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In pics: Science lessons for school kids at BITM on Science Museum Day

Daylong activities and guided tours to galleries were organised for students from Kolkata schools

By My Kolkata Web Desk | Published 11.11.23, 12:12 PM
1/8 The International Science Center & Science Museum Day (ISCSMD) and World Science Day for Peace and Development was observed by Birla Industrial and Technological Museum (BITM) on November 10

The International Science Center & Science Museum Day (ISCSMD) and World Science Day for Peace and Development was observed by Birla Industrial and Technological Museum (BITM) on November 10

Photographs courtesy: Birla Industrial and Technological Museum
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2/8  BITM celebrated and promoted sustainable science for all through widely diverse informal science education and engagement activities addressing the critical topics articulated in the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the world’s nations in late 2015

BITM celebrated and promoted sustainable science for all through widely diverse informal science education and engagement activities addressing the critical topics articulated in the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the world’s nations in late 2015

3/8 Students from St Augustine's Day School, Kolkata, Calcutta Boys' School, Sonarpur and Shibrampur Junior Basic School, South 24-Parganas were given guided tours to galleries. Science shows and interactive sessions were also held

Students from St Augustine's Day School, Kolkata, Calcutta Boys' School, Sonarpur and Shibrampur Junior Basic School, South 24-Parganas were given guided tours to galleries. Science shows and interactive sessions were also held

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4/8 Students explore the mock-up coal mine at BITM

Students explore the mock-up coal mine at BITM

5/8 The International Science Center & Science Museum Day (ISCSMD) is a yearly, global event illustrating the impact and reach of all the world’s science centers and science museums. It demonstrates the role these institutions play with their millions of visitors in raising awareness of—and engagement in—sustainable development and the solutions to worldwide challenges such as climate change, human health, energy, waste, water shortages, gender, oceans, and other global issues

The International Science Center & Science Museum Day (ISCSMD) is a yearly, global event illustrating the impact and reach of all the world’s science centers and science museums. It demonstrates the role these institutions play with their millions of visitors in raising awareness of—and engagement in—sustainable development and the solutions to worldwide challenges such as climate change, human health, energy, waste, water shortages, gender, oceans, and other global issues

6/8 Building trust in Science among the students, the activities held by BITM highlighted the significant role of science in society - underlining the importance and relevance of science in the daily lives of people

Building trust in Science among the students, the activities held by BITM highlighted the significant role of science in society - underlining the importance and relevance of science in the daily lives of people

7/8 Additionally, official selections of the Goethe-Institut Science Film Festival 2023 - a celebration of science communication in Southeast Asia, South Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America - was screened for the students

Additionally, official selections of the Goethe-Institut Science Film Festival 2023 - a celebration of science communication in Southeast Asia, South Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Latin America - was screened for the students

8/8 Partnering with the Max Mueller Bhavan, screening of these international films promoted science literacy and facilitated awareness of contemporary scientific, technological and environmental issues

Partnering with the Max Mueller Bhavan, screening of these international films promoted science literacy and facilitated awareness of contemporary scientific, technological and environmental issues

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