AIS Noida Wins

10th YRoNS Conference at Norway

Date:April 24- 28, 2017
Amisha Srivastava from school along with nine other students from Amity Group of Schools participated in the 10th International Conference, Young Researchers in Natural Science (YRoNS) held at Arendal Videregaende Skole, Norway. The theme for this year’s coveted symposium ‘Energy for the future’, was organised under the aegis of Amity Educational Resource Centre (AERC). Team Amity India gave presentations on topics such as Battery Mould, Hydrogen Fuel Cells, Algae on urban walls, Green Electricity, Conservation, Biofuel production by algae treatment, etc. which were highly appreciated by the International audience for their innovative matter and research.

Students with their certificates and medals Jyoti Arora, Director, AERC being felicitated
Amitians at YRoNS Conference, Norway Students enjoy a day out at Norway
Students with Jyoti Arora, Director, AERC Children give presentation
Students present cultural programme at the conference Giving Indian flavours at Norway

Wharton Investment Competition 2017

Date:May 6, 2017
Team AIS Noida titled ‘One up on Herd Street’ bagged the second position in global finale at Knowledge@ Wharton High School (KWHS) Investment Competition held at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA. The competition saw participation from over 15 schools across the world was organised by KWHS- an initiative of The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, USA. The opportunity extended by Dr (Mrs) Amita Chauhan, Chairperson, Amity Group of Schools and RBEF aimed at imparting students with financial literacy, entrepreneurship and leadership skills at a global level.

Winners stand proud after the victory

International Summer Science Programme

Date: June-July 2017
Gauri Jaiswal of Class XII has been selected for the prestigious International Summer Science Program conducted in cooperation with MIT, CalTech, New Mexico Tech and University of Colarado. She will be mentored by an elite faculty in astrophysics in June-July 2017. Gauri scored 2320 in SAT and perfect scores of 800 each in SAT subjects..

Gauri Jaiswal

Model European Parliament 2016

Date: October 29- November 5, 2016
Shankh Barthwal was one of the lucky ones from school to attend the Model European Parliament (MEP) at Copenhagen, Denmark. He was accompanied by school Principal of AIS Vas 1 along with other students from different schools. The opening ceremony of MEP 2016 was held at Copenhagen University on October 30, 2016 which was attended by Ambassadors of all European countries. The team also received a special mention being the only Asian country at MEP.

Shankh Barthwal (L) along with other students

Global Winners of KHWS Investment Competition

Date: April 30, 2016
AIS Noida, from India, the Asian finalists, won the third position at the World Finals of the Fourth Annual International Investment Competition, 2016 held at Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania, USA. The opportunity extended by Dr (Mrs) Amita Chauhan, Chairperson, Amity Group of Schools and RBEF aimed at providing the students a platform to learn about portfolio management, company and industry analysis, risk taking and investment with a global perspective.

Team Noida with their school Principal   Team Amity at Wharton


Asia Pacific Conference for Young Scientists

Date: July 14-16, 2016
Arshdeep Taneja and Ishan Malhotra of Class XE won Bronze medals in oral and poster presentation for their project ‘Vision X: The real vision Xpert. Now, plug and play protect’ at the Asia Pacific Conference for Young Scientists (APCYS 2016). The 5th edition of the conference organized from July 14-16, 2016 for students from Class VI to XII was hosted in India for the first time at Amity University Manesar campus. The conference saw some of the best minds and scientific talents from more than 20 countries across the Asia and Pacific showcase research by students in the area of Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Environmental Science and Life Science. Out 40 projects presented from India, 24 projects belonged to Amity Group of Schools. The Asia Pacific Conference of Young Scientists (APCYS) is the Asian chapter of the globally renowned Centre for Young Scientists (CYS) and has played crucial role in exposing young students to International science standards. . The opportunity extended by Dr (Mrs) Amita Chauhan, Chairperson Amity Group of Schools and RBEF under the aegis of Amity’s Children Science Foundation (CSF) aimed at encouraging young students to embark on scientific research.

