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Mind wars for Students of Grade 7-10

Mind wars for Students of Grade 7-10

Dear Parents,

                    Xpress Minds Edutainment Pvt. Ltd. and Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited is proud to announce Mind Wars, a unique knowledge development programme for students (Grade 7-10) across India.

Mind Wars provides a platform for students to access knowledge presented in the form of short fun quizzes that seek to challenge as well as entertain, on three aspects:

  1. a) Curriculum 4000+ questions on Social Studies and General Science
  2. b) General Knowledge 8000+ questions on more than 500 topics
  3. c) Current Affairs with daily updates and weekly quizzes

Students can register on Mind Wars through the Zee5 App, and then take as many quizzes as they want.  Once registered, students can play quizzes on a computer/ tablet/ smartphone, anytime, anywhere.

Mind Wars is NOT an Olympiad. It is free of cost, with no extra burden on any school.

 

Mind Wars practice quizzes can be played online right through the year. Prizes will be given for exceptional performance.

All schools in India are welcome to participate in the online qualifier rounds.

Eligibility Students from Grades 7-10

Registration FeeNIL

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HOW TO REGISTER

 

School Name: Fountainhead School, IB

School Code: GJ050054

 

  1.      Step 1: Install the Zee5 App. It’s free on Google Play store and Apple iOS. Click here to download:  http://bit.ly/Mindwars
  2.      Step 2: Click on the ‘Mind Wars’ icon on the home page.
  3.      Step 3: Use the school code and fill in the simple registration form. (a maximum of two children can be registered on the same phone)

Click here for the How to Register video: https://bit.ly/2P8bLnl

 

For more information visit here:  www.mindwars.co.in  

Alternatively, you can give a missed call on their toll-free number 1800-123-224488 to get an SMS link to the Zee5 app.

 

Regards,

Manish Tiwari

Voice 2019-Essay writing competition by PRL,Ahmedabad.

Voice 2019-Essay writing competition by PRL,Ahmedabad.

Dear Students,

Voice-2019 is Essay writing competition on Scientific topic organised by PRL,Ahmedabad.

Details about same is as mentioned below:

VOICE – 2019

Objective: The year 2019-2020 marks the birth centenary of Dr. Vikram A. Sarabhai, the father of the Indian Space Programme. On account of this, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad plans to conduct a Pan India level Essay Writing Competition.

 

Students from grades 8 to 12 can participate in this competition. The essay may contain motivation, goals, and uniqueness of the concept among other relevant things. 30 shortlisted students from each age group will be invited for presentation and visit to Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with a 3 tier fare by railways on the shortest possible route to Ahmedabad. Boarding and lodging will be arranged by PRL during the authorised period of stay.

 

Categories: Gr 8 – 10 (Category I)

                    Gr 11 – 12 (Category II)

 

Category I:

 

Topic: Home at a distant planet

Description: Say one day you have to move out of our planet Earth and settle on a different planet. Which planet you would choose? Then based on the planet specific parameters (e.g. atmospheric conditions, solar Insolation, crustal properties etc.), how will you design your home? Design should be sustainable, i.e., no external entity will provide any assistance to maintain your home. You must also provide the address of your home.

*Note: Sustainability of the home in the new planet will be the primary criteria for the evaluation.

 

Category II:

 

Topic: Design innovative experiments for space station

Description: Imagine one day you are given an opportunity to design innovative experiments for the Indian Space Station. Design a suit of experiments (maximum two) to address a particular theme. Mention why you chose the theme and how your experiments can provide a better understanding.

 

Success Criteria: (without which the essay will be disqualified)

  • Word limit: 3000 words
  • Summary – 300 words
  • Major concepts – 3 bullets not exceeding 75 words
  • Conclusion – Not more than 200 words

 

Guidelines:

  • Essay should be written in English
  • Should be written by a single person
  • Submission should be emailed to voice2019@prl.res.in
  • Essay should be typed and provided in a Portable Document Format (PDF)

         *Note: Scanned/ Handwritten essays will not be considered

  • Submission (in the predefined format available from website) should be on a scanned sheet stating the participant’s name, school name, class, residential address with phone number along with the essay. This sheet should be attested by the head of the institution/school with official seal.

