CHENNAI: Chennai school students have taken a massive effort for the Guinness World Record. Over a thousand students in Chennai gathered together for a biology class on Saturday as part of the ongoing India International Science Festival.
The science class began with all the 1,049 students being individually tagged. Then, a local school teacher gave them a biology lesson and a demonstration on how to extract the DNA from a ripe papaya fruit.
At the end of it all, Mr Swapnil Dangarikar, Adjudicator, Guinness World Records said, “You have successfully broken the record and this is a the new Guinness Record for the largest biology lesson. Congratulations.”
The class went on for 90 minutes. At the end of the class students were posing for selfies happily. Ms Nithya Subramaniam, a student from Vana Vani Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Chennai said, “I feel amazing. I want to thank my school and the Government of India for this amazing opportunity. I love science and I am grateful that I was able to do something for science and made the country proud. Makes me so happy and I feel amazing right now.”