Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Science Express

The Science Express- a science exhibition aboard a railway rake - an Indo-German initiative, is being conducted by the Vikram Sarabhai Community Science Centre, Ahmedabad.A team of 40 trained personnel is aboard the Express to explain the models and activities to the visitors in detail and also answer their various queries, the local coordinating body of the exhibition, Gwalior Science Centre.The objective of the mobile exhibition is to create awareness and interest in science among children and youth.The exhibition includes 12 bogies fitted with audio-visual, computer-based and do-it yourself science activities and models.The 13th bogie carries a Kids Lab set up by the BASF Chemical Company, where the visiting children can perform basic science experiments.Another part of the train includes a tableau on the science and technology related progress made by the country.

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