 

Format of the Essay

  • Typed on A4 size electronic page
  • Font size- 12 points in Times Roman
  • 1.5 interlinear space
  • Margin of 1.5 cm on all the four sides

 

Schedule:

  • Last date of submission:15th May 2019
  • Date of notification: 15th July 2019
  • Presentation: 10th August 2019
  • Prize distribution: 12th August 2019

 

Evaluation process:

  • First phase: Essays will be shortlisted
  • Second phase: Shortlisted candidates will be invited to PRL,Ahmedabad 

Prize:

 

Prize Category I Category Il
1st 20,000 25,000
2nd 15,000 20,000
3rd 10,000 15,000
Additional(5 prizes in each category) 2,000 2,500

 

Regards,

Manish Tiwari

Extended last date of registration : NES Science Fest 2019 on 12th January,2019

Extended last date of registration : NES Science Fest 2019 on 12th January,2019

Dear Parents,

NES International School Mumbai, Swapnanagari, Mulund west, Mumbai – 400082-in association with South Asian International Baccalaureate schools association has arranged a competition for Grades 7,8,9 and 11 on 12th January,2019.You can participate in only one event as mentioned below,as all the events will be conducted parallely.

Interested students should fill the form through parent ID only  by 2nd January,2019.

please fill the form

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfjD_fxBSKp1u7tIRgVdqWxa_y5vDf0iA7ii6WHZFjo1GTPUQ/viewform

Details of competition is as under:

1.Science Exhibition-Working Models (Cash prize of Rs 10,000/- for the best entry)

Event Details:Working models designed by students only.

Sub junior group:Grade 5 to 7
Junior Group:grade 8 to 10
Senior Group:grade 11 & 12

Rules:

Working Models,mock-ups or prototypes only.

Static models will be disqualified.

Models to be prepared by student themselves.

Students must be prepared to answer judges questions about the content and development of their projects.

The evolution of ideas to execution should be mentioned in the project report.

Team size-3 students only.

2. NESISM STEAM Research Lab
Students will be given 30 minutes in the NES international school Mumbai stem research Lab,Uniquely designed for research -minded young scientists.Students will carry research work and submit their results to senior students-Mentors present in the lab.The research product will be evaluated by panelists,comprising of experts,professionals and engineers from field of Science & technology including IIT Bombay,BARC and so on.Based on the performance of the students,the panel of the judges will shortlist the best students for every event.
Junior group: grade 8 to 10

3.Science Quiz Competition
A challenging interactive science quiz in multiple rounds.
Junior group:grade 8 to 10
Senior Group:Grade 11 & 12
Electronic devices or any other resources are not allowed during this competition.

4.Scientific drawing and Painting competition
Sub Junior group:Grade 5 to 7
Junior group:Grade 8 to 10
Senior group:Grade 11 & 12
Event details:Artwork should be based on Scientific theme.Topic will be assigned on the spot
Rules:Only poster colours,water colour and Pencil colour allowed.Only drawing sheets will be supplied to students.All other materials are to be brought by student themselves.

5.Science Haiku Competition:
Students will be composing haiku on theme”Science and Technology”.Topic will be provided on the spot by competition in-charge
Junior group:Grade 8 to 10
Senior group:Grade 11 & 12
Rules:It should fit the format of a haiku-three line poem with a set of 17-syllable pattern of five/seven/five.Think about the message you want to get across.use simple words.Aim for the 5-7-5 syllable pattern.

6.JAM Competition
Just a minute Competition
Sub-Junior group:grade 5 to 7
Junior group:grade 8 to 10
Senior group:11 & 12
Rules:The participants are challenged to speak for one minute on given science topic without repetition,hesitation and deviation.

