Rural Scientific Outreach Activity : Bhanvad, Gujarat
As part of the AKAM celebrations, IPR will be conducting a series of scientific outreach activities in schools of rural schools of different districts of Gujarat. The first such event was conducted during 1-4 March, 2022 at the Purusharth Saikshanik Sankul, Bhanvad, Devbhumi Dwaraka District. This is a Guajarati medium residential school with over 750 students studying in classes 1-12.
The 4-day event consisted of a popular talk on plasma and its applications and exhibition of over 15 working models related to plasma and its applications. Over 500 students of the host school as well over 500 students and over 70 teachers from ten other schools in this taluka as well as several officers from district and taluka administration also visited the exhibition. The event was inaugurated by the Taluka Education Officer, Bhanvad Taluka. The event was also visited by District Education Officer, Taluk Mamlatdar, Taluka Revenue Officer, and Principals of schools and colleges in Bhanvad and neighboring taluks.
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 participating students and teachers. 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 Surat, Bhuj and Banaskantha districts in the coming months.
Images & Videos of the Event
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Purusharth Saikshanik Sankul, Bhanvad
~ 500 students & 26 teachers
Adarsh School, Dhoraji (Rajkot Dt)
Fatehpur Primary School, Fathepur
40 students & 1 teacher
Taluka School Madresa, Bhanvad
40 students & 4 teachers
M. V. Gehlani Girls School, Bhanvad
156 students & 4 teachers
Taluka School – 2, Navapara, Bhanvad
48 students & 2 teachers
Mewasa Primary School, Mewasa
68 students & 4 teachers
Taluka School – 4, Bhanvad
52 students & 4 teachers
V. M. Gehlani Kumar School, Bhanvad
61 students & 3 teachers
Abhilasha School, Vanavad
75 students & 2 teacher
Agastya International School, Khambhadia
54 students & 4 teachers
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