Field trips are a part of school activities where by all the classes are taken every year to various places for educational purposes. Std X Students of S.J.R Public school, accompanied by two Science teachers, Mrs. Lily Roy and Mr. A. Ravindra visited the centre for Nano and soft matter Science, Jalahalli, Bangalore on Saturday 31st of October’ 2015. Dr. Neena Sushan John, faculty member of the centre working on nano scale properties of materials by probe microscope and molecular absorption on surfaces delivered an interesting presentation on “microscopy for nanoworld”.
Ø She spoke about the size of Nano which is one millionth of a millimeter. (1 nm = 10-9 m). The images of a strand of the human hair, red blood cells, Bacteria, Virus, cell membrane, molecules were shown in nanometer scale.