Scientific Outreach Activity : Kochi (Kerala)
Aurorae - 2022
Under the auspices of "Azadi Ka Amrut Mahotsav", IPR organized a scientific outreach programme entitled "Aurorae-2022" at the Bhavan's Adarsha Vidyalaya, Kakkanad, Kochi (Kerala) during 19-24 September, 2022.
The programme was inagurated by Prof V. P. N. Nampoori, Emiritus Professor, International School of Photonics, Cochin University of Science & Technology. Sri. Venugopal. C. Govind, Chairman, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, (Kochi Kendra) was the Guest of Honor for the event.
As part of this programme, an exhibition on plasma and its applications and nuclear fusion was set up at Bhavan's Adarsha Vidyalaya and over 60 students of 11th std (science stream) were trained to explain the exhibits to the visitors. Students and teachers from several schools in Kochi as well as students from 7 other schools of Bhavan's Vidya Mandir attended the exhibition. In the introduction-cum-training programme on plasma and its applications conducted for science teachers, over 70 teachers in the CBSE stream participated.
An inter-school quiz competition was also organized by IPR outreach as part of the event in which teams from 7 schools participated.
Over 2000 students and teachers from 17 schools and colleges in Kochi visited the event.
While the event was coordinated by Shri. Suresh K. (Principal) and Ms. Jyothi Pradeep (Vice Principal), orgainzation of the event was led by Ms. Sandhya K V (Head, Physics Dept) and other staff members of the Physics Department of Bhavan's Adarsha Vidayalaya.
Visitors to the Event
Bhavan's Vidya Mandir group of schools (7 schools in Kochi)
Al-Ameen School, Kochi
All Kerala Bhavan’s Science Teachers and College Lecturers - Training Programme
CBSE Schools in Kochi (Science Teachers) - Training programme
Amrita School Of Arts And Sciences, Kochi Campus
Aquinas College, Edakochi
Bharat Matha College, Kochi
Cochin College, Kochi
FACT Township High School, Kochi
Marthoma College, Perumbavoor
Images of the event
Inaguration of the event (L) Lighting the lamp (M) Prof. V. P. N. Nampoori addressing the audience.
Sri.Venugopal. C. Govind, Chairman, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, (Kochi Kendra) visiting the exhibition
Training of student volunteers
Introducing plasma to students
Teacher's training programme in plasma science & technology
Participants of the teacher's training programme with the plasma exhibits
Student volunteers explaining the exhibits
Students reading the plasma comic book
Inter-School quiz competition in progress
Prize distribution of the quiz competition
Concluding session of the event
The student volunteers from Bhavan's Adarsha Vidyalaya with IPR Outreach members
The organizing team from Bhavan's Adarsha Vidyalaya with IPR Outreach members
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