7.Test of Scientific Temper(How & Why of things)
This competition is crafted to test the reasoning ability of students and correlation to normal day-to-day activities and observation of events around them.
Sub Junior Group:Grade 5 to 7
Junior group:grade 8 to 10
Rules:It is individual event.Answer sheet will be provided.Students are required to get own pen/pencil and writing pads.While evaluating,emphasis will be upon the logical explanation of basic scientific principles and the manner in which they are answered.Answers need to be brief and focused.The word limit will be specified.

8.Science in action
This is an individual event to test understanding of the basic principles of science.Some science experiments will be shown on the screen and student will be asked to write the principle behind the experiments.After every on screen demonstration,contestants will be given time to answer a question and they will be evaluated on their understanding and clarity of the concepts.
Junior group:Grade 8 to 10 .
Participation is limited to 3 per school.

9.Space colony Design competition
Students will be given task of designing a new colony to be discovered as a habitable celestial body.Students need to attempt any one of the following:
1.Create a variety of sketches on paper to represent the possible colonial area in the celestial body. 2.Create a 3-D model using any material like cardboard,paper etc.
Rules:
All structures must be labelled clearly
Materials for the space colony design competition can be brought by the participants themselves. Creativity and clarity will be evaluated by judges.
Junior Group:grade 8 to 10
Senior Group:Grade 11 & 12
Only one team of three members from each category will be permitted.

10.Science Story telling Competition
All participants will get 20 minutes for preparing a science story with the help of pictures provided.Ability and talent in narration will be evaluated accordingly.
Sub Junior group: Grades 5 to 7
Junior group:Grades 8 to 10
Senior group: Grades 11 & 12

11.Essay Writing Competition
The students are expected to write an essay of not more than 650-700 words.Topic will be assigned on the spot. Sub-Junior group:Grade 5 to 7
Junior group:Grade 8 to 10
Senior Group:Grade 11 & 12

12.Skit
The skits should be based on the theme”Science and Humanity”
Sub -Junior group:Grades 5 to 7
Junior group:grades 8 to 10
Senior group:Grade 11 and 12
Rules:A small skit(5 to 6 minutes) should be presented by a group of 5 students,thus inducing a sense of scientific awareness amongst the audience.

There is no entry fee.

Registration once done won’t be cancelled.

Participation certificate will be provided for event by NES,Mumbai.

Cost of the transportation and food will be acknowledged to you on 3rd January,2019 and deducted from imprest a/c. 

Regards,

Manish Tiwari

 

 

NES Science Fest 2019 on 12th January,2019

NES Science Fest 2019 on 12th January,2019

Dear Parents,

NES International School Mumbai, Swapnanagari, Mulund west, Mumbai – 400082-in association with South Asian International Baccalaureate schools association has arranged a competition for Grades 7,8,9 and 11 on 12th January,2018. Interested students should fill the form through parent ID only  by 22nd December,2018.

please fill the form

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfjD_fxBSKp1u7tIRgVdqWxa_y5vDf0iA7ii6WHZFjo1GTPUQ/viewform

Details of competition is as under:

1.Science Exhibition-Working Models (Cash prize of Rs 10,000/- for the best entry)

Event Details:Working models designed by students only.

Sub junior group:Grade 5 to 7
Junior Group:grade 8 to 10
Senior Group:grade 11 & 12

Rules:

Working Models,mock-ups or prototypes only.

Static models will be disqualified.

Models to be prepared by student themselves.

Students must be prepared to answer judges questions about the content and development of their projects.

The evolution of ideas to execution should be mentioned in the project report.

Team size-3 students only.

2. NESISM STEAM Research Lab
Students will be given 30 minutes in the NES international school Mumbai stem research Lab,Uniquely designed for research -minded young scientists.Students will carry research work and submit their results to senior students-Mentors present in the lab.The research product will be evaluated by panelists,comprising of experts,professionals and engineers from field of Science & technology including IIT Bombay,BARC and so on.Based on the performance of the students,the panel of the judges will shortlist the best students for every event.
Junior group: grade 8 to 10

3.Science Quiz Competition
A challenging interactive science quiz in multiple rounds.
Junior group:grade 8 to 10
Senior Group:Grade 11 & 12
Electronic devices or any other resources are not allowed during this competition.

