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Ghatshila, June 16: Vittorio Coliccio of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in USA, visited Sant Nandlal Smriti Vidya Mandir (SNSVM) in Ghatshila shared vital information on STEM Education, nanotechnology and space science with the students.
Introducing the guest and the topics to be discussed, School Manager Dr Prasenjit Karmakar said that as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav that is being celebrated on the 75th year of independence the school had undertaken several programmes including the central government’s Bhasha Sangam and collaborative learning. He said that Thursday’s special workshop was a part of the Bhasha Sangam project.
Vittorio Coliccio who did his BA in Aerospace Engineering and Physics from MIT, shared details and tips with the SNSVM students of class XII’s Science stream during the one hour session.
Vittorio spoke on researches on space science and the search for life forms. He provided intrinsic details on the formation of earth, moon and sun, the solar system first fossils through power point presentations. The session concluded with a question-answer session.
Students and faculty members took keen interest in the session and gained additional knowledge from Vittorio Coliccio. Member of the school’s management committee RG Chomal, senior teacher S R Dutta, Tapan Mehta, Sumita Bhattacharya, S Shekhar Jena, Primary wing In-charge Sujata Verma, Arpo Bhattacharjee, Somnath Dey and others participated in the session.