“Science is a beautiful gift to humanity, we should not distort it.”
St Aloysius Gonzaga School observed Science Week from 13th June, 2022 to 17th June, 2022 to engage and inspire students towards the field of science and to build up a better society through young minds with innovative skills.
The culmination of the Science week activities was held on 17th June, 2022 with great zeal and enthusiasm. The programme began with a prayer song sung by the students which gave a divine touch to the entire event. The welcome address was given by Ms Shilpa Ballal. The students sang a special song on saving the earth and make it a beautiful place to live. A skit was presented by students with a meaningful message on the positions of elements in the periodic table which enlightened on the uniqueness and importance of everything in nature and each one has their own specific purpose. A graceful dance performance was exhibited by the students highlighting on the conservation of nature and to always remember 3R principle. The chief guest of the programme was Ms Jyothi Simav Vaz, Assistant Professor at Department of Postgraduate Chemistry, St Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangaluru who highlighted on her perspectives about science and shared with the students that Science can be defined as curiosity, discipline and problem solving and she encouraged the students to be curious and develop their problem-solving skills. The Principal, Fr Melwyn Anil Lobo SJ spoke on how science is an interesting subject and one of the best way to solve the problems in and around the society. He also encouraged the students to develop their curiosity and scientific temperament that could be of great help to the society. He highlighted on the contribution given by Dr A.P.J Abdul Kalam in the field of Science and technology. All the Science teaching faculty were appreciated by the Principal for their efforts in conducting the Science week activities and organizing the culmination programme. The vote of thanks was proposed by Khatija Soha Shakir of Class XI. The programme was compered by Angel Marianne Rodrigues and Divith J of Class VIA.
Students from Class I to XI had a wonderful time exploring their scientific aptitudes by participating in different hands-on activities such as leaf collage, Healthy plate, trash to treasure, poster making, constellation plate, Science doddle art, Collage on Scientists, poster on facts of science, hanging planters, campaign boards on famous quotes related to science and science diagrams in rangoli form. Each student had the opportunity to expand their knowledge in the field of science and technology. Taking part with positive attitude and enthusiasm, they acquired understanding of scientific concepts and principles through the fun-filled activities facilitated by the Science faculty.