Bronze medal winners at APCYS 2016 with their mentor teacher

International Space Settlement Design Competition 2015

Team Amity Noida, the Asian finalists from India, did the country proud by winning the prestigious Twentieth Annual International Space Settlement Design Competition, 2015 held from August 2-4, 2015 at NASA Kennedy Space Center in Florida, USA.

The team comprised 12 genius namely Dhruv Khanna, Aabhas Vaish, Aman Agarwal, Anuj Harisinghani, Rishab Srivastava, Chittaranjan Prasad, Suchit Jain, Rahul Rajput, Tanay Asija, Anant Chaturvedi, Grishma Purewal from Class XI and Mudit Gupta from Class X along with their advisors Smita Fangaria and Aarti Koul.

The final round of Twentieth Annual International Space Settlement Design Competition 2015 witnessed the participation of 4 Companies with 50 participants each, competing for the title from all over the world. Amity International School was in a company named “Vulture Aviation” and was clubbed with other teams from Latin American, North American and two selected team finalists from UK and USA.

During the Competition, Amity Team designed 2 main settlements and 4 outlying settlements to accommodate a population of 24,000 as well as a transient of 3000 more on Mars using a transparent material ‘Aluminum Oxinitride’. While designing the settlement, the team members worked on all the aspects including Structuring Engineering, Automation Engineering, Operations Engineering, Human Engineering, Marketing and Finance, Schedule and Cost.

International Space Settlement Design Competition is a very prestigious International Competition which aims to impart industrial skills in students. The Competition puts high school students in the shoes of Aerospace Industry Engineers. Student Engineers demonstrate creativity, technical competence, management skills, space environment knowledge, teamwork, and presentation techniques to conquer the problems inherent in designing a Space Settlement (aka Space Colony).

Winner of NASA Cpmpetition with Dr Ashok Chauhan and Dr (Mrs) Amita Chauhan   Dr Ashok K Chauhan and Dr (Mrs) Amita Chauhan addressing the gathering
 

International Space Settlement Design Competition (Amity International School Noida, India)

Amity International School, Noida, the only school from India, cleared the semi final of Regional Space Settlement Design Competition held at Manesar, India. It will represent Asia and will participate in the World Finals live Competition at NASA Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, with real engineers sharing their knowledge and experience in both engineering and management. The competition was held at Manesar near Gurgaon from 29 January, 2015 to 1 February, 2015.

The lofty vision and the progressive philosophy of the Founder President, Dr Ashok K Chauhan made Amity Noida take another leap towards fulfilling his dream of making India, a knowledge Super Power by 2030. The innovative planning and the dynamic guidance of Chairperson, Dr Amita Chauhan, inspire the students and staff to reach for the stars. She believes in developing scientific temperament through logical thinking and enhancing analytical ability in the institutions under her command. The Principal, Mrs. Renu Singh left no stone unturned to help students achieve success in this endeavour. Her indepth knowledge of science and its importance in the fast developing world make her device innovative curriculum techniques.

For over 20 years the ISSDC has been teaching industrial skills to high school students the world over. ARSSDC serves as the Asian Semifinals for the competition. This contest puts high school students in the shoes of aerospace industry engineers designing a city in space that will be a home for over 10,000 people.

This year the request was to design the settlement in the Cycler Orbit around earth & Mars.

Students from Amity, Noida demonstrated creativity, technical competence, management skills, space environment knowledge, teamwork, and presentation techniques to conquer the problems inherent in sitting and designing a Space Settlement (aka Space Colony) as required by the format of the competition.

 

Workshop by Mr Reni Barlow

Mr. Reni Barlow, innovative educator in the field of science, visited Amity Schools between 19th April and 3rd May. He has worked as an Executive Director for the Youth science, Canada, engaging millions of young Canadians in inquiry and critical thinking through science: student projects, regional & national science fairs, international events, student-teacher resources and teacher professional development programme. In order to benefit from his immense potential for developing the inquiry & investigation skills through hands on activities and project based learning, Respected Chairperson had invited him to conduct workshops at Amity.

