‘ Each Virtual classroom is like a living organism-it needs constant care in order to grow.’ In order to provide the best possible experience for online students, the teachers at K.R Mangalam GK-II carefully select the activities that can be conducted in the virtual classroom with leftover or household material. Art Integration was included in the science classroom as a way of helping students learn.
Students of class III designed an animal with unusual mouth part and spoke few lines about its eating habits. They also presented and described – Diet plans for their grandparents and themselves keeping in mind the important food-groups that both the age groups need and which food to be consumed in which form. Students enthusiastically presented self made land and aquatic food chains in the class.
Students of class IV used a hardboiled egg to demonstrate the structure of an egg, identified the parts of an egg mainly- shell, albumen and yolk and explained function of each part. An Activity on Lifecycle of Butterfly, Cockroach and Frog was conducted using craft papers, cotton and leftover material at home.
Students of class V discussed about the adaptation found in different groups of animals like Terrestrial, Aquatic, Aerial and Arboreal Animals.
Students of class III, IV and V performed activity on the theme ‘SAVE TREES’ as a part of Van Mahotsav week, wherein they drew a tree and spoke about the gifts that we get from plants and how trees are essential for survival. They brought personal plants to the class and highlighted the importance of trees through a talk show. They wrote Inspirational and catchy slogans. They also pledged to conserve and save environment by planting more and more trees.
The enthusiasm and care exhibited by the students was commendable and worthy of appreciation.