Tag Archives: Popular Science

Online Workshop on “Aerospace Science and Space Seeds in CFSS”

30 CFSS teachers and students participated in the Online Lecture on “Aerospace Science and Space Seeds in CFSS” organized by Green Guru on 21 February 2022 (Mon). In the online workshop, Guru Leaders introduced the space seed species in the school and their current conditions. Our students also observed and compared how the crops grown from space seeds are different from the normal crops. Green Guru unveiled the journey of space seeds with vivid and interesting stories – how the genes mutated after being exposed…

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No Plastic Campaign

Our S.2 students have searched the information about the problem associated from using single-use plastic in Hong Kong. They also researched the suggested solutions for “no plastic life”. They designed the board content and organized the manpower. In the morning of 9 December, 2021, our students set up the booth. They invited schoolmates and teachers to support this campaign once they entered the school. Students asked them to show their care by signing and pledging on reducing plastic. At the same time, they explained the…

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Warm Visit and Seminar by Prof. Ip Yuk Yu Nancy, The Vice-President for Research and Development at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Prof. Ip Yuk Yu Nancy, the Vice-President for Research and Development, the Morningside Professor of Life Science, and the Director of the State Key Laboratory of Molecular Neuroscience at The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology paid a visit to CFSS and delivered a talk to S.6 students on 30th November, 2021. Prof. Ip shared her journey of becoming a scientist: there are always ups and downs, happiness and sadness during scientific investigation, but only with all those experiences can our lives become more…

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Warm Visit and Seminar by Prof. Lam Hon Ming, Choh-Ming Li Professor of Life Sciences at The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Prof. Lam Hon Ming, Choh-Ming Li Professor of Life Sciences of CUHK, Director of the Molecular Biotechnology Program and Director of the State Key Laboratory of Agrobiotechnology at The Chinese University of Hong Kong paid a visit to CFSS and delivered a talk to our S3 to S5 students on 19th November, 2021. This talk intends to introduce the elements of science and technology into history and culture, and hence broaden the scope of “culture”.  The highlights of his talk included the importance of soybean…

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Space Seed Sowing Ceremony by Green Gurus Team

The Chinese Foundation Secondary School had received space seeds from UNESCO(HK) and Hong Kong Institute of Education for Sustainable Development. The space seeds included tomatoes, mimosa and cowpeas in addition to normal seeds for control investigations. Our Green Gurus Team launched the Space Seed Sowing Ceremony on 27th September, 2021 (Mon), sharing our path of participating in the Space Seed Nursery Programme in the past and how CFSS has been fostering Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Development Education effectively through cultivating space plants.

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CFSS Winning 23 Prizes in the 23rd Hong Kong Youth Science & Technology Innovation Competition (STIC)

Following the outstanding performance in the previous years, our School succeeds in grabbing 23 prizes in the 23rd Hong Kong Youth Science & Technology Invention Competition 2020-21. We have altogether got 4 First Place Grand Awards, 4 Second Place Grand Awards, 4 Third Place Grand Award and 6 Merit Awards and 4 special awards in research and invention categories. Above all, it has been the tenth year of our School to receive an Outstanding Participating School Award. Please refer to the following table for the…

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Promoting Citizen Science Education in All Our Endeavors

CFSS has been promoting Citizen Science in school and community in the recent years. Our effort has been recognized by the public. An extended abstract was submitted in The Third International European Citizen Science Association (ECSA) Conference, titled as “Levering Secondary Schools in Promoting Citizen Science on PIECE Approach: Student-Centred Learning for Whole-Person Development”, aiming at setting a framework for other schools to take reference to. To broaden students’ views on scientific research and better preparation of future research work and upcoming Citizen Science activities…

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CFSS Getting Fruitful Results in the Hong Kong Student Science Project Competition 2020

In consideration of the development of the Covid-19 epidemic, the judging session and prize presentation ceremony of The Hong Kong Student Science Project Competition 2020 were taken online in the mid of August. This year our school have 8 teams of students participated in the Invention/Investigation Division and one of our teams entered the final round on and finally got one Honorable Mentions in Invention Division(Junior). In addition, we have 5 students participated in the Scientific Wallchart Division and 3 of them received Second prize.…

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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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