Grade 8 Student, Khuda Burdi, grabs top position at National Science Fair
Gilgit, December 7: Khuda Burdi, a grade-8 student of the Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, GIlgit, grabbed the top position in ‘Individual Category’ competitions held as part of the Science Fair 2010-11. The National Science Fair was organized by Intel Education Initiative Pakistan, in collaboration with Ministry of Education, Government of Pakistan.
Khuda Burdi’s project, “Train Without Fuel”, stood first among all other science projects designed by students from different parts of the country. Around 80 students from 15 schools of Federal Capital, Rawalpindi, and Khyber Pukhtoonkhawa, participated in the science fair. Gilgit-Baltistan was represented by 28 students of Aga Khan Higher Secnodary School Gilgit (AKHSS-G).
The competition was held in first week of December, 2010, at Government Girls College F-7/4, Islamabad.
Purpose of the event was “to explore youngsters’ innovative thoughts in multiple disciplines of science.
Selected projects from Pakistan would be taken to the international level for further exposure and competition.
The event included two categories of competitions i.e. individual and group categories. Two more projects of AKHSS were selected for final competition in the group category.
One of the finalist projects in the group category was “ Don’t waste your hair” designed by Zeshan Murtaza, Wissam Ahmed and Qalandar Shah. The other project was titled, “New way of multiplication” and the creative team comprised of Shahb ud Din and Shahzada Rahim.
The teachers of AKHSS – Gilgit have expressed joy and satisfaction at the achievements of their students. Former students of AKHSS – Gilgit have also congratulated the teachers and students for shinning at the national level.