Field Trips and Excursion
Educational Trip to National Museum
East Point School promotes educational trips to refine the skills of students in various fields. Class 4 was taken to National Museum at Janapath on 6 July 2018 for tracing out genius history of evolution and development which played a significant part in regeneration of India. The students of class 4 had an opportunity to visit the gallery devoted to modern arts and crafts, the gallery exhibiting different civilization such as Mohenjodaro, Mesopotamia etc. The Children were fascinated by the arms and armours section where in different weapons were displayed which were used by the kings and soldiers of different dynasties.
VISIT TO AGRICULTURAL CHEMICAL LAB
On 24th May 2018, East point school organized a laboratory visit for class 12th, in which students from science stream were taken to Division of agricultural chemicals of premier research institute Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Pusa campus. Prof. Virender Rana spared his precious time with the students to provide them an insight to the chemical analysis of synthetic compounds, conducted in laboratories . Students were divided into groups for a tour to various labs in which Rotatory evaporator fractional distillation, its working was explained with a small demonstration of certain precautions essential while working with it. Students were then sensitized with the working of thin layer chromatography, gas liquid chromatography, high performance liquid chromatography, mass spectroscopy, there principle was explained by the scientist working in lab and the working was shown including observations of some sample. Students were excited by seeing the Nuclear Magnetic Resonance chamber with its high magnetic power. In the nutshell, it was a practical exposure to the text students read from the book.
Day Camp- Class VI
Nothing beats the excitement of having a hands-on experience and
the learning through it. As a part of Social
Science enrichment, students of Grade 6 were taken for an Educational trip to
Anandgram on 11th may 2018. Anandgram, a Sanskriti
Foundation, was set up about 25 years back. The
students got a glimpse into the rich cultural heritage of our country. The
students were given a guided tour of the Art, terracotta & textile museums.
They were also shown short films on different forms of embroideries practiced
in our country. The students thoroughly enjoyed the clay statues of Terracotta
form and textiles from different states of India. Anand Gram also hosts
innumerable articles showcasing the lifestyle of different periods in the
Indian History like the Indus Valley civilization, the Mauryan Period, and the
Post Mauryan Period.
This trip was a break in routine and adventure that opens up children’s minds to new learning. Overall, it was a very good outing and a great learning experience for not only the students but the teachers as well.
FOLLOW UP ACTIVITIES
After the field trip, the students were divided into three groups based on the museums visited by the students in Anand Gram to assess and enhance their learning during the field trip. The students actively participated in the activities and showcased their creativity while doing clay modeling and textile designing. The aim of the activities was to spread knowledge of India’s rich heritage and art forms among the students. ·
TERRACOTTA(GROUP A) · TEXTILE(GROUP B) · EVERYDAY ART(GROUP C)
VISIT TO NEHRU PLANETARIUM
Class III went for an educational excursion to the Nehru Planetarium on Wednesday (18.04.18) with a total strength of 137 students. Children first viewed the space gallery, where teachers talked to them about different celestial bodies and spaceships displayed. Following this the children were taken to the sky-hall. They were all exhilarated by the ambience of the dark hall and enjoyed the celestial images thoroughly.
They were all taken to a shady space for lunch. Following the lunch, we went to Nehru memorial. Children talked about our freedom struggle. They were fascinated to see the actual pictures of the freedom fighters. Teachers kept them aware by showing them the pictures and briefing about them as well. An information packet trip on the whole.
Day Camp- Class 1
The students of class 1 enjoyed a day camp on the Wonders of Water on Thursday, 19 April, 2018. It was a fun filled day where the children were engrossed in activities including experiments with water, rain dance, story sessions on conservation of water and many more. All the children were very happy and enjoyed each moment.
visit to the National Zoological Park
The students of class 1 were taken on an educational tour to the National Zoological Park on the 8th of February, 2018. They were also apprised about the need to conserve wildlife. The children were very excited to see the animals and enjoyed their trip.
