Under the Atal Innovation Mission initiative by the Govt of India, Atal Tinkering Labs are dedicated works spaces established in some of the leading schools across India, wherein students starting from 6th Standard, learn cutting edge skills such as innovative mindset that will help shape the future of India, enabling digital transformation.
The labs are equipped with latest state-of-the-art instruments such as robotics, IoT sensors, etc. to acquaint students with advanced technology and generate ideas.
Key Features of the Lab
ATL is a work space where young minds can give shape to their ideas through hands on do-it-yourself mode. Budding ignited brains get a brilliant opportunity to work with tools and equipment to understand the concepts of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).
ATLsare equipped with educational and learning ‘do it yourself’ DIY kits and equipments on – science, electronics, robotics, open source microcontroller boards, sensors and 3D printers and computers.
In addition, there are many more facilities available such as meeting rooms and provision for video conference.
Further as an endeavor to establish as a center of excellence to foster inventiveness among students, ATL conducts different activities ranging from regional and national level competitions, exhibitions, workshops on problem solving, designing and fabrication of products, lecture series etc. at periodic intervals.
These efforts encourage students to display their learning and establish a competitive and scientific spirit among students across various schools on many levels.
Atal Tinkering Lab @Tapovan
In the entireSouth Zone, India, only 796 schools have been deemed eligible for inductingATL initiative. The state of Karnataka has only 177 such labs, Tapovan School being one of those privileged few. With a vision to ‘Cultivate one Million children in India as Neoteric Innovators’, Brundavan Trust took the initiative to enroll the school into the ATL program.
Due to its unique abilities, modern infrastructure and Global standards of learnings, Tapovan School takes pride in being chosen as one of the centers, another milestone in inching towards our vision to impart Life Skills by providing varied opportunities based on Multiple intelligence.