Generating Awareness on Disaster Management through the Science Festival
Corresponding Author : Irfana Begum,
Project Offier EduSAT, Vigyan prasar, Department of Science and Technology, GOI, C-24 Qutub institutional Area, New Delhi-110016, India,
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Received : 2014-07-07 Accepted : 2014-08-01 Published : 2014-08-12
Abstract : Science festivals are the innovative method to introduce the scientific information for the children of various age groups. Every year Vigyan Prasar organize one national level live science festival in summer holidays through its EduSAT network and six virtual science festivals at various remote locations of the country. Through the science festival with the help of do yourself programme children can learn basic information about the science and technology. With the help of these science festivals Vigyan prasar caters more than five thousand children every year, they belongs to the urban area of various part of the country. Approximate 2000 children were participated in the science festival programme from the rural area of the country through virtual Science Festivals and 3000 children were participated in the live programme through EduSAT Network of Vigyan Prasar. To generate awareness for disaster management Vigyan Prasar developed an activity booklet on disaster management, Earthquake kit and movies on causes of disaster (Kedarnath). During the programme resource person (Subject experts) discuss the activity provide the time of to the activities and discuss the science behind it and during the session movie on Kedarnath also screened. After the programme children discuss and ask their queries with the resource person and also these children give the training to other groups. And motivate to others to participate in the programme and share their scientific talent.
Keywords : Activity booklet, Kit, Live, Science festival, Virtual
Citation : Irfana Begum (2014) Generating Awareness on Disaster Management through the Science Festival. J. of Computation in Biosciences and Engineering. V1I3. DOI : 10.5281/zenodo.999938
Copyright : © 2014 Irfana Begum . This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Journal of Computation in Biosciences and Engineering
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