The Mathematics Department of Delhi Public School RK Puram organised a DIGITAL PRESENTATION Competition for students of Classes XI and XII on 8th June 2020. The students were given topics like “Mathematics in Music”, ‘Probability-The guide to choice making’, “ Mathematics and Technology’, ‘Role of Mathematics in current scenario’, ‘Applications of Matrices’. The children were asked to make a presentation on any of these topics or any other topic of their choice. They were asked to present the topic of their choice in front of the judges. Each team was allotted 3-4 minutes to present. They could either present individually or as a team of two.
MAGAZINE COVER DESIGN COMPETITION
A Magazine Cover Design competition was organised by the Mathematics Department on 9th June 2020 for students of classes XI and XII. Each participant had to design a cover of a math magazine. The design of the cover can be either handmade or using software. The participant had to present the cover and also talk about his thought process behind the design of the cover in front of the judges.
GUEST SPEAKER PROGRAMME
The Mathematics Department of Delhi Public School R.K.Puram under the guidance of Mr.Anil Kathuria, Head of the Department organised a Guest Speaker Programme on 10th and 11th June 2020 for the students of class XI and XII. The guest speaker Dr.Jonaki Ghosh, a lecturer at the Department of Elementary Education, Lady Shri Ram College for Women, University of Delhi, spoke on the topic Mathematical Explorations: Developing Mathematical Thinking Through Problem Solving. She discussed the problems of the chessboard, The Friendship Theorem, The Monty Hall Problem and Coin Weighing Problem with the students. Dr Jonaki Ghosh also discussed how a mathematical model helps in predicting the spread of an epidemic in context to the pandemic we all are going through. The children interacted with the guest and answered the questions put to them by the speaker. The Principal, Ms Padma Srinivasan and Vice Principal, Dr.Renu Nayar graced the occasion with their presence.