science symposium

The Department of Science of G D Goenka Public school Vasant Kunj organized science week in the month of August which showcased the scientific talents of the students right from class 6th to 12th. Days before the events, the students and teachers were found preparing enthusiastically for the science week. Many interhouse and interclass events /competitions were on the list.

1.Class 6th students participated in the Slogan-Writing Competition , the results of which  were as follows

       1st position  V.K HOUSE

       2nd position R.K HOUSE

       3rd position TAGORE HOUSE

2. Students of class 8th debated on the topic ‘Animal Experimentation cannot be justified”. The results were

     1st position TAGORE HOUSE

     2nd position V.K HOUSE

     3rd position TERESA HOUSE

3.The interhouse symposium was held in which the students of classes 11th and 12th shared their views on “The Maggie scandal—-justifying the use of chemicals in food industry.”the results were

      1st position TAGORE HOUSE

      2nd position V.K HOUSE

      3rd position R.K HOUSE

 Educational field trips  to the National Science Centre and Nehru Planetarium for  various classes were also organized .

The various events under the  science week, not only explored and displayed the scientific skills of the students but also gave them an opportunity to prove their oratory and creative skills.The message of Indispensability of Science and Technology in our daily lives was flashed all across by means of the science week.

 Our School principal Mr D M Sharma delivered a concluding speech in which he stressed on inculcation of scientific attitude among the students.

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Program

Day –

Date

Event Class Time Venue
26th Aug’15 Storyboard Creator III – IV 3 & 4 Jr. Computer Lab
Online Quiz V – VI 2 Jr. Computer Lab
Animator VII 7 & 8 Jr. Computer Lab
Movie Mania VIII 7 Sr. Computer Lab
Crazy Coders IX – XII 0 & 1

XI –XII

7 & 8

IX -X

Sr. Computer Lab
27th Aug’2015 Inter-House Prop Show III – IV 3 & 4 Auditorium
Inter-House Power Presenters V – VI 1 & 2 Auditorium
Inter-House Building Blogs VII-VIII 6 & 7 Auditorium
Web Weavers IX – X 8 & 9 Sr. Computer Lab
28th Aug’2015 Cyber Security Workshop

(Session I)

IX 7,8 & 9 Auditorium
Cyber Security Workshop

(Session II)

X 3,4 & 5 Auditorium
1st Sept’2015 Cyber Security Workshop

(Session III)

VI – VII 2,3 & 4 Auditorium
Cyber Security Workshop

(Session IV)

VIII 7, 8 & 9 Auditorium

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An Interactive session with Rishabh Mehra our Ex-Student

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EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT ON STUDENT-LED LEARNING, 2015 ….BY LEARN TODAY

When I was told that the conference for Pan India Case Study is happening again, I was THRILLED. I was expecting it to be as much fun as it was the last time and I was not disappointed. When we left the school full of enthusiasm and anxiety, we hadn’t thought of the possibility of getting lost- but as it turned out, we did. Initially, my partner and I were extremely worried that till the time we would get there the conference would have already started. However, surprisingly we were the first ones to arrive. As the students started pouring in, the conference commenced with a charged atmosphere. We were all divided into groups and each given a topic to think upon. We started by planning the activities for day one, and as everybody started coming up with unique ideas, I realised the importance of teamwork. Except for the 20 minutes when we broke for lunch, my team-mates and I argued and debated upon every event present in our sheet. At the end of the day, we had turned the original plan upside down and had enhanced it to a better one. The day, for me, was extremely fruitful and I’m looking forward to future meetings.

USMEHAR MADAAN

XI B

Van Mahotsava

Delhi is celebrating van mahotsava festival from 3rd August to 14th August. It is celebrated as a festival of life. In India it was started as a crusade to save mother earth. The name Van Mahotsava means “the festival of trees”. Van Mahotsav is an annual tree-planting festival in India, which was initiated in the year 1950 by India’s Union Minister for Agriculture, Kulapati Dr.K M Munshi.

It began in July 1947 after a flourishing tree planting drive was undertaken in Delhi, in which national leaders like Dr Rajendra Prasad and Jawaharlal Nehru participated.

Therefore, our school is also participating in this drive to symbolize the importance of trees and invited Mrs. Afshan Yasmin who is the deputy director of education (South – West A zone), for tree plantation drive.  This festival of trees is a beautiful initiative to save the environment, to which we owe a lot.

Principal Mr D.M. Sharma motivated all  Goenkans to join hands in  saving mother earth by making this small contribution and requested everyone to  try and actively involve themselves in this practice as well.

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