by BIS correspondent
NERUL-MUMBAI, DECEMBER 7, 2013: Don Bosco Senior Secondary School, Nerul organised their 4th Annual Exhibition on 30th November 2013, in the school Assembly Hall, inaugurated by Rev. Fr. Bonnie Borges the Manager, accompanied by the Principal Rev.Fr. Anthony Fonseca.
With a view to encourage and inculcate scientific temper, civic sense and ethics among the children, DON BOSCO SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL NERUL, organizes this intra school exhibition every year where students showcase their talents not only in Science and Mathematics but also in various other school subjects like: Social Studies, Computer Science, Arts including languages English, Hindi, Marathi and their applications in different areas related to everyday life.
In order to ensure the widest possible participation from classes V to X the school organised the exhibition in two groups. i.e. Classes V – VII as Group 'C' and Classes VIII TO X as Group 'D'. The number of exhibits in Group 'C' was 34 with 187 participants and the number of exhibits in Group 'D' was 24 with 127 participants.
Objectives of the Exhibition:
to provide a forum for children to pursue their natural curiosity and inventiveness to quench their thirst for creativity;
to make children aware that science is all around us and we can gain knowledge as well as solve many problems by relating the learning process to the physical and social environment;
to highlight the role of science and technology for producing good quality and environmental friendly materials for the use of society;
to encourage children to visualise future of the nation and help them become sensitive and responsible citizens;
to apply mathematics and information technology to visualise and solve problems pertaining to everyday life.
to create awareness about environmental issues and concerns and inspiring children to devise innovative ideas towards their mitigation.
Enabling students to communicate effectively in different situations and settings with using authentic, appropriate, and correct linguistic forms.
Enabling students to communicate effectively in subject matter areas in general, and mathematics and sciences in particular.
Developing students' critical thinking skills (analytical, synthetic, critical).
Developing intercultural understanding and appreciation.
Promoting students' positive attitudes toward the target language and culture.
Enhancing students' abilities to work with others.
The students were not only guided by teachers, were also supported by parents. It was indeed a very good exposure for students to showcase their interest and talents.