Day Camp - Class 5
"A tribute to the freedom fighters" was held on 29/12/17 . Students were shown a video based on India's journey towards freedom which was followed by a quiz. Then they visited the Parliament museum where they were exposed to the important events held in the history of India. After the visit a follow up worksheet and a timeline activity was done in school. The timeline activity was done in groups wherein the students had to arrange 25 historical events in serial order.
Day Camp- Class 3
Science day camp was conducted on 22nd December’2017 for class 3 in our school.The topic was “Light and Shadow”.Various activities were conducted including experiment based on phenomenon of light i.e ‘Reflection & Refraction’ .Measuring variation in length of the shadow under the sun , Identifying whether object is transparent, translucent or opaque. Students also explored the various characters of a shadow.The day camp was followed by a quiz. Students participated enthusiastically in all activities & experiments to understand the concept of ‘Light & Shadow’.
Day Camp-Class 3
Maths day camp was conducted on 08.12.2017.The topic was Measurement of Weight. Various activities were conducted like weighing of light objects , checking their own weight using weighing machine , weighing different articles using electronic weighing machine. Students participated enthusiastically in the activities to understand and apply the concept of weight.
Day Camp-Class 4
Students had a Math Camp on 11.12.2017 in the school. Students have done various activities related to the concept of perimeter. Activities were done outdoor to give students did real life experience of the concepts.Children enjoyed all the activities and were able to do them successfully.
Day Camp-Class 1
The students of class 1 had a day camp on 19.12.2017 on the Animal Kingdom. The children after making headgear of their favourite animals were divided into groups and were made to weave a story around these animals. They were then taken outdoors to identify the homes and young ones of these animals and finally drew their favourite animals and wrote about them which was displayed on the boards. It was a fun filled day where the children enjoyed all the activities.
Trip to Bal Bhawan-Class 2
Our school organized an educational trip to National Bal Bhawan on 12th Dec,2017 which was an enriching experience for everyone.The students were very curious to know, learn and explore about wall painting, clay modelling, weaving Madhubani painting etc made by young students. They were happy to see various kinds of fishes at Jawahar Aquarium. They also learnt to protect the environment and preserve the resources for future use.
Class IX Environment Club
Environment club students of class IX, went to Bio Diversity Park on 15th December 2017 to learn about the bio diversity of Delhi. They learned how a barren land can be converted to fertile land which has been the habitat of several species of plants and animals. Students also saw many migratory birds. It was an educational and enriching trip for the students.
FIELD TRIP TO ZOO
The tiny toddlers of nursery were taken on an excursion to the zoo on 6th December. It provided wonderful exploration of the wildlife to the children by making real world connection. Children hopped on a battery operated cart and were very excited. As a follow up activity children have drawn their favourite animal.
from Class VIII, Eco-Club, attended a workshop on ‘Green Careers’ and Online Portal
‘One Planet Academy ‘at WWF (World Wide Fund, Lodhi Road, Delhi.) The students
were divided into groups and geared up for a group activity. For each activity
there were two groups - defenders and challengers.
The students selected from participating school judged the presentations.
There were eight groups in all.
The winners from our school were
1) Sneha Nair of VIII A
2) Vaibhav Gautam VIII B
Two students Ardra Mohan and Aanjney Vishwakiran were felicitated by the organisers as jury members. The workshop enlightened the young minds and encouraged them to safeguard our Earth.
Visit To Market
Children of KG visited the near by DDA market.They observed different food items in the grocery shop where the teacher explained the difference between perishable and non-perishable items . They also went to Mother Dairy where they show various Milk products. Children listed names of fruits and vegetables at vendor’s shop .The activity was followed up by the free hand drawing of the market scene by the children.
Educational Tour To National Bal Bhawan
Students of Class IV visited National BalBhawan on 26/09/2017. National BalBhawan organized various activities – Painting, Sketching, Book Binding and Clay modeling. Children were organized into groups. Each group had different exposure. It gave them opportunity to discuss their experiences. They had a joy ride in a train. The short train travel took them around various states, depicted on the wall. The tour ended with a short visit to aquarium museum. It was a great day for the children.
