Saturday, October 12, 2019

WORLD SPACE WEEK CELEBRATION

DATE-4th- 10th October,2019
CONDUCTED BY- Astronomy Club of MAPS

"Space travel is life-enhancing, and anything that's life-enhancing is worth doing. It makes you want to live forever"- Ray Bradbury.

The space is full of mysteries. It has been intriguing us since always.
To unravel the mysteries of the space and to develop a zeal in the students for space exploration, a week long World Space Week was celebrated at Mount Abu Public School.
The week celebration was inaugurated on 4th October by India’s youngest astronomer Mr Aryan Mishra by motivational lecture given to students of class 9-11 .This was followed by Inter Class “Sun gazing competition” for class 10 in which the students had to focus Sun through telescope in minimum possible time.
Also students of Astronomy club researched, collaborated and put their minds together to conduct an amazing exhibition along with students work displayed at students corner .
During the Dussehra break, the celebration continued and survey of students knowledge about the  space  was conducted through questionnaire.Also students were asked to write  letter to the newspaper on the topic“Your vision for Space”
On 9th October, Class 5 students had Space Parade in which they came dressed up as various celestial bodies namely Planets, Satellites and Stars . Some also came in beautiful and interesting costumes of Aliens and Astronauts
They spoke about heavenly bodies and the challenges faced by an astronaut in space. They, in their beautiful costumes,  paraded the school ground while other students looked at them with awe and wonder. This was followed by the exhibition for  all the classes .
On 10th October, the panel discussion was conducted for class 11 students. The topic for the panel discussion was Multiverse and Dark matter. The panelist actively participated in the discussion and were delighted to share their knowledge about the topic. The participants worked with great enthusiasm .All the participants got a fair chance to discuss and discover about the excellent facts about the wide and interesting universe.
Since space celebration does not complete without gazing of stars, moon and planet therefore this event continued till late evening of 10th October with students gazing the celestial bodies with telescope in the specially designed Astronomy Lab of the school
In the evening students of astronomy club had a Skype session with “Dr.Henry Throop”, a scientist at the Planetary Science Institute, served as Science Team Collaborator and worked in New Horizons mission. He shared all his experience about  Pluto and success of New Horizon mission. He also shared astonishing pictures of his mission and Pluto. The icing on the cake was that the students had  an informative interactive session with this great personality.
The World Space Week celebration was a great success and enjoyed by all.








Friday, April 19, 2019

Session on Astronomy


The school conducted a session on astronomy on  11th April ,2019.  from 6 :00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. This session was primarily for the students for class 9. Two students Arnim and Aditya of class 11 initiated the session by providing theoretical knowledge of astronomy and space science. The Youngest Indian Astronomer Mr. Aryan Mishra also motivated the students as well as teachers and gave tips  on  usage of telescope. Moon and stars were focussed by students viewed moon and stars through the  telescope. The session was very  interactive and students learnt lot many things  about Astronomy.





Friday, December 14, 2018

Subject of infinity- Astronomy

Mount Abu Public School conducted a session on astronomy on 13th December from 5:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m. in presence of the famous young Indian astronomer Aryan Mishra. The session began with a theory session and presentation on the the topic ' Subject of infinity- Astronomy ' by Aditya Sharma and Arnim Dev Singh of class X. Thereafter the students did hands on telescopes for focusing moon. There after an experience sharing session was taken by the students followed by an interactive session with Aryan Mishra where students interacted with him to explore the scope of astronomy as a field.







Wednesday, November 28, 2018

‘Interactive workshop focussed on Mars in collaboration with National Geographic’ in Nehru Planetarium

‘Interactive workshop focussed on Mars in collaboration with National Geographic’ in Nehru Planetarium. This workshop took place inside the sky theatre of Nehru Planetarium 🌍.
The workshop focussed on the various aspects of Mars also containing sky theatre interaction, discussion and some handson activities. This workshop was highly knowledgable and created interest of astronomy in students. Students really enjoyed this interactive session and are looking forward for next more sessions.










Tuesday, November 27, 2018

“Session by India’s youngest astronomer - Mr Aryan Mishra”

“Session by India’s youngest astronomer - Mr Aryan Mishra”

The session begun with the theoretical knowledge of Spectroscopy and then hands on making of spectroscope in which students as well as teachers participated with all their efforts. Then non- existence of Pluto was discussed. Mr Aryan then told about various activities undergoing worldwide like International Asteroids Search Campaign, Earth Kam etc.
He motivated the students to go for their passion as their career as that will give contentment. The workshop was highly motivating  and inclined the students towards astronomy. The participants were really motivated after this workshop.






Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Mount Abu school sector 5 Rohini provides young learners a unique platform to discover the cosmos within by becoming the only school in Delhi to have established  the  First Astronomy Lab ,on 23 October 2018. It is a unique privilege to explore the infinite potential that the universe holds... .





WORLD SPACE WEEK CELEBRATION

DATE-4th- 10th October,2019 CONDUCTED BY- Astronomy Club of MAPS "Space travel is life-enhancing, and anything that's life-enhanci...