VIVAnews -To make works of paper and plastics made from environment, bamboo, algae and potatoes, six sman 48, East Jakarta won the champion II International 2011 competition Think Quest.
Six students will be invited to come to the Think Quest in San Francisco, United States in early October 2011. Not only that, they also get a gift worth 1,200 US dollar laptop from the provincial Government of Jakarta. Sixth grade students to the new ride is the 11th Villia, Ikhsan, Mohammad Labib, Tuwendy, Faisal and Ben Hadi.
The six students presenting papers is entitled to Make Plastics and Papers Become the Earth's Friends! With the United Kingdom speaking fluent, alternately they explain how to manufacture paper from bamboo and plastic from algae, as well as the potatoes by using simple tools commonly used in the kitchen.
After that, they provide direct plastic and paper that are successfully processed to the Governor of Jakarta, Fauzi Bowo. "I expect you guys continue to hone skills, creativity, persistence and the desire to keep learning, so that the knowledge that you guys have continued to develop. And can achieve higher achievement, "said Fauzi Bowo after photos along with six HIGH SCHOOL students and their teachers pembinanya in 48 Balaikota Jakarta yesterday.
The Head Office of education Jakarta, Taufik Yudi Hai, confirmed six students were defeating the tens of thousands of participants from different countries. The competition was followed by 33 thousand participants joined from 7.603 team comes from 52 countries.
"We should be proud of this achievement. Because they could beat the project scientific works of tens of thousands of students from countries that have already developed and developing, "said Taufik.
Master Builder of the race Think Quest SMAN 48, Tjandrawati said the their hard work has been started since 2008. New in 2009, however, their work became a finalist in the competition. In a similar competition in 2010, rising to perstasinya The Best Project Award.
And 2011, finally able to grab the Winner II Think Quest International. While the champion won by students from the province of Bali and the champion won by students from III to India. Tjandrawati very proud because it is usually a champion I, II, III in the competition was won by students from Puerto Rico, China, and the United States. "We are very happy with this achievement. This year students from Indonesia who succeed, "he said
According to Tjandrawati, this exciting competition became a challenge for students to apply their critical thinking, communicating, and improving technological skills to real world problems and solutions to a global audience member. (sj)