An Educational Trip for Class XI (Science)
EAST POINT SCHOOL REPORT OF VISIT TO NRCPB CLASS 11TH DAY CAMP On 27th September 2017, East point school organized a day camp for class 11th, in which students from science stream were taken to National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology (NRCPB) which is a premiere research institution of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR). Prof.S.R.Bhat and Dr.Deepak Bisht spared their precious time with the students to provide them an insight to the experiments conducted in Biotechnology. An orientation was conducted by Prof.S.R.Bhat, in which he interacted with students to highlight about the institute, work done in ICAR so far, scope of biotechnology in India, various universities and colleges teaching biotech as a subject etc. Then the students were divided into two groups for a tour to various labs, one group was headed by Prof.S.R.Bhat and other group was headed by Dr.Deepak. Students were taken to tissue culture lab in which callus was shown, infected plants growing in medium were shown, Laminar air flow machine and its working was explained with a small demonstration of certain precautions essential while working with it. In tissue culture lab students were also shown bacterial culture growth to distinguish between transformants and non-transformants on the basis of chromogenic substrates. Students were then sensitized with the working of Gel electrophoresis, its principle was explained by the scientist working in lab and the working was shown including observation of DNA bands under UV rays. Dr.Deepak was working on rice plants so he took students to his lab and described about his work, also enumerated the working of commonly used machines like Centrifugation and PCR, refrigerator for storage of liquid nitrogen at-196°C, students were excited by seeing the liquid nitrogen at such a low temperature. Then a visit to genomics lab was taken were genome sequencing machine (ilumina hi seq 1000) was shown. Sir also portrayed about gene gun and its working, silver colour bullets on which coating with gold is done at the time of using gene gun was shown and its working was explained with gene gun. To break the monotony of the tour, a refreshing buttermilk was served to students. In the nutshell, it was a practical exposure to the text read from the book.
An Educational Trip for Class XI
On 27th Sep,2107 students of Class XI (Commerce and Humanities Streams ) and XI (Science Stream) Visited Ananda Gram and NRCPB lab, Pusa Institute respectively. while the science stream were exposed to cutting edge technologies of the modern era, commerce and humanities students were illuminated about our traditional art and culture.They came to school at 2:30 pm and were provided with refreshments which was then followed by follow-up activities planned separately for the three streams students.
Trip to Bal Bhawan
The students of class 1 were out for an educational trip to Bal Bhawan on Friday 8th of September 2017. It was a fun filled day with a lot of activities for the little ones. They learnt about clay pottery, worli art, handicrafts and also enjoyed a train ride. They also visited the fish aquarium and were very fascinated.
Excursion to the Doll’s Museum
Children learn the best in altered surroundings and within each other’s company. To facilitate this aspect of learning, the students of class-II of East Point School were taken for an excursion to the Doll’s museum on the 28th of July.It was a veritable dreamland for the children which had about 6,000 dolls of different shapes, sizes and colours from more than 85 countries on display under one roof. It was a funfilled day which enhanced the knowledge of the learners about various states and their type of clothes thereby showcasing the rich culture.
Field trip to India's rich cultural heritage
EPS organised a day camp titled "Architectural Heritage of India" for students of class VIth on 23rd Aug,17.The focus of the camp was to expose the students to India's rich cultural heritage and magnificent architecture various activities were held throughout the day such as visit to humayuns tomb, poster making etc.the students participated with zeal and showed interest is knowing more about Indias Cultural Heritage
An educational trip to Bal Bhawan
Students of class kg had an educational trip to national bal bhawan on 26 July 2017. They saw a variety of birds and animals in the mini zoo and fishes in the aquarium. They enjoyed the mini train ride too. Children did various engaging and fun filled activities like clay modelling and warli painting.