MOTHERCARE ISB APJ INTER- JUNIOR SCHOOL SCIENCE QUEST 2017
MOTHERCARE ISB APJ INTER- JUNIOR SCHOOL SCIENCE QUEST 2017 The Indian School Bahrain(ISB) is delighted to present yet another debut venture - an Inter School Science Quest for 9-and-10 year-olds from schools across the Kingdom . The quiz competition is a tribute to a noble human being, scientist, teacher, philosopher and author, the late former President of India Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam. ISB Hon. Chairman Prince Natarajan said that this was aimed to inculcate the spirit of Science and quizzing at an early age in a fun way to inspire students to think out of the box. ISBHon. Secretary Dr. Shemly P John appreciated the students and teachers who trained them for the excellent performance at the preliminaries and also said that such ventures would go a long way in nurturing the innate talents in the small children. ISB Riffa Campus Principal Sudhir Krishnan was all praise for the staff and leadership of the Riffa Campus for making all arrangements to make this event a great learning experience for all. Mothercare has graciously stepped in to be the title sponsor of this event with Humana as the Main sponsor and Yellow Line Restaurant as a sponsor. The preliminary round of the quiz was a proud moment and a huge learning experience for all the students of the thirteen participating schools , which in total fielded thirty seven teams. One team from every school has made it into the Semi-final round and from them, six strong teams shall make it into the much coveted Finals to be held on Friday, 27th October 2017. Quiz Master Sarath Menon and his team did an incredible job by framing questions and brain teasers to instil scientific temper in the participants followed by a meaningful interactive session with the parents, teacher trainers and participants to equip them for the forthcoming Semi-finals and Finals. While emphasizing that the whole idea of the programme was learning for the love of Science, he also said that he was really glad to know that children have performed exceedingly well in the preliminaries. To make it entertaining for the spectators, there will be over ten questions in the audience round which carry attractive gift vouchers for the winners donated by the sponsors. These questions will test general knowledge as well as information connected to the sponsors. ISB once again is geared up to set a lasting impact on the community with this Science Quest! The Semi Finals is scheduled for 1630 Hrs, while the Finals is scheduled for 1830 Hrs on Friday, 27th October 2017 at the Riffa Campus. The event is open to all to cheer and encourage the young children. Photo: The participants with Quiz Master Sarath Menon at the preliminary round.