Approximately 950 students from 26 schools across Bangalore participated in various events at ‘iCube 2013’, an inter-school science festival organised by Ace Creative Learning, a part of the Deeksha Network of Colleges, on Saturday.
Students from Delhi Public School (North) won the grand finale.
The participants were given a challenge of creating a moving object that had to throw a projectile into a loop. They had to conceptualise, design and build a cost-effective model in three hours to meet the event objectives.
The students built models of electric tractor, eco-friendly electricity generators, JCB, power-lifts, lifts, windmill, robotic arms, multipurpose crane, hydro-electric crane, Armstrong crane, Bascule bridge, solid vendor and gravity converter.
Nearly 4,000 people, including Kimmanne Ratnakar, State Minister for Primary and Secondary Education, and Mohammad Mohsin, commissioner for Public Instruction, attended the event.
World Teachers Day
GEMS B School in Bangalore organised celebrations of World Teachers Day on Saturday.
On the occasion, the school felicitated 16 teachers from across the State for having shown excellence in their profession.
Governor HR Bharadwaj and former BU Vice-chancellor Dr N Prabhu Dev attended the event.