The Physics Association, DAV College has been keenly indulged in various scientific and cultural events throughout the academic year, every year. On 15th October 2018, Gravitino 2018 was organized which started the chain of annual fest of the Association. In 2018, Many students showed amazing interest in the same and participated in various competitions such as Scientific Rangoli, Poster Making and JAM (Just a minute). The ‘fest’ was organized at various locations like the physics labs, main auditorium and the conference room. A wave of enthusiasm was observed with immense scientific vibes which made Gravitino 2018 a huge success.
The Association organized GRAVITINO 2019 based on the theme “The Recent Advancements in Neo-Sciences”, which was held on 8th Feb, 2019. It consisted of expert lecture on Nanotechnology. Dr. Keya Dharamvir from Association of Physics, Panjab University was the expert speaker on the occasion. The Association also organized a Physics workshop by Prof. M.S. Marwaha. Around 200 students took part in both lecture and the workshop. The venues for these events were the conference hall and physics lab 224 respectively. Overall students appreciated the fact that they could relate the theory they read with experiments they perform which were completely related to their daily life activities. The Gravitino 2019 was concluded with amazing enthusiasm about science and like every year, the ‘fest’ was not limited to Physics only. Students and teachers enrolled in different Associations and courses join together to cherish the logical vibe.
The Association students took part in various events such as on the spot poster making competition and a lecture on ‘Green Energy’ held at “Hindu Girls College, Jagadhari” on 20th Feb, 2019. 15 Students took part in this event and made it a day to remember. Just after a week of these events the students of our Association took part in various events at “Maharaja Agrasen University, Baddi” on National Science Day i.e. 28th Feb, 2019. Students took part in Poster Making, Rangoli Making and quiz competitions and won gold, silver and bronze medals for the same. In September 2019, the Association organized a scientific movie screening. Oscar Winning movie ‘Interstellar’, directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Matthew McConaughey was presented to the students and the teachers to help them better understand the concept of General Relativity. Around 200 students took part in this event which made it a remarkable event to reminisce.
The Association organized a one day trip to Pushpa Gujaral Science city, Kapurthala on 15th September, 2019. The students keenly enjoyed various activities which included the dome movie screening (Everest), pre historic theme park, a presentation/movie on Green Energy. The students and the teachers keenly enjoyed some fun science activities such as 3D movie, laser show and variety of museums based on optics, energy and space exploration. They were thrilled to witness various simulations such as earthquake and roller coaster ride. The students and the teachers were overjoyed by the experience of the trip.
On 5th November, 2019 the students of B.Sc. 1st year visited the Government Science Museum, Sector 10, Chandigarh. The students filled their minds with amazing information about pre-historic to today’s world evolution. The students also witnessed various tools every age of human race used. Overall it was a mixture of information and joy.
Not limited to competitions and expert lectures, the Association is also active in organizing educational trips to famous historical cities and sites. The Association organized a 3 days trip to the cities of Jaipur, Pushkar and Ajmer on 7th to 11th February, 2020. Around 40 students enrolled themselves for the same. The trip was a huge success.
On 24th February 2020, ‘GRAVITINO 2020’ was started with preliminary quiz rounds. ‘GRAVITINO 2020’ showed the enthusiasm and zeal of students towards various aspects of scientific culture. Not limited to only the physics Association students, GRAVITINO 2020 attracted students from other Associations, students from other colleges and also teachers from other Associations to take part in it. Other than the quiz competition, students took part in various other activities like poster making competition, Rangoli making competition, Model making competition, Treasure hunting, flash mob on from 24th to 27th February at various locations like main auditorium, mini auditorium, physics lab and Shaurya Bhawan. Expert lecture was organized by the Association on 26th February at the mini auditorium with enlightening words of Prof. J S Bagla from IISER, Mohali. The auditorium was full of students and teachers and it was a sight to see. After the lecture, a science workshop was organized by the Association with Mrs. Keya Dharamvir from Panjab University as the key speaker. Around 80 students took part in the workshop held at physics lab 224. It was an interactive workshop with students doing interesting experiments based on concepts of Physics making it a memorable workshop. On 27th February, 2020 the day started with inter college quiz competition followed by expert lecture by Mrs. Manjeet Kaur from the Association of Physics, Panjab University at the mini auditorium. Again, around 200 students took part in the lecture from various classes and learned a lot of things about high energy physics and its various aspects. GRAVITINO 2020 was concluded with movie screening. Oscar winning movie ‘The Imitation Game’ directed by Mortem Tyldum and staring Benedict Cumberbatch was screened at the mini auditorium. Overall Gravitino 2020 was a main attraction of the 2019-2020 academic year and it gave immense enthusiasm for future events which is promised by the Association.
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