STATE TIMES NEWSJAMMU: JK Public School, Kunjwani organised a visit to the Wadia Museum of Natural History (University of Jammu) wherein students from classes X, XI and XII actively participated. The students were briefed about the background of the department and the setting of the Museum. Also, they were apprised about the preserving process of the fossils. The PG Department of Geology, University of Jammu, invited the students to witness the Elephant of Galandar. Students were exposed to mineral, rock and fossil galleries and short lectures on basic geological concepts were imparted. Thereafter discussions were held on problems of social relevance followed by quiz competitions among various student groups. The students observed various fossils of plants, animals and birds inhabiting in J&K and their species. They also witnessed the world’s largest elephant’s skull-remain. It was a golden opportunity for the students and they benefitted a lot from this visit.
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