Astronomy Workshop at DPS, GBN
“Man must rise above the Earth—to the top of the atmosphere and beyond—for only thus he will fully understand the world in which he lives.” – Socrates, Philosopher
Ardent followers of the philosophy ‘I do - I understand; I understand – I learn’, DPS ,GBN along with SPACE conducted a series of workshops for I to V on October 24 and 25 ,November 15,2018 ,and January 12,2019 respectively. Planned with an intention to focus on teaching Space Science and Astronomy to students through hands on experience, the workshop enriched the knowledge of students and developed scientific temperament .
The young learners were involved in group activities to inculcate team spirit, leadership along with critical thinking and logical reasoning skills.
Each session opened new horizons for the future astronauts .They were more than amazed with the new world they were discovering. Their trip to Mars during activities, their experience with the telescope and microscope taught them beyond books. Every session revealed amazing facts about planets, stars and atmosphere, and gave them experience of a lifetime.
Overall, the entire experience was a good amalgamation of fun and learning and motivated the students to think out of the box.