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Educational Camp Chail - (15 to 18 May 2019)
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An adventure camp was organised by St. Mark's Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh at Chail, Himachal Pradesh, in the lap of nature from 15 to 18 May, 2019 for the students of Classes VI to VIII. After a brief orientation and tent allotment, the students were divided into two groups. The students indulged in a gamut of activities like catapult making, zip line, Samba, Rappelling etc. with zest and enthusiasm. A long trek to the roof top of a mountain set the adrenaline of the young students rushing, where they honed their culinary skills by cooking Maggi and tea for the entire group. Students also recorded their experience in a journal. They thoroughly enjoyed the trip and returned to the school with wonderful memories and a rejuvenated spirit. Overall, it was an outing that made the students confident, courageous and to a great extent assisted them to conquer their fears.
Sikkim Trekking Camp - (21 to 28 November 2018)
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4 Sikkim Battalion organised All India trekking camp at Namachi Sikkim from 21 to 28 November, 2018. 600 girl cadets from different directorates (All India) attended the camp. 120 girl cadets from Delhi Directorate attended the camp from (B and C group) Tamanna Mohan (IX-D) and Netra Sharma (IX-H) from St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh were also part of the camp and ANO Ms. P. Sharma accompanied the Delhi girl cadets. Cadets completed 20 × 8 kms track.They visited different places (Tapi river, Malal village, Rock garden, Buddha pest, Char dham etc.).
Visit to NIGPR - (26 October 2018)
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NIPGR is an autonomous Research Institute by the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India. This institute focuses on high quality plant biology research for crop improvement. Students of Class XI visited this place on 26 October, 2018 to know about various new technologies like Micropropagation, Genome analysis, Bioinformatics etc.
Mobile Planetarium in St. Mark’s School, Meera Bagh - (10 and 11 October 2018)
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Students of Classes I and II of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh were introduced to the concept of Mobile Planetarium Education organised by Leo Planetaria on 10 and 11 October, 2018. A simulation of the night sky was projected onto the dome depicting the planets, stars and constellations which helped the students to connect to the night sky. The students got fascinated by the shows like Puppy on the moon and Chandamama. This was followed by a quiz wherein prizes were given to the winners and a companion booklet was handed over to all the students.
Visit to National Museum, Janpath - (7 August 2018)
On August 7, 2018 Ms. V. Lala and Ms. A. Bisht, teachers of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh attended a workshop entitled ‘The power of objects’ in the National Museum at Janpath, New Delhi conducted by Flow India. The workshop was a part of the Museum Learning Master class project. The purpose of the workshop was to bring together a variety of school educators to learn and identify opportunities for enquiry-based learning in and outside the classroom. Emphasis was put on Trans disciplinary mindset in understanding the social reality around us.

It began with the overview by Arundati Mitter on the importance of Museum learning and why it is important to integrate Museum objects to support classroom themes of Indian School curriculum. Through exploration of Museum different artefacts were analysed. Importance were given to use of inferences, imagination and observation to enhance visual literacy. Through use of Objects games like Question dice, 10 times 2 were also played. It ended with interaction on how to make this methodology feasible to the needs of students.
Camp Anubhav - (11 May 2018)
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A group of 48 students of classes VI and VII of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh along with their teacher incharges went to Nainital for an adventure camp on 11 May, 2018. The students participated in various activities like knot making, caving, trekking, night trekking, rappelling, confidence course, zip line, guerilla warfare, etc. with great zeal and enthusiasm. These well organized activities helped the students to learn jungle survival skills, team – work, discipline and boosted their confidence. They even learnt how to respect nature and about our responsibilities towards wild life. They played some exciting team games like catching a loop, tic tac toe, etc. and took part in journal writing, bonfire and music.
Visit to National Science Center - (23 April 2018)
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On 23 April, 2018 students of Class VI, XI and XII of St. Mark’s Sr. Sec. Public School, Meera Bagh attended workshop at National Science Center. Class VI students got a chance to prepare their own Periscope and class XI and XII extracted DNA using electrophoresis.
Visit to Gurukul Earth Saviours Foundation, Gurugram - (12 January 2018)
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The students cooked vegetables for the abandoned senior citizens in their kitchen and spent quality time with them by interacting with them.
 
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