On February 9, the lesson on the theme "From geography-observation to fundamental science and application" was conducted for 9th and 10th grade students of Classical Gymnasium No.160 in Baku. The lesson was conducted by Ramiz Mammadov, academician, Director of the Institute of Geography of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS).
During the lesson, academician Ramiz Mammadov informed pupils about the assumptions about the history of mankind, the changes that have occurred over a period of time in the world map, and the climatic changes that have been widely discussed in recent years. At the same time, he shared his views on the geography of development, natural resources, physical-geographical and economic zoning of Azerbaijan, and answered pupils` questions.
In the end, academician presented the Hydrometeorological Atlas of the Caspian Sea as a gift to Geography Cabinet of Classical Gymnasium No.160.
The lesson was attended by employees of the Ministry of Education and Baku City Education Department, education experts and mass media representatives.
It should be noted that the lessons are organized in accordance with the initiative associated with the target-oriented program entitled "From Science to Education" and put forward by Mikayil Jabbarov, Minister of Education, at the ceremony dedicated to the 70th anniversary of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS). In accordance with the agreement reached between the Ministry of Education and the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences (ANAS), these lessons are taught by prominent scientists working at ANAS.