Tag Archives: Popular Science

RYSA Switzerland Tour in Visiting Roche’s Headquarters

Three of our S.1 students won the champion of the Roche Young Scientist Award (http://www.cfss.edu.hk/event20130504.html) and were granted the chance to visit Roche’s headquarters in Switzerland. During the visit to Roche’s different departments, they understood better how the departments co-operated with each other and how the logistics work. The staffs not only introduced the history of Roche, but also explained the production procedures of drugs and diagnostic instruments in detail. This was an once-and-for-all chance for them to get into the headquarters and observed the…

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CFSS Students Participated in the SSPC Japan Exchange Tour after Winning the Championship

CFSS students participated in the Hong Kong Student Science Project Competition 2013 and two teams won the championship of the junior division investigation project type and invention project type (http://www.cfss.edu.hk/event20130601.html). They were then invited to participate in exhibitions and exchange programmes. The teams were invited to introduce their projects in two exhibitions held in the Science Museum and in the Hong Kong Institute of Education. They were invited to the exchange tour to Japan as well. Before the tour started, they had a close look…

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A Path to Scientific Research: Student Science and Creative Workshop

The Science Department and the Science Club, totalling 24 teachers and students, participated in the “Science and Creativity Workshop” organized by the Hong Kong New Generation Cultural Association Science Invention Centre on 14 September 2012. It was our greatest honor to have Dr. Jimmy Wong Kam-yiu, Centre Director, to share with us “SCAMPER” Creativity Strategies, followed by a visit to the Exhibition Hall. The workshop shed light on creativity, the basic skills of invention and proper scientific writing skills. Students had acquired a lot from…

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Popular Science Enhancement Programme

To cultivate students’ interest in Popular Science, a series of workshops, collectively named as Popular Science Enhancement Program, were launched by our science teachers and green gurus at lunchtime so that students can take initiatives to experience the magic of Science. The Program has received good response – more than 200 students participate in the Program every year.  In addition, the program coincides with the drastic increase in participation and awards in local, national and international science and technology competitions. (A) Reading Paradise (B) Plant…

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Environmental Conservation Pioneer Program

Our School has put forward sustainable development and environmental conservation as one of the Areas of Major Concern in the recent years. Green Gurus of our School take an active role to launch various rearing programs, supported with signing campaigns and green workshop to our students, so that everyone of us is instilled with the concept of sustainability and the mission of safeguarding our Earth. The programs have also helped cultivate an atmosphere to nurture Science elites. Horseshoe Crab Rearing Scarab Beetle Rearing Mangrove Conservation…

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Science and Sustainable Development – Facilities on Campus

To provide a nurturing environment and enrich learning atmosphere for students to experience the contribution of science and technology to sustainable development, new facilities and teaching aids have been added in the recent years. They include the Science and Sustainable Development Resource Centre, a solar electric generating system, a wind turbine, a weather automatic monitoring system and a solar chill evaporative cooler. Installed with data loggers, high-quality stereomicroscopes, UV spectrophotometers and light microscopes, the Centre enables quantitative analyses of some scientific investigations. There are also…

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