  • He worked with student groups of class 5, classes (6-8), classes (9 &10) in close association.
  • He demonstrated a few activities to the students on the first day and suggested several experiments that can lead to building up a theory.
  • On the next two days, students were given the material to experiment on their own and hence conclude the results and build up the theory.
  • A similar workshop was conducted for science teachers of all Amity Schools teaching all grades.

Student Explaining his finding to Mr Barlow   Students interacting with Mr Barlow

F1 in Schools

Team Bolt representing AIS Noida put up a splendid performance atthe ninth F1 in Schools worldchampionship 2013 held at Austin,Texas from November 8 - 15. The team comprising Class X students, Chittaranjan Prasad, Aman Agarwal, Aabhaas Vaish and Anjali Singh were part of the two qualifying teams from India that did the school and country proud by beating teams from countries across the world in record breaking time. Being one of the youngest participants, Team Bolt performed exceptionally well by winning the Knockout Racing Winner’s Award as well as the Best Newcomer Award at the finals. F1 in Schools challenges students to create their own Formula One team which is commissioned to design, manufacture and race the fastest miniature Formula One Car of the future; a 21cm long scale model designed using 3D solid modelling software and machined from a block of balsa wood, incorporating 3D print technology in its front and rear wings.

Award for winning the knockout racing   Winning team with Chairperson

 

Female participants of the event   All teams participating in the event

 

Odyssey of the Mind

19 children and two teachers from the school participated in the world finals of the Odyssey of The Mind, held at the Iowa state University in the US from May 22 to 27, 2012. The Indian team stood first in the ‘float and banner parade based on the theme theme ‘conservation of the royal Bengal tiger’.

Participating in world finals of OTTM at US   Participating in world finals of OTTM at US

 

Amity team representing India at OTTM   Amity team representing India at OTTM

 

World Scholar’s Cup

99 students from Amity Noida participated in the World Scholar’s Cup India (Delhi) Round comprising four different rounds including collaborative writing, team debate, scholar’s challenge and scholar’s bow. The academic tournament held from Dec 13-14, 2013 saw over 425 students compete against each other. 22 teams of the school qualified for the next round from the juniors and seniors who have been invited to participate in the Global Round to be held in Singapore in 2014!

World Scholar Cup regional round   Chairperson at WSC regional round at AIS Noida

 

International Award for Young People(IAYP), INDIA

Amity International School Noida provides its students from Class IX onwards to enroll in the prestigious ‘International Award for Young People” program. Students compete for the Duke of Edinburg’s Award by participating in four different sections viz social service, skills, physical recreation and expedition. In the year 2012-2013, Priya Rajaraman of the school won the gold medal. Kavya Sharma, Roohi Sobti & Tripti Panigrahi bagged the silver medal while the bronze were won by Toorjo Dey, Shikha Bhaskar and Sugandha Gupta.

In 2011- 2012, Niharika, Tarini and Sargam received the gold medal from Vice President Mr Ansari.

Award winners with Mr Ansari  

 

TOD FOD JOD - an initiative of National Innovation Council (NInC)

TOD FOD JOD (TFJ) is an initiative of National Innovation Council (NInC) that aims to provide hands-on learning environment where students can de-construct, re-construct or re-purpose everyday products that they use , like ceiling fan, telephone etc and link these de-constructed aspects to their concepts and principles they learn in their class rooms. These free-form sessions are conducted by ‘mentors’, who are teachers that guide students rather than teach. The students participated in the first TOD FOD JOD Mela was organized by NInC on Jan 31, 2013 where children from different schools showcased their jod items. Mr. Sam Pitroda visited the mela and encouraged the students.

 

Students presenting their model at the event   Receiving certificates at the award function