Friday, February 20, 2015

Science Day Celebrations Guidlines to Schools and School Complexes

Guidelines for celebration of National Science Day in Schools and School Complexes
National Science Day is celebrated on 28th of February every year to commemorate the invention of Raman Effect on February 28, 1928. The theme for the National Science Day-2-15 is “Science for Nation Building”.
The celebration of National Science Day is an important activity which inculcates scientific temper among children, the activities organized in schools will provide an opportunity to reach the public and foster scientific appreciation in them. It can also be taken as an opportunity to arrange for a purposeful interaction between school children/ common people/ parents and the science fraternity.

Activities at school level & School Complex level:
a.    Classes I-V:
·       Vignana mela: Demonstration of science activities/experiments/projects by children- can repeat the activities done in the classroom during normal teaching learning process the school. Parents, SMC members may be invited to the event.
·       Display of TLM and other science material available in school- charts, models- presentations by children.
b.    Classes VI- VIII:
·         Essay Writing and Elocution on the theme, science for nation building.
·         Poster Presentation on the theme, “science for nation building”
Guidelines for poster presentation:  The poster may depict the main theme or any related item. Eg., Non-conventional energy resources for national building;
The poster should contain the following details: Title, Abstract, Introduction, Methods, Results, and Discussion. (A sample poster is attached.)
Guidelines for evaluating posters:
·         Contents of the poster- 30%
·         Creativity- 20%
·         Understaning o the subject- 20%
·         Style of presentation- 20% (Oral presentation also in school level; while sending to the nex level, as posters alone are sent – therefore, visually appealing with clarity and coherence.)

Activities at School Complex Level:
·         Vignana Mela: School Complex Headmaster is to organise a vignana mela at the Cluster level with Demonstration of science activities /experiments/ projects by children from the PS/UPS/HS s in his/her cluster.
·         Guest lecture by an eminent person.
Click Here to Download Guidlines on Celebrations of National Science Day in Schools and School Complexes