Club Activities

On 4th August 2009, a session on Directions was conducted for the students of Astronomy Club (Module-I). The resource persons were Mrs Gurmeet Kaur & Mr. Rajesh Malik. Understanding the directions with new prospective, realizing the limitation of conventional method of telling directions outside earth by fixing geographical North with the help of Gnomon and learning about the local coordinates was the aim of the session. Students were taught how to find geographical directions using stars and locate them using altitude and azimuth co-ordinate system. The session was full of new facts and knowledge. It was also demonstrated that how the Sun will cast its shadow at different times.

On 29th July 2009, a session on “Introduction and Journey on the beam of light” was conducted for the students of Astronomy Club (Module-I). The resource persons were Ms. Kanika & Mr. Rajesh Malik.

Students were given introduction to the activities to be undertaken under the Astronomy Club. The students were taken on an imaginary journey in space from the Sun to the end of the known universe. They were explained how long they would take to reach the farthest point in the universe, if they traveled with the speed of light. The purpose was to give the students an idea of the size of the universe, types of celestial objects and our cosmic address so that the students could appreciate the vastness of the universe.

Students of Module-I of Astronomy club by S.P.A.C.E. attended their first and second session on 29th July 2009 . Students were given Introduction regarding the working of the club and details of various sessions to be held throughout the year. Along with that the session on “Journey on the beam of light” was also held. It was a great learning experience for all the students of Astromony Club.
Vivekananda Club – A Talk By Swami Shantatmananda

Vivekananda Club of Apeejay School, Pitampura organized a talk by Swami Shantatmananda, the Secretary of the RamaKrishna Mission, New Delhi. Swami ji enlightened the students of class VIII through his talk on life of Vivekananda and character building. He inspired them to live a live of purpose, dedication and service with a rave passion.