Science is an intrinsic part of our daily life. We cannot restrict its applications only to certain fields of knowledge. It is everywhere. National Science Day is celebrated all over India with great enthusiasm on 28th of February every year in order to commemorate the invention of the Raman Effect in India by the Indian physicist, Sir ChandrasekharaVenkata Raman on the same day in the year 1928.
To commemorate and honour this event and with the objective of teaching the students how to observe things, collect evidence and draw inferences and conclusion and giving the students an ability to make sense of the world around them, Staford School observed science week from 23-2-16 to 27-2-16 which began with presentations based on science topics by the students of classes IV to VIII. It was followed by the Annual Science and Social Science Exhibition that was held on 26 February, 2016. Various interactive and fun activities were planned for the students during this week with an aim of improving their retaining ability, transferring their experiences to other learning situation and giving them a sense of accomplishment when the task is completed.
The week 22nd Feb to 26th Feb was filled with lots of hustle in form of models preparation from classes 2 to 8 and Inter house power point presentations in Science and Social Studies from classes 4 to 8.
The exhibition is organised every year with a view to encourage and inculcate a scientific temper amongst students. The students showcase their talents in Science and Social Science. Everyone could feel the pulse and the magnitude of the event as the entire school was abuzz with activity. Students from the primary section put up an array of exhibits at exhibition organised in the school Robotics Lab and Library. The students exuded confidence while explaining the various projects and activities that were on display.
The exhibits included a modern form of Hydraulic Bridge based on Pascal’s law, model demonstrating generation of lava, Kaleidoscope, Periscope, Seismograph, Fungus-Garden, Water cycle, types of houses, types of transportation, Biogas Digester, Railway station model in Science and Model of physical divisions of India, various languages of India, types of scripts, Electric Quiz board on Indian Freedom Movement, importance of colors in flags, types of human settlements, landforms of the earth, history of Indian tricolour, model of Gandhian Charkha, Indus Valley Civilization, EVM machine, Religion tree and display of Indian and international stamps and coins etc. Everything was brilliant and displayed the creativity and learning of the students.