Geolab 2019

After the highly successful Geolab 2018 – the first Inter- School Earth Science based project contest, we bring to you the second edition of the earth science project contest – The Geolab 2019.

Geolab 2019 is being organised in association with  BVB’s Muktangan Exploratory Science Centre, Pune. 

As in the last year, schools can take part in the competition by presenting a project based on a subject related to Earth Science and the above theme. Each school can submit more than one project proposal (brief summary) for contest.

The exhibition to display the project entries will be held on 27th & 28th of August 2019 at Muktangan Exploratory Science Centre, Senapati Bapat Road Centre, Pune 411016.  The projects will be judged by a panel of judges.

This year we have two categories – The Inter school category open to school teams and an Individual category open to individuals studying in classes 5th to 10th and home schooling students of ages 9 to 15 years respectively.

CONTEST GUIDELINES

COMMON

  • The GeoLab 2019 Inter school project contest is based on a theme related to the field of Earth sciences encompassing subjects like Astronomy, Geography, Geology, Atmospheric sciences, Hydrosphere, Environment, etc.
  • The specific theme for the contest is “EARTH SCIENCE MATTERS
  • The contest is for students from 5th to 10th standard.
  • Qualification of entries for the contest will be based on the relevance to the subject and uniqueness of the proposed project/model.
  • Last date for submitting the proposal is 5th August 2019. 
  • The projects will be judged by a panel of Geoscientists & Educationists primarily on the relevance to the topic and other aspects like creativity, visualization, perspective and originality.
  • Every team/individual will be provided with a table space of 4 X 2 feet to display the project.
  • Other guidelines will be provided later to qualifying entries.

INTER SCHOOL CATEGORY

  • Each team should not have more than four members. Each team should have a project mentor, preferably a teacher.
  • Schools are welcome to submit more than one proposal. A proposal is a brief summary and title of the project to be carried out. ( see the registration form)
  • Acceptance of the proposals will be made on an ongoing basis. Schools will be communicated the results within two to three days of receipt of the project proposal
  • Of the approved proposals, only one project may be accepted as the final entry per school. In exceptional circumstances more than one entry per school may be allowed. 
  • The top two/three entries will be awarded prizes and certificates of merit. All other participants will be awarded certificates of participation.
  • The top three / five entries may be exhibited at the ‘Geoweek 2019’ to be held in September 2019

INDIVIDUAL CATEGORY

  • Students studying in standards 5th to 10th can take part in the competition on an individual basis. 
  • They need not be sponsored or nominated by the school.
  • Children between ages of 9 and 15 and undergoing home schooling of are also eligible to participate.
  • Prizes for the best individual projects will be awarded separately.
  • The top two/three entries will be awarded prizes and certificates of merit. All other participants will be awarded certificates of participation.

VENUE

BVB’s Muktangan Exploratory Science Centre, Senapati Bapat Road Centre, Pune 411016.

DATE & TIME

27th & 28th August 2019 from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

REGISTRATION

Participating schools can submit their entries in two ways:

  1. Completing the Online form or
  2. Email method
  1. Online method

Complete the online proposal form and include a short description of the project. The online form is available here

  1. By email

Complete the attached registration form and email it to  Geolab2019@cerg.org.in. The attached form should be in MS Word format. Download form here

REGISTRATIONS TO THE GEOLAB 2019 ARE NOW CLOSED. 
WE THANK SCHOOLS FOR THEIR OVERWHELMING RESPONSE

Please contact Dipal Jain – 84849 35343, Aishwarya Ghole – 98811 45253, Abhilash – 70576 87873 or Mugdha Chimote 89757 95407 if you have any queries.

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