Tag Archives: Biodiversity

Prize Presentation for the Hong Kong Specimen Drawing Competition

Eight of our students have participated in the fourth Hong Kong Specimen Drawing Competition as presented by the Hong Kong Branch of the Royal Society of Biology in December 2019. They have been selected by the adjudicator panel in recognition of their remarkable drawings and received the awards as listed below. Due to concerns about the coronavirus outbreak, the official Prize Presentation Ceremony did not take place this year. We were honoured to have our Principal, Mr. Ho, presenting the certificates to the awardees at…

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Prize Presentation for the Photo Contest for 4.5 BYEH

As part of the 4.5 Billion Years of Earth History Programme, the Green Guru Team has organized a Photography Contest with the theme of “Jurassic World” on 17 & 18 Dec, 2019, in order to promote plant biodiversity and species conservation on the campus. We have received more than 40 photos from the participants. We were honoured to have our Principal Mr. Ho presenting the prizes to the winners at the Jurassic Plant Garden in our school. Prize Winner List 得獎名單: Prizes 得獎名次Prize Winners得獎者First Prize…

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Our School Won the ‘Most Observations’, ‘Most Species’ and ‘Most Observers’ Awards in the Hong Kong Inter-School City Nature Challenge 2019

The Hong Kong Inter-School City Nature Challenge (HKISCNC) is a friendly week-long competition in which secondary schools find and log the most species in and around their campus to gather more data on Hong Kong’s urban biodiversity. With the high level of students’ engagement, our school won the ‘Most Observations’, ‘Most Observers’ and ‘Most Species’ with 4575 observations, 278 observers and 509 observed species respectively. Our S.4 student representative, Hayley Wong, attended the sharing session held on 11 Jan 2020 and provided feedbacks to the…

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Amazon on fire – Signature Campaign to conserve Amazon forests

Green Gurus of our school launched the “Amazon on fire” Signature Campaign on 27 Sept 2019 (Fri) on campus. Some scholars have pointed out that the Amazon rain forest, known as the “Lungs of the Earth”, handles 5% to 20% of the world’s photosynthesis every year. It plays an important role in restraining climate change as it can absorb and store large amounts of carbon. However, people burned down forests uncontrollably to vacate forest land for short-term economic benefit. Through this campaign, Green Gurus hope…

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Space-Exposed Seed Nursery Programme: Shijian-10 Seed Planting Ceremony

A Seed Planting Ceremony named “Education for Sustainable Development and Biodiversity: Space-Exposed Seed Nursery Programme” was launched by UNESCO(HK) in Ta Ku Ling Ling Ying Public School on 9 March 2019 (Sat). The seeds had been delivered into outer space by spacecraft Shijian-10. The Chinese Foundation Secondary School is one of the partner schools (Hong Kong Region) in this Nursery Programme. In the Ceremony, our S.5 students Wong Zee Meng, Tsin Sau Kiu, Chan Yuk Kie, Gabriella Bloom, Wu Hoi Man and Wong Hok Him…

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Demonstration Lesson of the Chief Executive’s Award for Teaching Excellence

Our school collaborated with the Education Bureau to launch a demonstration lesson showcasing the Chief Executive Award for Teaching Excellence for teachers in the territory on 19 February 2019. Our Assistant Principal Mr. Ho Tik Shun demonstrated the use of mobile learning to facilitate students to explore strategies of plants on optimization of photosynthesis and reduction in water loss in our school Environmental Trail. The exploration was followed by group discussion and feedback sessions. A post-lesson session was launched to allow professional sharing amongst teachers.

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Visit to Botanical Art Exhibition of Prof. Zeng Xiao Lian

To nurture students’ interest on biodiversity and arts, the Green Guru Team organized a visit to Botanical Art Exhibition of Prof. Zeng Xiao Lian.  Professor Zeng Xiao Lian is a professor grade illustrator in Kunming Institute of Botany, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, a member of China Artists Association, and was the chairperson of the Botanical Scientific Illustration Society of China, Botanical Society of China. Over the years, Prof. Zeng has created more than 2,000 illustrations for over 50 scientific publications.The students were fascinated by…

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“No Straw Movement” Taking Action

Green Gurus of our school launched the “No Straw Movement” Signature Campaign on 25 Oct 2018 (Thu) on campus to raise students’ and teachers’ awareness of environmental conservation by stopping using plastic straws. In the signature campaign, up to 600 students and teachers promised to support “No Straw Movement” by giving signatures, joining hands to reduce waste at source. Green Gurus advocated “No Straw Movement” once again on 20 Nov 2018. Besides encouraging schoolmates to support “No Plastics”, glass straws were presented to students in…

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Taiwan-based renowned eco-film director Mr. Liang Chieh-te paid a warm visit to CFSS to share his precious experience in shooting his masterpiece “Fly, Kite, Fly”

It was our school’s great honour to have invited Director Liang Chieh-te to pay a warm visit to CFSS on 9 November 2018 (Fri), showing his masterpiece “Fly, Kite, Fly” and sharing his precious experience in shooting the film. Director Liang is a Taiwan-based renowned eco-photographer and film director. His masterpieces had got enrolled in Golden Horse Film Festival several times and received numerous international awards. Director Liang had spent more than 20 years in shooting “Fly, Kite, Fly” to record the whole lifespan of…

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The 13th International Conference on Genomics (ICG-13)

Mr. Ho Tik Shun (Assistant Principal), Mr. Chung Cheuk Hung (Head of Science Department) and Dr. Chuck Chi Pang (Biology teacher) participated in the 13th International Conference on Genomics (ICG-13) in Shenzhen on 27 Oct 2018 (Sat), exchanging ideas with scientists and experts from different countries. Seminar covered a variety of topics including Genomics, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (A.I.). We had precious encounters with our school’s International Mentorship Programme advisor, Prof. Fred Dubee, who is also the current advisor of Beijing Genomics Institute (Shenzhen).…

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