STEM Habits

Nurturing and Recognizing STEM habits, bringing Culture to the Foreground of Education

An R&D laboratory of HBCSE (Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education), TIFR (Tata Institute of Fundamental Research), Mumbai, India. The lab’s focus is on designing and developing discourse based collaborative constructionist learning environoments AKA studios. We also develop, design and distribute information and communication technology for studio based STEM education and share our research and developed material to the rest of the world under Creative Commons license.

The unusually spelled term “gnowledge” is an inspiration from the GNU project. The lab is also unusual for its explicit declaration to a social committment as mentioned in the gnowledge manifesto.

Release of is a mobile friendly, data efficient web app, with a simplified interface of This does not need any installation, and works on all mobiles and Desktops using a normal web browser. It consumes 50% less Internet bandwidth to access which makes it lean and fast application. as well as both use the same backend, therefore users can continue to use any Interface as per their preference. More details can be found here

STEM Education Projects

Development Projects

Research Projects




List of workshops


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Recommended way of contacting our team members is to join collaborative platform metastudio, where you could talk to all members of the community. Alternatively send us an email: team AT