4.Scientific drawing and Painting competition
Sub Junior group:Grade 5 to 7
Junior group:Grade 8 to 10
Senior group:Grade 11 & 12
Event details:Artwork should be based on Scientific theme.Topic will be assigned on the spot
Rules:Only poster colours,water colour and Pencil colour allowed.Only drawing sheets will be supplied to students.All other materials are to be brought by student themselves.

5.Science Haiku Competition:
Students will be composing haiku on theme”Science and Technology”.Topic will be provided on the spot by competition in-charge
Junior group:Grade 8 to 10
Senior group:Grade 11 & 12
Rules:It should fit the format of a haiku-three line poem with a set of 17-syllable pattern of five/seven/five.Think about the message you want to get across.use simple words.Aim for the 5-7-5 syllable pattern.

6.JAM Competition
Just a minute Competition
Sub-Junior group:grade 5 to 7
Junior group:grade 8 to 10
Senior group:11 & 12
Rules:The participants are challenged to speak for one minute on given science topic without repetition,hesitation and deviation.

7.Test of Scientific Temper(How & Why of things)
This competition is crafted to test the reasoning ability of students and correlation to normal day-to-day activities and observation of events around them.
Sub Junior Group:Grade 5 to 7
Junior group:grade 8 to 10
Rules:It is individual event.Answer sheet will be provided.Students are required to get own pen/pencil and writing pads.While evaluating,emphasis will be upon the logical explanation of basic scientific principles and the manner in which they are answered.Answers need to be brief and focused.The word limit will be specified.

8.Science in action
This is an individual event to test understanding of the basic principles of science.Some science experiments will be shown on the screen and student will be asked to write the principle behind the experiments.After every on screen demonstration,contestants will be given time to answer a question and they will be evaluated on their understanding and clarity of the concepts.
Junior group:Grade 8 to 10 .
Participation is limited to 3 per school.

9.Space colony Design competition
Students will be given task of designing a new colony to be discovered as a habitable celestial body.Students need to attempt any one of the following:
1.Create a variety of sketches on paper to represent the possible colonial area in the celestial body. 2.Create a 3-D model using any material like cardboard,paper etc.
Rules:
All structures must be labelled clearly
Materials for the space colony design competition can be brought by the participants themselves. Creativity and clarity will be evaluated by judges.
Junior Group:grade 8 to 10
Senior Group:Grade 11 & 12
Only one team of three members from each category will be permitted.

10.Science Story telling Competition
All participants will get 20 minutes for preparing a science story with the help of pictures provided.Ability and talent in narration will be evaluated accordingly.
Sub Junior group: Grades 5 to 7
Junior group:Grades 8 to 10
Senior group: Grades 11 & 12

11.Essay Writing Competition
The students are expected to write an essay of not more than 650-700 words.Topic will be assigned on the spot. Sub-Junior group:Grade 5 to 7
Junior group:Grade 8 to 10
Senior Group:Grade 11 & 12

12.Skit
The skits should be based on the theme”Science and Humanity”
Sub -Junior group:Grades 5 to 7
Junior group:grades 8 to 10
Senior group:Grade 11 and 12
Rules:A small skit(5 to 6 minutes) should be presented by a group of 5 students,thus inducing a sense of scientific awareness amongst the audience.
You can participate in only one event as mentioned below,as all the events will be conducted parallely.

There is no entry fee

Cost of the transportation and food will be acknowledged to you on 24th December,2018. 

