Maths Week Senior 2020-21
Maths department of DPS Vasant Kunj organised a Virtual Maths Week for classes VI to IX from 19th January to 22nd January, 2021. Students from all classes actively participated and had shown great enthusiasm. With best wishes from our principal, Ms Bindu Sehgal ma’am and vice principal Ms Hemalatha Muralidharan ma’am three different activities were conducted in each class.
Class VI - Geometrical Rangoli , Fun with Angles and Role Play
These activities provided students a platform to display their talent and creativity. Innovative rangoli patterns using basic geometrical shapes gave them the opportunity to express their ideas and thoughts. They could recollect the world of angles constantly around them.
Students impressively enacted different mathematicians, highlighting their contribution to the field of mathematics which helped them to develop their communication skills to a great extent.
Class VII - Fractional Circle, KENKEN Square and Magic Square
These activities challenged the reasoning and creative thinking skills of the students. They could recall the basic mathematical operations including fractions. Both Kenken square and Magic square proved to be a great puzzle game for their learning and brain training.
Class VIII- Quiz , Role Play and Sudoku Search
Students got an opportunity to strengthen their visual, comprehension and thinking skills. Maths Quiz, being a group activity, both knowledge and teamwork spirit were enhanced in students. They gained immense confidence while showcasing the contributions of great mathematicians and various concepts of Mathematics through Role Play. Sudoku puzzle eventually upgraded their number skills.
Class IX- 3D Combinations, Tangram and Sudoku Search
Through 3D combination activity students could think out of the box. Visualising and combining surface areas of various shapes extended their knowledge. Tangram activity where students designed different shapes by flipping and rotating the puzzle pieces helped them to improve their visual spatial abilities. Sudoku puzzle eventually upgraded their number skills.
Overall Maths Week was a great success. The purpose to teach students basic mathematical concepts in a simple playful manner had a fruitful outcome. Students thoroughly enjoyed all the activities and their effort is highly appreciated.