Mangaluru: Lourdes Central School observes 'LCS Science Week'


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Mangaluru, Nov 21: Lourdes Central School organized LCS Science Week-2020 to awaken the scientific temper among the young generation and to encourage them to discover new knowledge through scientific methods.

The objectives of this programme were:

  • To inspire young minds to think divergently.
  • To motivate the younger generation to take up a career in science, technology and engineering.

It was a beautiful venture on the part of LCS to organise this memorable event under the guidance of the principal Fr Robert D’Souza, vice-principal Belita Mascarenhas and Linet D'Souza the coordinator for Science and all the Science teachers. The school is grateful to them.



The entire week's programmes were meticulously planned and provided a platform to the students to exhibit their talents, to have an inquisitive mind, to find solutions for every question and to widen their knowledge on science.

The science week was inaugurated by Fr Principal on November 17 with a beautiful experiment and in his keynote address he motivated the students to inculcate the thirst for science and to participate enthusiastically in all the activities.

On day 2, November 18 a Live Wire virtual Science quiz 2020 preliminary round was conducted through Google form for all the students. The top scorers were selected for the final round of quiz which was held on Thursday noon and the winners were awarded with certificates.

On day 3, for classes IV-VII there was a virtual powerpoint presentation on Indian noble laureates in the field of science. It gave an idea about the Nobel prize winners in various fields of science like C V Raman, Hargobind Khorana and so on.

A Session on waste management for class IX was organized. Akshay Shenoy was the resource person from NSS camp an entrepreneur and mechanical engineering consultant. The session was on waste management which was very inspiring and apt for the present time. He brought about awareness on garbage management, how to reuse plastics to make eco-bricks etc. He warned about the future diastases created through the plastic.

A session on career guidance in Science for class X was organised. The resource person was Praveen Kumar who mainly emphasized on science not being a subject to read and top in exams but to learn about it beyond textbooks. He spoke about career guidance, choosing adequate colleges for higher studies. He gave various examples about day to day life and the wonders of science. He emphasized our role in widely spreading the significance of scientific applications in our daily life.

In the finale of the LCS Science Week, there was a video on the science week projects done by the students of LCS. The various applications of science were presented by the students through innovative models like Floating and sinking, Neutriono, vacuum cleaner, Adaption etc.

The entire week was filled with knowledge combined with various activities.

  

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