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D.A.V.PUBLIC SCHOOL, VELACHERY
Sitaram Nagar, Velachery, Chennai - 42
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CBSE REGIONAL LEVEL SCIENCE EXHIBITION  

C.B.S.E. Regional Level Science Exhibition - 2017-18

 

We take great pleasure informing you that our School is one among the 21 Schools from Chennai Region that have qualified to participate in the C.B.S.E. National level Science Exhibition to be held in New Delhi next month.

The Regional Level C.B.S.E. Science Exhibition was held from 4th to 6th January, 2018 at P.S.Senior Secondary School, Mylapore, Chennai. There were a total of 240 exhibits from 130 Schools of the CBSE’s Chennai Region under various themes as allocated by C.B.S.E. The School had worked on the research based Investigatory Project titled “Biopesticide using Watermelon fruit Peel Waste and its application to Control Mosquito Larvae”, under the Sub theme Health and Well Being.

There were 22 exhibits under the sub theme Health and Well Being. The 2 students Prathiksha .M and Jyotsnaa .R of  Std.XI did research work in the Laboratory for over 3 ½ months and inferred that Biopesticide prepared from Watermelon Skin Peel, Molasses, in addition to several cost effective culture media was found to be effective in killing any species of Mosquito Larvae. This was achieved by the biological Control using Entomo Pathogenic Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) by Shake Flask Technique.

         

              Prathiksha .M and Jyotsnaa .R with their project at the                              "We have confirmed our berth at the National level". 

                         C.B.S.E. Regional Level Science Exhibition                                             A letter being handed over by the organisors.