Tuesday, 6 August 2013

309 child scientists participate in 'Inspire' - Source LT

n Experiments by students impress all n Science expo to conclude today

A total of 309 child scientists demonstrated their talent in the district-level science exhibition 'Inspire Award 2013-14' held at Baliram Patil School in the city. It was really a moment of pride for their parents and teachers who visited the exhibition and observed the creations of their kids.
The experiments that students presented in the exhibition had different shades but most of them were related to social issues such as water scarcity, drought and flood at Uttarakhand. Students demonstrated several ways to save water, alarm system for natural calamities such as flood, getting energy from solar system, importance of environment conservation and the ways for it, new technology in farming, getting more produce from farms. Even elders were impressed by the wide range of creations. 
The students of Baliram Patil School presented an experiment with the theme of saving the world even in cloudburst. It was ideated from the recent calamity at Kedarnath which took toll of thousands of devotees. Mihir Patil, a student of the school, created an alarm system that will alert local authorities, police, fire brigade, and disaster management cells in case of a cloudburst and the increased water level due to it.
Students of Talat Urdu High School demonstrated the sprinkler irrigation system and the modern technology in farming. Proper embankment of farm plots, controlled water supply and the diversion of excess water back to well was demonstrated by the students. Students of Moral Kids High School created a sensor system for wheelchair whereas students of Saibaba Vidyalay demonstrated automated railway crossing gate control system. Municipal School at Harsul presented a siren that will alert about the danger after the water level in dams crosses its limits. Jijamata Sangh demonstrated the conversion of solar power in electricity and Sonamata School presented a system to alert for leakage of cooking gas at homes.
The students from Zilla Parishad and municipal schools presented several experiments which were really useful for conservation of environment, farming, and energy resources. 
Wednesday is the last day for the exhibition, said district education officer P B Chavan.

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