Regards,

Manish Tiwari

 

 

National Science Safety Campaign 2018 for grade 9 to 12

National Science Safety Campaign 2018 for grade 9 to 12

Dear Students,

We take great pleasure in inviting you to participate in the UL National Safety Science Campaign 2018 which is being conducted for the fifth year in succession. This is a complete student awareness program to increase knowledge and sensitivity amongst students with respect to safety in all aspects. The National Safety Science Campaign (NSSC) is the new and bigger version of the highly popular National Safety Science Quiz (NSSQ). Xpress Minds Edutainment is the country’s leading quiz and knowledge events company, and is the quizzing partner for this prestigious programme.

 

UL for 124 years strives to advance standards research and development, safety education and outreach by partnering with a diverse set of stakeholders ranging from the government, manufacturers, regulatory authorities, academia, corporations and nonprofit institutions.

 

UL has charted upon an ambitious plan to groom the next generation of Indians to become more safety conscious than their predecessors and permeate their awareness of safety science in every sphere of life.

Details are as under:

Round 1: Practice Quizzes

All registered students will be eligible to take 6 practice quizzes of 5 questions each on different safety topics.

These will be in MCQ format. The scores obtained in these tests will be shared with the school, but will not be taken into account for the Qualifying Test.

Students can take this test at home or in school, on a desktop or handheld device.

Round 2: Online Qualifier Quiz Students who have taken at least ONE Practice Test will be eligible for the Qualifier Round of the ONLINE QUIZ.

2.This comprises a 25-question quiz in MCQ format. This will be a timed test, where each student will get 15 minutes to attempt all 25 questions.

Each student is allowed a maximum of two attempts. The better of two scores will be taken as the final score.

Students can take this Quiz from home or in school, on a desktop or handheld device.

The Online Round tests will be open to students as soon as they are registered. Students can use the username & unique IDs to take the tests at home or in school, on a desktop or handheld device.

Results of Stage 1 will be uploaded on the website. These will also be mailed to schools separately.

Stage 2: Zonal Round

The Second Stage comprises 10 Zonal Rounds — one each at New Delhi, Jaipur, Lucknow, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Hyderabad, Bhubaneswar, Kolkata and Bangalore.

Here the 2 best students from the online round from each school will represent their school as a single team.

A written qualifying test will be held from which the top 6 will move to the Zonal Final.

The team that wins the zonal final will be eligible to take part in the National Round.

These Quizzes will be held from 22nd October — 26th October 2018* across 9 cities. The Bangalore Zonal Round will be held in November*, to be followed by the National Round (Finale).

Stage 3: National Round —TV

In the Third Stage, the 10 Zonal Winners (20 students in 10 teams of 2 students each)

will move to the 2 National Semifinals Round.

The 10 Zonal Champion Teams will participate in 2 Semifinals of 5 teams per Round to be held at Bangalore.

This will be followed by a National Finale, where the 4 winning teams from the Semifinals will take part in the final Round of UL NSSQ 2018.

The 2 Semi Finals and Grand Finale will be telecast on national television.

3.scope of NSSQ

This is a broad scope which aims at helping teachers and students understand in general terms what all is covered by safety science:

Personal Safety: at home, on the road, in school, at the playground, at public facilities,while travelling, at leisure, on holiday, etc.

Safety pertaining to Things: electricity, machines, appliances, equipment, vehicles-cycles, cars, motorcycles, buses and the like, and their use, repair, etc.

Cyber Safety: privacy safety, cyber harassment or bullying issues, mobile phone and social media issues, Identity theft, phishing, spamming, etc.

Environmental issues: quality testing, standards, manufacturing hazards, disposal of e-waste, etc.

Food Hygiene: knowledge of allergens, storage practices of food, cooking standards,Carcinogens- in food, items of daily life.

Preventing accidents in the home: in the bathroom, kitchen, on roofs, water tanks,etc.

Safety at the workplace: workstation, IT/ computer room, lab, cafeteria, etc.

Basic toxicology in nature: plants you should not touch, insects, snakes; in daily life.

Accidents in public places: stations, airports, markets and malls, while using elevators and escalators, crowd safety, etc.

