Science and technology contribute to society in the creation of knowledge, and then utilization of that knowledge to boost the prosperity of human lives by solving their various issues.
The whole world is tied with the strong rope of science. As we know nowadays, science has helped us in leading our life that is easier and better than ever. To celebrate technology and for the love of science, GIIS Noida celebrated National Science Day by taking the initiative to observe the day by sensitizing its students with the importance and value the subject holds in our lives.
National Science Day is celebrated in India on the 28th February each year to mark the discovery of the Raman effect by the famous Indian physicist Sir C. V. Raman on 28 February 1928. For his discovery, Sir C.V. Raman was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930. This information was shared with the students along with a brief introduction on the Raman effect.
The students actively participated by expressing their views and putting forth their queries for the same. In order to make them aware and actively involved in the celebrations, different activities were also assigned to them.
The students of grade 3 had to write about three eminent Indian scientists and their contributions in the field of Science & Technology. The students of grade 4 were assigned an activity in which they had to prepare a model or picture of any scientific instrument and write a few lines about the instrument highlighting its importance and working in brief. Similarly, the students of grade 5 had to prepare a brief research document or write up in about 100-150 words highlighting the importance and applications of environmental friendly fuels.
The students actively participated and shared their work with great enthusiasm on google classroom.
This activity inculcated a scientific temperament in the students, got them interested in the subject and all things technological. The activity helped each child activate their creative thinking and polish their research, writing, and critical thinking abilities.