Following the grand success of the International Year of Light celebration in 2019, Cambridge School Greater Noida yet again prided itself by celebrating the International Day of Light on 16th May’19. CSGN organized a Science fair ‘Light for People and People for Light’ in which many students from different schools from Greater Noida and Noida participated with great zeal and zest.Mr. K.Thyagarajan, Professor and Head, Department of Physics in the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Bennett University, Greater Noida, graced the event as Chief Guest.
The event also marked the presence of the School manager Mr. Indranil Gupta and Managing Committee member Mrs. Veena Sirohi. Eminent personalities from the field of academics judged the various activities and provided their valuable inputs about the event.
The Science fair comprised of various competitions like – Be the Scientist- The Unsung Heroes, for class VI. Scientists like Thomas Young, Decartes, Robert Hook came alive when the participants dressed like them and spoke about their work and their contribution in the field of science and technology in first person. The excellent technical and presentation skills of the students of class VII came to the forefront during the event Exploring the Science of Light wherein they performed many breath-taking activities based on light, like reflection, refraction, polarization, dispersion and scattering of light. The event also saw some innovative working models by the students of class VIII in the event Light for Sustainable Development (model making). The students of IX and X presented beautiful and creative pictorial depictions in the event Photon Terrace and explained the research on the nature of light from Aristotle to Einstein. Some of the topics taken up by the teams in the event Research Melody were SAD & Light therapy, Medical Imaging, LCDs, Astrophotonics, LASERS & their role in technological development, Nanophotonics and Radiation detectors for health, safety and security (RADDESS).
The students realized how light impacts modern society and how advances in light-based science and technology can aid in achieving goals in education and sustainable development.