History of safety regulations: Laws and legislation governing safety Disabled people: safety science for them. This is a means to a more sensitive society as well.

Questions based on analytics: of statistics collated on accidents.

  • Safety while practicing extreme/ adventure sports

We would like to state again that safety science includes each and every way and means of reducing accidents/danger — everywhere and at all times.

Link to register online: https://www.ulnssc.org/

Last date to register online:31st August,2018

Regards,

Manish Tiwari

Science lab coat 2018-19

Science lab coat 2018-19

Dear Parents,

Grade 7 students will be given a laboratory coat to be used during science
practicals on Monday (18/06/2018).Lab coats are delayed due to some unavoidable condition.This is also applicable for grade 8 to 12 students who have ordered for new lab coat last year.

Regards,

Manish Tiwari

Science lab  in-charge

Lab Coats for Science practicals 2018-19

Lab Coats for Science practicals 2018-19

Dear Parents,

Grade 7 students will be given a laboratory coat to be used during science
practicals on Monday .The cost of each laboratory coat is Rs. 310/- which will be deducted
from the imprest amount.

At the same time some students of grade 8, 9, 10 11 and 12 who had ordered for the new
lab coat will also receive the same.

Regards,

Manish Tiwari

Field trip for grade 11 Physics to Geeta Battery on 27th Feb,2018

Field trip for grade 11 Physics to Geeta Battery on 27th Feb,2018

Dear Students,

You will have field trip to Geeta battery for grade 11 physics on 27th Feb,2018.Details for same is mentioned as under:

Date of visit:27/02/2018

Time of visit: 10:30 am to 11:30 am

Grade :11

Subject:Physics

Topic:Electricity and Magnetism

Teachers accompanying: Rakhee Nahar & Vratik Upadhayay

Students will leave by 10:05 am from school

  • Students need to wear full pant ,school T- Shirt and carry school ID.

  • Students need to carry breakfast and water bottle with them.

  • Students will be left 15 min early from 2nd slot.

  • Students need to assemble in area outside  itidakimasu (New dinning area)

Regards,

Manish Tiwari

 

Field trip to Sumul Dairy for grade 11 BM and Bio Students

Field trip to Sumul Dairy for grade 11 BM and Bio Students

Dear Students,

You will be having field trip to Sumul dairy for grade 11 BM and Bio on 26th Feb,2018.Details regarding same is as under:

Date of Field trip: 26th Feb,2018

Time

Details

10:00 am

Students will leave from School.

Students can have their breakfast in bus.

10:45-10:55 am

Students will reach Sumul Dairy

11:00 am-11:10 am

Introductory session

11:15am-12:10pm

Student will visit Sumul Dairy

12:15pm

Bus will leave for school

1:25pm

Bus will reach to school

  • Students need to wear full pant ,school T- Shirt and carry school ID.

  • Students need to carry breakfast and water bottle with them.

  • Students will be left 20 min early from 2nd slot.

  • Students need to assemble in area outside  itidakimasu(New dinning area)

 Regards,
Manish Tiwari
Gentle Reminder: NES National Science Fest 2018 on 24th February,2018

Gentle Reminder: NES National Science Fest 2018 on 24th February,2018

Dear students,

NES International School Mumbai, Swapnanagari, Mulund west, Mumbai – 400082-in association with South Asian International Baccalaureate schools association has arranged a competition for Grades 7,8,9 and 11 on 24th February,2018. Interested students should send their names by email to Manish sir latest by 20th February,2018.

There are different categories under which you can register yourself as below:

1.Science working model

Category (Junior)(Grade-8th and 9th)-group of 3 member

Category(Senior)(Grade -11)-Group of 3 member

Rules :
Dynamic and not static models
Models to be prepared by students themselves
Students must be prepared to answer judges’
questions about the content and development
of their projects.
A Team of maximum 3 students can participate.

