Educational Trips

Session 2017-18

Visit to the National Science Centre

The students of Classes IV and V visited the National Science Centre for an educational trip on 30th and 31st August 2017.

They viewed a very informative show called ‘Science on Sphere’ which displayed the images of the planets of the Solar System on a six feet sphere with the help of projectors.

Through a 3D Film Show on Dinosaurs the students learned about the reasons for the extinction of dinosaurs. The ‘Prehistoric Life Gallery’ with animated species of life forms of different ages introduced with special light and sound effects was a wonderful educational experience.

The Fun Science Gallery was the area most enjoyed by the students as they found the activities and hands-on exhibits very exciting.

‘Seed Bank Establishment’ Orientation Programme

Two students of the Eco Club, Bhavya Vaish, X C and Rishi Tomar, X B along with their teacher, Ms. Savitha V. attended the ‘Seed Bank Establishment in Schools’ Orientation Programme held at Mt. Carmel School, Anand Niketan, This programme, conducted on 5th May 2017 in association with the NGO ‘WePlant’, was attended by students from twenty-five schools.

Emphasis was laid on saving 1 million mango seeds this summer and planting them in the monsoon season in different localities so that everyone gets access to the fruits, the motto being ‘Nishkamakarma’. Each school was encouraged to identify 100 inspired students, who would each collect 100 seeds in 60 days. The students were shown how to establish seed banks in the school. The students also pledged to plant some seeds in pots made from recycled containers of any material.

The students were greatly inspired and resolved to do their bit to plant as many seeds as possible, this season.

VISIT TO RASHTRAPATI BHAWAN MUSEUM COMPLEX

On 18th April 2017, 50 students of Class IX visited the Rashtrapati Bhawan Museum Complex as part of INTACH’S celebration of World Heritage Day. They were accompanied by Ms Aisha Hasan, Ms Rachna Sharma and Ms Arshiya Malik.

The Rashtrapati Bhawan Museum Complex comprises the Clock Tower, the stables and the garages. The area showcases the history of the past and current Presidencies and the rich flora and fauna of the area.

Also on the display are the coaches and cars used by the Presidents, Cabinets with memorabilia of former and current President of India. The important events in India’s freedom struggle and legislative reforms are showcased through animated stage settings and interactive computer multimedia techniques. The students keenly observed all items on display and thoroughly enjoyed the visit.

World Heritage Day:Poster Making and Slogan Writing Competition at Safdarjung Tomb

On the occasion of World Heritage Day, the ‘Itihaas Trust’ in collaboration with the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) arranged a visit for the students of Classes VII-XII to Safdarjung Tomb on 18th April 2017. Poster Making and Slogan Writing Competitions were organised for the students, in which several schools from Delhi and NCR participated.

The topics for the Poster Making Competition were given on the spot. The students in the Middle category made posters on the topic ‘Beauty of Stone’, while the students in the Senior category made posters on the topic ‘Policy and Heritage’.

Five of our students, Spriha Podder- VII E, Nitesh Kumar-VII E, Vrinda Gupta- VIID, Aanchal Tandon-VII D and Sivaranjani Iyer -VIII D were declared the winners in the Middle Category in the Poster Making Competition.