On November 5, 2021, at the Institute of Natural History and Geography within the project «Revival of national education (or self-consciousness)» among the 2nd year students of specialty «Geography» was held intellectual-educational event «Knowledge of the environment». It was organized according to the annual plan of the institute within the framework of implementation of the «Rukhany Zhangyru» programme. The purpose - propagation among students of the most valuable geographical knowledge of the Kazakh people, accumulated for millennia of adaptation to environmental conditions.
The scientific consultant of the event was Associate Professor of «Geography, Environment and Services» Kassenov Soltanbek, the organizers - senior lecturers Shakirova Nurzhanat and Sadykova Kundyz, as well as 2nd year students of the specialty «5B05203-Geography» under the leadership of senior student Batyr Aruzhan. Institute Director Kaimuldinova Kulyash addressed to the participants with her valedictory speech.
The event was conducted in the form of game, each stage had different theme: geographical nomenclature of Kazakhstan; descriptive terms of natural conditions, out of usage for today; weather forecast by omens; extracts from works of great Kazakh scientists and akyns. The students distinguished themselves not only by their knowledge, but also by their creativit Team «Khan-Tengri» of «Scientific geography» specialty took the first place and was awarded with the gold medal. The 2nd place was taken by «Shokan» team, the 3rd place was taken by «Turan» team, students of speciality «Geography-History». Nurlan Manapov, head of department on educational and social work of the Institute, congratulated all participants of the event. And its guests Kairat Omarov, Karlygash Muzdybayeva and Raihan Iskakova expressed their gratitude to the organizers and warm wishes to the students.