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Grade 6 & 7 :: Field Trip to TASAR Research Institute

06 Aug 2018 | Whole School Events, Middle School, 2018, ALL, Field Trips

Visit to TASAR

On 4th of August 2018 Students of class VI & VII of Taurian World School were taken to Central Tasar Research and Training Institute, Nagri. The main objective of conducting a field trip for students is to reinforce experiential and contextual learning. 

Field trips are a way of enhancing classroom learning by making real world connections.  The purpose of the trip is usually observation for education, non-experimental research or to provide students with experiences outside their everyday activities, such as going camping with teachers and their classmates. However, teachers and students advocate – and studies indicate – that field trips are a key component of school instruction; they broaden the educational experience and make a subject more relevant. 

The main objectives of the trip were as below:

 
OBJECTIVES

§  Motivating the farmers to plant high yielding mulberry varieties to increase income and   productivity.

§  Imparting training in mulberry cultivation, silkworm rearing and silk  reeling.

§  Assist in procurement of improved rearing equipment and construction of separate rearing house.

§  Ensure supply of disease free silkworm seeds.

§  Enhance skill of farmers for increased cocoon productivity and to prevent silkworm diseases.

§  Provide assistance to establish drip irrigation system in mulberry gardens.

§  Assist sericulturists and reelers to dispose of their cocoon, silk etc., in regulated cocoon markets /silk exchange

§  Facilitate sericulturists to adopt new technologies developed.



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