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Social Studies curriculum in school comprises History, Economics, Geography and Political Science. These are interrelated disciplines, each critical to the development of analytical and well informed minds. The Department is a team of six teachers. They combine elements of all the disciplines and provide opportunities for students to conduct inquiry, develop and analyse data, synthesize findings, and arrive at logical conclusions. The teachers make effective use of technology that adds important dimensions to students’ learning. Discussions, debates, simulations, research and strategies to challenge the intellect of the students make the teaching learning process exciting. The instruction also involves regular writing, information gathering and analysis of various types of documents, such as graphs, charts and data banks. Multi-disciplinary awareness is encouraged at all times. Educational excursions are planned to complement classroom learning. Corridor quizzes, theme based assemblies, surveys pertaining to topics under study, talks, water harvesting projects, environmental learning keep the students enthused at all times. Major national and international events and anniversaries of major world events are commemorated through special assemblies or Board displays. The Geography lab which is well-equipped with working models and educational charts have been of great assistance in making the Geography lessons meaningful. The Scindia School enjoys a unique position where research on the history of the School is linked with the curriculum and practical lessons in Geography and relevant experiments are conducted outdoors.

The Social Studies Department takes out an annual Geography magazine ‘Axis’ on Founder’s Day.

The Geography Department has established a ‘Weather Station’ that keeps a record of weather conditions of the Fort.

Historical and Geographical features of the Fort have been imaginatively merged with the curriculum.