Demo of techniques used in Biotechnology for Class XII Biology Students

A demo of techniques used in Biotechnology was done by Dr Tripti Bhatnagar of  Biotechnology Company, Codon Biotech for Class XII Biotechnology students on 17 November 2017. The students learnt the method to isolate plasmid DNA from the bacteria, E.coli and performed Agarose Gel Electrophoresis. They carried out restriction digestion and saw fluorescent DNA fragments under Transilluminator. Students did quantitative Spectrophotometric Analysis of DNA and Protein. Ms Niva Chhonkar, Coordinator- Biology elaborated the precautions to be taken while performing these experiments. Students from Biologxy sections were excited to see the DNA fragments separated during electrophoresis.

Guest Speaker Programme- History

A Guest speaker programme was organized for the students of Class IX and XII, on 15th November 2017.

Prof Sanjay Kumar Pandey, former Chairman Russian Studies, Central Asian Studies and Foreign languages ,Jawaharlal Nehru University addressed the students of Class IX and XII (History group) on the Russian Revolution. The chapter has been made compulsory by CBSE for class IX from this session. He discussed the various ideologies of Liberals, Conservatives and Socialists. He also explained the causes and impact of the revolution.

Vice Principal, Ms.Anita Singh, welcomed him with a token of appreciation. The session was attended by Class IX (G-N) students in the 3rd and 4th periods. It was followed by an interactive session.

The second session commenced in the 5th period and was followed till the end of the 6th period. The session was graced by the Vice Principal, Ms.Padma Srinivasan. The session was attended by students of Class IX (A-F) and Class XII history students. They enquired about various facts and concepts during the programme from the speaker.

The vote of thanks was proposed by a student of Class IX. Teachers of the history department also attended the sessions. The programme was coordinated by Ms.Sohini Chakravarty.

Guest Speaker Programme for Class VIII

A Guest speaker programme was organized for the students of Class VIII, Sections A-F during their Work Experience periods, on 12 October 2017.

Mr. Rajeeva Shukla, Additional Secretary, Land and Building Department, Vikas Bhavan , was the Guest of Honour. He and his accompanying team members were extended a warm welcome by the Headmistress, Ms. Rashmi Malhotra.

Mr. Shukla addressed the students on various aspects of natural disasters. He gave the students a brief idea of the types of natural disasters e.g. tsunamis, fires, earthquakes etc. He also threw light on the precautionary measures that one could take if such a calamity arises. A slide show made the talk interesting and easy to comprehend. His presentation was followed by an interactive session on the safety measures to be taken and the ‘Do’s and Don’ts’ to be followed in case of a fire at home / school. The session was interesting and provided an insight to the students.

A similar session would be organised for the students of Sections G-K, in the month of December.



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