Moradabad showcases scientific creativity at BrainCafÃ© Budding Scientist Contest 2012, State level for Uttar Pradesh
BrainCafÃ© organizes BrainCafÃ© Budding Scientist Contest 2012 in Moradabad to motivate young minds with scientific learning
October 20, 2012:-- From launching a rocket to creating LED screen. Many such interesting experiments were demonstrated at the ´BrainCafÃ© Budding Scientist Contest 2012â€˜ organized by BrainCafÃ©, an activity based learning program of Zee Learn that bridges gap between teaching and learning science. The competition observed participation from 50 students across 15 schools showcasing their talent in the field of Science. The event took place at: Wilsonia Convent School, Moradabad.
.Students from renowned schools across cities such as Moradabad Allahabad, Jhansi, Varnasi, Meerut, Agra, Etawah Hardoi participated in this event. Amongst the schools that participated were, Vishnu Bhagwan Public School, St. joseph's College, Mount Litera Zee School, The holy Angels School, Mount Litera Zee School, Wilsonia School, Mount Litera Zee School, St Xavier's School, Mount Litera Zee School, Bal Vidya Bhavan Public School, Aryan International school, Kosi Public School, Smt. Chameli Devi Gyanashram, Kaushambi Preseidency School, Heritage School.
The occasion was graced by the presence of Mr. Nimish Kapoor - Senior Scientist , Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, Mr. Shiv Singh, ex. Principal Hindu College , Moradabad, S.K Verma, HOD Wilsonia degree college, Moradabad
Mr Amanpal Singh, Business Head, BrainCafÃ©, said, Ã¢â‚¬Å“The BrainCafÃ© Budding Scientist Contestâ€˜12Ã¢â‚¬ is one of Indiaâ€˜s largest Science competition that provides students with the unique platform to showcase their ability to apply scientific principles for creating working models. Held across different levels, from School to the National level, the contest attempts to develop High Order Thinking Skills (HOTS) among students through the route of Science. The BrainCafÃ© technique enables the â€˜Learning by Doingâ€˜ through the unique teaching methodology, based on ´Observe, Explore and Reflect.Ã¢â‚¬
Ã¢â‚¬Å“In order to motivate participants to encourage innovation, BrainCafÃ© offers an international trip to the first prize winner from each category. The student can bag a chance to visit Japanâ€˜s Gakken Educational Company,Ã¢â‚¬ added Mr Singh.
BrainCafÃ© Budding Scientist Contest 2012 has registered and observed participation from 9500 students across 240 schools in the country. Ã¢â‚¬Å“The range of innovations demonstrated by BrainCafÃ© students during the contest had been beyond belief. From Hydraulic Lift to Elevator, Solar Car to Rotating lamp, Barometer to Wind Mill the diversity of creativity was phenomenal. The projects were demonstrated applying the BrainCafÃ© system of learning scientific principles,Ã¢â‚¬ explains Mr Singh.
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