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Meet Edwin – The Young Scientist Who Makes His Own Inventions

Team StoryWeavers|January 4, 2020|

“When I grow up I want to be a scientist because my mother taught me that everything you see around you, including a bulb, was invented by a scientist.”

That’s Edwin Jacob Darwin, a young scientist in the making from Kerala. 

A curious sixth-grader, Edwin is a self-explorer who learns hands-on the practical side of everything taught in school. His love for science comes alive with his ingenious working models that show how scientific concepts work in real life. For example, if the recent physics class was all about circuits, you are sure to find Edwin hunched over his study table, building a bulb holder with a switch to see how exactly does electricity bring a bulb to life! 

His strong visual memory craves seeing concepts in action which help him understand better. That is how BYJU’S – The Learning App became Edwin’s beloved learning companion. The detailed visual explanations for every topic help Edwin quench his thirst for knowledge, while also giving him the freedom to study any topic at any pace – something that he loves. 

However, Edwin’s ever-curious mind found that there was an invention that he could make for his learning companion too. While he loved studying from the BYJU’S – The Learning App, he found that he didn’t like holding the tablet as much. So what does a young scientist like him do? He takes two blocks of wood, carves them, and makes a stand for the tablet! 

Watch this young scientist’s video here!

About the Author


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Deepthi Chakravarthy

Deepthi is an ambivert who is on a steady diet of good food, filter coffee, and self-improvement. Being an ardent reader, storytelling has been her first love and she enjoys exploring how to convey stories compellingly. Having studied psychology and experienced the learning and development field, Deepthi is driven to understand human behavior and to know what makes each of us unique. You are most likely to find her tucked into a cozy corner at a local cafe with a Kindle or a book in hand. If you find her there, stop by and say hello, she'd be eager to learn your story too. Until then, you can ping her at storyweavers@byjus.com for anything you may like to share.

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