Sci-Verse-2022-Mini Science Week
“Ask the right questions and nature will open its doors to her secrets”.
Taking forward the essence of this famous quote by C.V. Raman, Shiv Nadar School,Faridabad organized ‘Sci-Verse-2022’ from 14th-16th March,2022. The event took off with the activity ‘I spy Science’ on 14th March for Grades 6-8 in which students were given a glimpse into the Scientific Method so as to familiarize them with the approach to experimentation, data collection and analysis, etc. They immersed themselves into designing experiments, conducting surveys and presenting their findings with a fervor that tells us what a brilliant future they have ahead of them.
The next day i.e.15th March began with a Science Assembly conducted by Grade 8 students that marked the ‘National Science Day’ in honor of Sir C.V. Raman’s discovery of the Raman Effect on 28th February,1928. The theme for this year - Integrated approach in Science and technology for a sustainable future - was well represented when students talked about Ancient India and Science, Contribution of Indian Scientists to the world of STEM and futuristic sci-ideas such as ‘Digital Twins tracking Health, Nanorobots, Sweat-powered Smart Watches’ etc.
The assembly was followed by ‘The Green Design Challenge’ where Grade 6-8 students engaged in ideating about a sustainable alternative for a daily life unsustainable product and created innovative,thoughtful ads for their sustainable products. It was exhilarating to see our upcoming world leaders working together towards a greener,safer environment.
Sci-Verse culminated on a high with ‘Sciencathon-2022’ i.e. the Interhouse Science Quiz Competition on 16th March enjoyed by the middle and senior school alike. Students from Grades 6-10 from each house participated in the Lap Round,Visual Round and Rapid Fire Round where the Tigers and the Lions moved on to the Finals while the Panthers and the Leopards remained runner-ups. The audience was enraptured in the final Buzzer Round also witnessed by our esteemed Principal Ms. Anju Wal as each house showcased their scientific prowess. Finally, the Tigers emerged victorious with the Lions evading triumph only by 5 points.
All three days of the Sci-Verse kept the students and teachers immersed in the world of Science,Technology,Sustainability and, most importantly, Hope for a Better Tomorrow.
Sci-Verse truly achieved what Bill Nye rightly said, There's nothing I believe in more strongly than getting young people interested in science and engineering, for a better tomorrow, for all humankind.