Rural Scientific Outreach Activity :
Dr. Kalam Innovative School,  Varasda, Amreli (Dt)

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As part of the AKAM celebrations, IPR has been conducting a series of scientific outreach activities in rural schools of different districts of Gujarat. The third such event was conducted during 4-8 July, 2022 at Dr. Kalam Innovative School, located at Varasda Village in Amreli district. This is a Gujarati medium school with over 350 students studying in classes 1-10.

The 4-day event consisted of popular talks on plasma and its applications and exhibition of over 15 working models. Over  4000 students and teachers from 9 schools in the vicinity as well as general public visited the exhibition. Students from the local school for deaf and mute students also attended the exhibition, which was a unique experience for IPR Outreach. Students of class 10 were trained to explain the exhibits to the visitors.

As part of the event, the Gujarati version of the children’s comic book on plasma “The Wonderful World of Plasma” was also distributed to all the visiting students and teachers. Students from the school were trained to explain the exhibits to visitors.   A set of 10 posters on plasma and a popular book on plasma “Living with Plasma” were also distributed to the visiting schools for display in their school’s library. IPR Outreach proposes to conduct such events in rural schools of Mandvi, Bhavnagar and Porbandar Districts of Gujarat in the coming months.  

Students from the following schools attended the event.

Dr. Kalam Innovative School, Amreli
Vidyaguru Science School, Amreli
Mukbadhir School, Amreli
Taravada Gurukul, Taravada, Amreli
Government School, Amreli
Swaminarayan Gurukul, Chital, Amreli
Gajera Sankul, Amreli city
Damnagar Gurukul, Lathi, Amreli
Innovative School, Amreli

Images & Videos of the Event

Visit of deaf-mute students to the plasma exhibition
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Inaguration of the event

Introducing Plasma to the students

Plasma exhibition

Deaf-Mute students enjoying the comic book on plasma
Deaf-Mute students at the exhibition
Deaf-Mute students at the exhibition

Plasma exhibition
Plasma exhibition
Plasma exhibition
Plasma exhibition
Students and staff of the Deaf-Mute school with IPR ORD staff

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