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OmSAU: We are at the growth point!

On February 19, a regular meeting of the Omsk State Agrarian University (Omsky Biocluster member) teachers with students of an educational institution took place. The Omsk State Agrarian University teachers held a lesson at the 'Growth Point' of the Voskresenskaya School (Kalachinsky municipal district).


Associate Professor Vasily Bykov and Marina Novorodskaya, Senior Lecturer, Geodesy and Remote Sensing Chair, Land Management Department, held a lesson on the basics of aerial photography, drawing up a survey route. The guys got acquainted with the history of aerial photography, the first aerial photographs, stereo effect, compared the shooting quality of 1917, 1944 and 2000. Students in practice were able to try out various methods for obtaining a stereo effect. The guys were fascinated by old photos when working with stereoscopes, using a pair of pictures they created a three-dimensional image of the relief, tried on polarizing glasses, tried to see the image in stereo pictures. Having learned that drones are not only a toy, but serious devices for obtaining information about the earth’s surface, the guys plotted an aerial survey route, understood the longitudinal and transverse overlap of the images, and determined the shooting scale on the map.


The senior teacher Andrei Zabudsky and Dmitry Vorobyov, the training master of the Technical Service, Mechanics and Electrical Engineering Chair of the Technical Service in the Agro-industry Department, held a second lesson with students in robotics, electrical engineering and electronics. The guys were introduced to the basics of programming microprocessors using the example of 'farmdot' - a joint project of the Omsk State Automobile University and an industrial partner - the company Siberian Klondike - to create a robotic complex 'greenhouse robot', the work was done on remote access. Also, to strengthen the guys' knowledge of the basics of electronics, a practical lesson was held on the application of the acquired competencies. At the end of the lesson, the kids talked about their desire to launch the Intercom project at school. This project was supported by the Technical Service in the Agro-industry Department teachers - joint work has already begun.

  • Omsky Biocluster Press Service
  • 28 February 2020