2.Science Quiz Competition

Category(Junior)(Grade-8th and 9th)-Group of 2 member

Category(Senior)(Grade -11)-Group of 2 member

Event Details :
Various rounds of question answer sessions

based on scientific and technological
know-how

3.Scientific drawing and painting

Category(Junior)(Grade-8th and 9th)-Group of 2 member

Category(Senior)(Grade -11)-Group of 2 member

Rules :

Only poster colours, water colours and pencil colours allowed

Sketch pens, ink pens, oil colours, refill pens and wax crayons are not allowed

Drawing sheets will be supplied to the students. All other materials to be brought
by students themselves

4.Science Fiction competition

Category(Junior)(Grade-8th and 9th)-3 individual

Category(Senior)(Grade -11)-3 individual

Event Details :
The competition in-charge will assign a
topic on the spot.

Rules :

Maximum word count – 500 words

It should be entirely the original work of the entrant and not have been published
previously

5.JAM(Just a minute) competition

Category(Junior)(Grade-8th and 9th)-Group of 2 member

Category(Senior)(Grade -11)-Group of 2 member

Rules :
The Participants are challenged to speak for one
minute on a given science subject without
“repetition, hesitation, or deviation.”

6.Film making

Category (Junior)(Grade-8th and 9th)-group of 3 member

Category(Senior)(Grade -11)-Group of 3 member

Rules :

Film Duration – 5 Minutes

The student should try to make the film interesting to watch and also ensure that
that enough details are put in towards the science background of the student’s project.
Student could add graphs and other visuals to demonstrate his/her work.
The judges will review the summaries and films, and will assess against the
given criteria

7.Essay Writing

Grades :
Sub-Junior Group – Grades 5 to 7
Junior Group – Grades 8 to 10
Senior Group -Grades 11 and 12
Event Details :
The competition in-charge will assign
a topic on the spot.

8.Skit

Event Details :
The skits would be based on the theme
“Science & Technology in to-day Society”.
Grades :
Junior Group – Grades 8 to 10
Senior Group – Grades 11 and 12

Rules :

A Skit (8 to 10 minutes) should be presented by a group of 5 students, thus inducing a sense of scientific awareness among the audience.

9.Science Spelling Bee Competition :

Grades :
Sub-Junior Group – Grades 5 to 7
Note :

All instructions will be given at the time of the event
Event Details :
Test of Scientific Vocabulary

 

10.Science Story Telling-

Grades :

Sub-Junior Group – Grades 5 to 7
Junior Group – Grades 8 to 10
Senior Group-Grades 11 and 12

Event Details:
Every participant will be given a Science
story suitable for narration on Scientific
method using Forest animals, 20 minutes
before the contest. Ability and talent
in narration will be evaluated.

11.Space Colony Design Competition
Grades :
Junior Group – Grades 8 to 10
Senior Group – Grades 11 and 12
Note :
Only one team comprising 3 members
from each category – Junior group
and senior group to participate

Rules:

Students will be given the Task to design a new Colony, to be discovered as a habitable
celestial body. The task is to design a Colony, complete with green houses, laboratory,
living quarters, rocket launch pads and industry to create fuel, using a combination of
the resources on the new celestial body and move cargo from the earth. In addition to
building the model, the students are to create a poster to accompany the model. This
poster should explain succinctly the reasons students chose to build the Colony either
on the Moon or Mars or other celestial body, its location on the space and what
resources from the Moon or Mars could be used to build a colony. Creativity has to be
demonstrated in the use of the type of energy that will sustain the colony.

For the purpose of this competition, students can attempt one of the following:

1.Create a variety of sketches on paper to represent the possible colony area in the
celestial body.
OR
2. Create a 3 – D model using any material like cardboard, paper, etc.

Rules for students who opt to build a model: (To be followed strictly)

a.All structures must be labelled clearly.
b. Materials for the space colony design competition will be provided.

There is no entry fee

Amount for food and travel expenses will be acknowledged to you by 20th Feb.

Amount will be deducted from imprest account.

One student can participate in one category only

Regards,

Manish Tiwari