The National Academy of Young Scientists in Pakistan (NAYS) is going to celebrate this first Science for Youth week in Pakistan from 14th to 20th April. The themes reflect the importance of active participation of students and researchers. The Science for Youth activities are sponsored by the Emerging National Science Foundations (ENSF) and supported by many other educational forums such as Pakistan Science Club (PSC), ECO Science Foundation (ECS-SF) Al Asarian Society, CYC, IllmDost, Tech TV, YGC. OPSYD, C and the Global Young Academy (GYA).Major aim of S4Y week would be career counseling of younger students. NAYS team would also conduct sessions, seminars, and healthy activities just to educate students with different terminologies and to give knowledge of various disciplines of science.
In the light of importance of active participation of students present event is designed with following themes;
a: Science Model competition at district level
b: Science quiz competitions among student of school and colleges
c: Science Essay writing competitions
d: Science lectures by researchers and young scientist in different schools and colleges.
Today was the 1st day of Science for Youth Week-2014 many science demonstrator gave lectures and presentation in GOVT and private schools.
Aftab Ahmad (President NAYS)Today visited Gov’t M. Mushtaq Shaheed High School Bucha Chatha and gave a lecture on education system, Science and application of science and technologies. Students, normally don’t ask questions but if we motivate them they do ask. President also had some discussion with Staff and admin of schools.
Noman Asalm, S4y-NAYS Demonstrator perform an activity on title How we can conserve the natural resources? He visited Ghazali Model High School Kunjah, Gujrat. He involved the students in lectures. Students participated very actively, The concept of Lecture was great.
Mariem Anwer, NAYS-S4Y Demonstrator gave a lecture on Importance of science in Dar-Un-Niswan High School. It was a female school. She also give some tips on healthy life style
Umair Khan, S4Y-NAYS Official gave a lecture on carrier counselling in Mosses Grammer School, Karachi. they were about 30 Student in Class. Response of student was very active. Good Job Umair Ahmad Khan
Shazia Shereen NAYS-S4Y Demonstrator gave a lecture in carrier counselling and Introduction to biology Science in Government Dar-ul-Niswan High school 65 jail road Lahore. target Students were of 7th, 8th and 9th class, Students were very excited about Science and its importance.
Asmat Ullah Nazri Official S4Y and Demonstrators have visited Pak-Turk international school In Quetta. At the end NAYS team conducted essay on the topic, A Model village in The Light of Current Technologies. The pages where provided by the NAYS team with the NAYS and S4Y logos. The principle of the Pak-Turk school was so excited and warmly welcomed NAYS team. He also provided a magzines as a gift to NAYS team. And had also provided thanking letter and promised that in the future they will help us for the Quiz and model competition
Mrs Zeshan Siraj, Principal City Model School Multan and NAYS-S4Y Demonstrator delivered at “The Punjab City School Multan” conveyed the message to “Save our Mother Nature”different ways of recycling of Natural resources were told. Effect of pollution on environment was discussed.A video was shown about the death of birds at Pacific Ocean resulted due to findings of rubbish like bottle lids;blades etc from their stomach by the investigators. Response of students was really effective.They apologized the mistakes done by humans so far and promised to save our Mother Nature.
Maryam Zafar, NAYS-S4Y Demonstrator deliver a lecture in ILM School – A project of LGS (14. TAP road Lahore) to 8th and 9th Class Students. The Topic of Lecture was Introduction of Science and Computational Biology.The administration was very cooperative and students enjoyed and gained from what I taught them as they raised many questions regarding to lecture and the scope of science as well. Admin appreciated NAYS activity and pointed out that these activities lead to enhance mental capabilities of students and make them more oriented towards conceptual education.
Science For Youth Week Essay Model and Sketch Competition In Kohat In collaboration Of NAYS and Al Asarian Society
Science For Youth Week Essay Model and Sketch Competition In Kohat In collaboration Of NAYS and Al Asarian Society. Opening ceremony was conducted in the presence of chief guest Dr. Liaqat Ali Khan Chairman Fine Arts Department Kohat University of Science & Technology. After that program was started with the recitation of Holy Quran and after that the Principal Farman Shah (Welcomed all the guests and chief guest), S.S GHSS Usterzai Payan Qaiser Abbas (views about the event) and chief guest Dr. Liaqat Ali Khan (Motivation topic) shared their precious views with the audience. After opening ceremony the chief guest visits all the stalls along with Managing Director Al-Asar Higher Secondary School Haji Ahmad Raza.
Meanwhile the sketch and drawing competition was also going on in a class room and organizers were conducting that.
The MNA Shehryar Afridi and MPA Kohat District Zia Ullah also attended the event and visited each stall and asked every student about their models and appreciated the students efforts.
Other guests include teachers from different institutions and also visitors from villages and all appreciated the students efforts. Organizers from NAYS include Fahad Hussain and Asim Abbas, from Al-Asarian Society Shabeer Haider and from teachers Wasi Abbas, Wiqar Ahmad Jan, Nazir Abbas, Tauqeer Yousaf, Mujtaba and Shahid Ullah orgnized this event Succesfully.
Result of sketch description and drawing competition has been compiled and details are given and model competition result will be announced tomorrow as this event is two days. Also essay in hand written form has been submitted by many students.