HOBBY & POWER – INNOVATION DAY
The KENSRI's "POWER" competition is a global event held annually and is intended for the all round qualitative development of a child's personality. The whole process of "POWER" yields mature, self -confident, skilled and competitive young leaders who have research papers, career goals, Business Enterprise plans and also the preparatory skills, discipline and drive to attain them.
WHAT PROJECTS ARE ACCEPTABLE?
Any project that is interesting, innovative and original in content is acceptable provided it is an:
a. Experimental or an Investigative type of project, which can be substantiated with an experiment or sample market / sociological study.
b. Building type of project - where the student builds a device or machine.
POWER JUDGING CRITERIA
1) Milestones (5) -
Keeping up deadlines for the submission of hypothesis, background, display board, log book, booklet etc
2) Innovation of topic (5) -
Innovativeness in the idea of the chosen topic or in the process adopted to do the project.
3) Synopsis -
Summary of the project which should include the purpose of the experiment, procedure used, sample of data and result.
4) Depth of knowledge
a. Background - Understanding the existing body of knowledge of the chosen topic or the pre-requisite knowledge..
b. Research - survey and study made on the given topic in detail.
c. Reference - sources referred which include websites, internet, journals etc.
d. Bibliography - the references made from the books concerning the topic.
5) Organization -
a. hypothesis - a tentative theory that can be proved or disproved through further investigation &analysis.
b.Log book - a book maintained to record the observation (in a raw manner)
6) Presentation -
a. Visual aid / chart - models / working models / charts etc., pertaining to the topic.
b. Oral presentation - includes the confidence and the depth of knowledge of the child.
c. Display board - brief description of the project on the display.
d. Booklet - Written presentation
7) Experiment or Survey -
Written description of what you noticed during an experiment or survey conducted. They are valuable in drawing conclusions.
8) Acceptance of paper or IPR -
Whether the student has sent any topic related to the project in scientific magazines/ journals etc. and whether it has been published.