Physics Loving Active Youth @ Kendriya Vidyalaya Pattom
An initiative to woo the students keenly interested in Physics to form a group, discussing latest developments in Physics, conducting seminars , demonstrations and workshops, site visits, interaction with experts and great personalities, hands on projects in real life and more.
The first phase started with a group of 30 students of Class 11. The activities got officially inaugurated on the same day when MOM (Mars Orbital Mission) reacher the Mars Orbit. A live view of the telecast was the first activity. After the telecast, the members of PLAY discussed the Mission MOM in detail.
Thereafter, the group of PLAY@KVP visited VSSC during the Space Week Celebrations and watched Rocket Launching, Balloon Lauching and the Space Museum on 9 October 2014.
A demonstration session on the “Physics of Martial Arts was the next event. Mr. Mathew Abraham, VP who holds 4th DAN Black Belt in karate and a Physics Teacher too, explained how the principles of Physics are applied in various attacks and defense techniques in Karate, Judo and other martial arts. The students learning martial arts helped in demonstrations of various attacks and blocks as well as stances and techniques.
The members of PLAY@KVP participated enthusiastically in the Science Exhibition on 29 October 2014 with models winning the minds of judges and guests. Dr. G. Madhavan Nair, former Chairman if ISRO was the Chief Guest during the occasion. In his speech he encouraged the students to think differently for success.
Future plans of PLAY@KVP
Inducting more members to the group by competing in the creative project challenge.
Meeting once in every week with some new information and discussions and plan for the next week.
A newsletter to summarise the activities of PLAY every month.
A Science Fair on 28 February the National Science Day.
Seminars, Projects and more
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