Advisor Dr Kekhrielhoulie Yhome inspects the models of State level Science, Mathematics & Environment Exhibition 2023 in Kohima on July 27.(Morung Photo)
Kohima | July 27
Through the platform of State Level Science, Mathematics & Environment Exhibition 2023 in Kohima, students from different educational institutions today presented scientific models on “My Ideal Home,” Grey water recycling model using eco-friendly and low cost materials, sustainable smart home, sleep detector, revolutionised solution for health and cleanliness, working models of hydraulic excavator, Bluetooth controlled and obstacle avoidable robot, eco-friendly home model, raindrops and wind electricity etc.
The exhibition took place in the presence Nagaland School Education & SCERT Advisor, Dr Kekhrielhoulie Yhome at Ura Academy Hall, Kohima under the theme “Technology & Toy.”
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Yhome stressed on the importance of science and technology in today's world, saying that it has eased everyday life and made it less complicated. He assured that the department will see that science, mathematics and environment exhibition is conducted at the district level.
He viewed that technology should be used for the goodness of humanity. The Advisor said the Naga society has come a long way from the head-hunting culture to catching up with the rest of the world within a short span of time. There is a need for exemplary leaders with a strong narrative to lead society, he said.
Dr Yhome urged upon the students to be creative without any limits and to think without bounds. Further, he maintained that toys act as an important tool to teach children about various things.
‘Give more space to children to learn’
Also speaking on the occasion, Nagaland’s school education director Wonthungo Tsopoe stressed on the need to give more space to children to learn in line with the new National Education Policy’s focus on student-centered learning.
Stating that the future of our generation lies in our children, he said “Let us nurture them well.”
Tsopoe also stressed on the need to have more interactions between the teachers and students.
T Mhonlumi Ezung, PGT (Zoology), Rüzükhrie GHSS Kohima said that the idea behind this science, mathematics & environment exhibition is to encourage a new approach to education and improve children’s critical thinking ability.
Onongoto Solehol, Chief Mentor, Innovation Hub and Space Education Center, Nagaland Science Centre talked on the theme “Technology and Toys.”
Earlier, Patricia Vizo, senior SDEO delivered welcome address. Students from Baptist High Kohima presented special song. Vote of thanks was proposed by Gloria Ezung, Assistant Director, School Education, Nagaland.
This programme was organized by Directorate of School Education in collaboration with District Education Office, Kohima.
Selected schools for National Level Exhibition 2023
Meanwhile, as per the final judgment of the jurists, the following students and schools under the following sub-themes have been selected and will be forwarded to NCERT for consideration of participation in National Level Science, Mathematics and Environment Exhibition 2023:
• Transport and Innovation: Akokla Jamir with teacher guide Joyti Gurung of Fernwood School
• Advancement in Information & Communication Technology: Vekulü with teacher guide Mhasiekholie Paul Belho of GHS Chandmari
• Historical Development with current innovation: Toli Kent with teacher guide Lucy of Mezhür HSS
• Eco friendly materials: Thütsüno with teacher guide Edward Aley of Rüzhükhrie GHSS; Menolhubi with teacher guide Rokovituo Nagi of GHSS Jotsoma; Berimong with teacher guide Mhasikholie Sachü of TM GHSS
• Health and Cleanliness: Khonzani N Odyuo with teacher guide Amul Boro of Model HSS; Berimong with teacher guide Mhasikholie Sachü of TM GHSS; Thejaseno Gwirie with teacher guide Visuto of Baptist High, Kohima
• Environmental Concerns: Nginnyu Angha with teacher guide Kelhouputuo Rutsa of Dr N Kire GHSS; Jentina Yaomei with teacher guide Surjit Telem of Little Flower HSS; Lulu Nienu with teacher guide Thejasenuo Chase of Ministers' Hill Baptist HSS.
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