On the 11th of July, 2023, a captivating physics workshop titled “Riding Alongside A Light Beam” was conducted at Birla Vidya Niketan in New Delhi. This enlightening session was attended by four students from The Khaitan School: Bharath Anandan (XA), Akshaj Mishra (XF), Aviral Agrawal (XF), and Kinjal Varshney (XG), accompanied by their enthusiastic teachers, Ms. Aakanksha Bansal and Ms. Shivani Sood. The workshop, facilitated by the resource person Ms. Pragya Nopani, delved into the captivating world of light through a series of experiments and engaging activities.
The session proved to be highly informative, offering students a comprehensive understanding of light and its properties. Ms. Pragya Nopani skillfully guided the audience through a range of experiments, captivating their attention and fostering a deeper appreciation for the subject. The open-ended nature of the session allowed for thorough exploration, and the students actively participated in the discussions that followed each activity.
The workshop showcased a myriad of marvelous activities that perfectly aligned with the physics syllabus taught to the students. With the aid of simple yet effective equipment such as lasers, mirrors, and lenses, the students were astounded by the visual presentations and their practical applications. The activities covered various concepts, including the scattering of light, refraction, multiple reflection, identification of the focal point of spherical lenses, and the intriguing concept of a water lens. Through these engaging demonstrations, the students were able to grasp complex concepts and witness firsthand the wonders of light.
The workshop concluded on a positive note, with a group photograph capturing the memories of the event and a delightful refreshment session for all participants. The success of the workshop can be attributed to its ability to ignite curiosity and enthusiasm among the students. The captivating experiments and discussions sparked a sense of wonder, leaving a lasting impact on their understanding of light.
“Riding Alongside A Light Beam” proved to be an exceptional workshop, embarking the students of The Khaitan School on a fascinating journey alongside the remarkable phenomenon of light. It not only reinforced the concepts taught in class but also inspired students to explore further and delve deeper into the captivating field of physics. Such interactive workshops play a crucial role in nurturing scientific temper, promoting critical thinking, and fostering a love for learning among young minds.
The Khaitan School extends its gratitude to Ms. Pragya Nopani for her remarkable efforts in conducting an engaging and informative workshop. Through her expertise and passion for the subject, she has undoubtedly inspired a new generation of aspiring physicists. The success of this workshop serves as a testament to the school’s commitment to providing students with holistic learning experiences and nurturing their curiosity in various academic disciplines.