‘Happiness Quotient @COVID Times’
To help children unwind during Summer Vacation and make this lockdown a memorable experience, Delhi Public R.K Puram under the able guidance of the Headmistress Ms. Niva Chhonkar and coordinators – Ms. Pooja Khanduja, Ms. Anjana Virmani, Ms. Vinita Gupta and Ms. Shaloo Khanna organised “Intersection Multidisciplinary Virtual Competitions 2020” for Classes VI to VIII. Events were planned in different subjects like English, Hindi, Maths, Science, Social Sciences and third Language keeping in mind the concept to promote creativity, learning by doing, their observations during the lockdown period and to use the resources available at home. In all, there were 1527 entries received for different competitions and 436 students from Classes VI to VIII participated in the event. E-certificates were issued to the winners and the participants.
The following Events were organised from 19th May 2020 to 22nd May 2020:
English Department – 19th May 2020.
Class VI – Whistling Woods, A poetry recitation competition based on the theme Nature
Class VII – Encomium, English Elocution. Participants had to choose a speech of any renowned person from the field of politics, sports, business, science, social service etc.
Class VIII – Tug of Words. Topics for the Turncoat Debate were given on the spot.
Mathematics Department – 19th May 2020.
Class VI- Design Your Superhero, Participants had to use their imagination and innovative powers to design a superhero using mathematical shapes.
Class VII: Symphonies Of Mathematics, Participants had to either sing a mathematical song/jingle/recite a poem based on topics from mathematics.
Class VIII – Digital Presentation, PowerPoint making competitions on topics from mathematics.
Social Science Department – 20th May 2020.
History:“Itihaas ke panno se” –
History an adventure – a journey across time and space……”, Participants had to express their thoughts about the same.
Geography: Nature Smiles with COVID- Nature has flourished with the lockdown – Powerpoint making competition.
Civics: “Atulya Bharat”- A Collage making competition to reflect the rich cultural heritage of India.
Hindi Department – 21st May 2020.
Class VI- कविता-पाठ : ‘मातृभूमि तुझे सलाम’
Class VII – दोहावली एवं पद गायन.
Class VIII – स्वयं से आमना- सामना
III Languages – 21st May 2020.
French – Ad-Zap, During or Post Covid-19 Pandemic Products and Services.
Making and presenting an original advertisement in French.
German – ‘‘Find the Orator in you’’, A public speaking competition was organised on
Topics: Gesundheit /Glücklichkeit/ Freundschaft/ Sport
Spanish – Poetry Recitation on the Theme: Felicidad Y Alegria
Sanskrit – स्फोरकपत्रकनिर्माणम् /भित्तिपत्रनिर्माणम् कोरोणा – विषाणुः / पिहितीकरणम्
(CoronaVirus / Lockdown)
General Science Department – 22nd May 2020.
Class VI – Let’s be environment friendly.
1a. Bookmark making – Creating Bookmark out of waste materials.
1b. My favourite plant
Biology & Chemistry – Master Chef: Fireless Cooking.
Physics – Thrust Talk (Extempore) on topic “General Science and Current Affairs”.
Class VIII –
In Physics – Collage making competition on the topics: The physics of sound, Alternative sources of energy, Mangalyaan-India’s success story.
Chemistry – Digital presentation on any one of the topics-The inside story of an atom, Discoveries in the field of chemistry, Chemistry in daily life.
Biology – Microorganisms – Comic Strip making on any one of the topics: The world in quarantine – I am COVID 19 (Concept: Viral diseases), Food says: Want me to last longer? (Concept: Preservation of Food), Wanna bake a loaf of bread! (Concept: Fermentation)
Who is mightier…? Man or Me? ( Role of Bacteria).