education innovator, futurist and social entrepreneur. He studied in La Martiniere College and then completed his Engineering and further went to the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad to study management. He was awarded the Gold Medal for the Best All-rounder Student of the 2009 batch at IIM-A and was also the President of the Student’s Council there.​

 

He served as Officer on Special Duty and Advisor (Technology and Policy) at the Office of Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam where he worked as a close aide to the former president on various consulting works. Some of the projects include Providing Urban Amenities in Rural Areas (PURA), Kalam-NSS, USA Initiative for Space-based Solar Power,  Projects on Koodanakulum Nuclear Plant, Neutrinos, Development Plans for various governments across India, Russia, Maldives, Canada and UAE.

He has interacted with leading institutions of the world for addresses/research and delegate visits including, FermiLab (Chicago), UKCA Yorkshire, CERN (Switzerland), Boulby Underground Dark Matter Laboratory, Harvard University (USA), Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA), Boston University, Kentucky University, Sydney University, University of Edinburgh, St Gallen's University (Switzerland), Beijing University, HBS, DRDO, BrahMos Missile Project, Toyota Motors (Georgetown), George Washington University, Mahindra, NITI Aayog, IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay, IIT Madras, IIM Bangalore, IIM Calcutta and many other leading institutions across the world. He has been a host to several Nobel Laureates and Astronauts in his shows.