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CHRISTMAS MATHS AND SCIENCE FUN DAY

CHRISTMAS MATHS AND SCIENCE FUN DAY

Published in CEMASTEA News Written by  December 17 2018 font size decrease font size increase font size
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Written by: Anderson Ndolo

As Christmas train rolls in various parts of the world, this is a clear indicator that exchange of the gifts remains the order of the day. Pupils from Don Bosco Boys’, Karen C Primary, St Anne Pre and Primary School, CEMASTEA Staff children and the neighboring community children received a warm welcome at the Centre for Mathematics, Science and Technology Education in Africa (CEMASTEA) premises on Friday December 14, 2018. The aim for hosting such an event in the month of December is to allow pupils and students to get exposed, interact and to have fun with mathematics and science since it is an innovative art which involves various hands on activity such as robotics.

The theme of the day was to show case the fun practical side of mathematics and science.

 Led by Mr. Kennedy Otieno, the events coordinator and Trainers from the various departments spent time interacting and engaging the children on Maths and Science activities.

Mr. Kennedy Otieno, National Trainer CEMASTEA during the opening ceremony of Christmas Maths and Science Day

Pupils performing an experiment on electric circuit in the Physics lab during the Christmas Maths and Science Fun Day Event


Pupils engaging in mathematics activity using the Magic Rectangle Boxes during the Christmas Maths and Science Fun Day Event


Pupils performing a Chemistry activity of Tornado Experiment to innovate production of oxygen gas during the Christmas Maths and Science Fun Day Event

Pupils engaging in food Nutrition activity in Biology during the Christmas Maths and Science Fun Day Event

The key sponsors who graced the Christmas Maths and Science Fun Day event were the Kenya Commercial Bank (KCB), Longhorn Publishers and Play Point East Africa Ltd who gave financial and in kind support.

      

  Mr Peter Kikole, Relations Manager (KCB), Mr Kageni Samuel-Longhorn Publishers &

Managing Director (Play point EA ltd - Mr Rahim during the Christmas Maths and Science Fun Day at CEMASTEA

Speaking during the event, the chief guest Professor Bosire reiterated that if Maths and Science can be taught in such a way like it was during the event then children will develop keener interest in learning. On his part, the director CEMASTEA, Mr. Stephen Njoroge -HSC, encouraged the children to work hard especially when it comes to academics performance.

 

Professor Bosire Monari giving his remarks as the chief guest during the closing ceremony of the Christmas Maths and Science Fun Day event

 

Mr. Stephen Njoroge –HSC, Director CEMASTEA speaking during the closure of the Christmas Maths and Science Fun Day event.            

It was a fun filled day where the children were not only interacting with Maths and Science activities but they also engaged in entertainment.