Mobile Science Lab for Rural Students
In order to promote the importance of Science and technology and also help the students studying in government schools to get exposed to the subjects, the Karimnagar Science museum has embarked upon an ambitious task of taking science laboratory to the door step of rural students through Mobile Science laboratory.
Under the Rajiv Vidhya Mission program, the district science museum had specially designed a mobile science laboratory and started visiting various government schools and conducting various science experiments for the benefit of the student community.
The mobile science laboratory was formally launched by Minister for Higher Education D. Sridhar Babu on Independence Day in the district.
Since then, the mobile science laboratory is on the move in various parts of the district. Till Thursday, the mobile science laboratory had conducted experiments in 30 high schools.
On Thursday, the unit had arrived at the Government girls’ high school in Mankammathota of Karimnagar town.
The mobile science laboratory is equipped with several devices and tools for the conduct of various experiments in physical, chemistry, Maths and biology subjects.
It is surprising to note that majority of apparatus and tools were designed by the teachers with low-cost and no-cost material for the benefit of students.
During their visit to each school, the resources persons, who accompany the vehicle, would conduct about 30 to 40 experiments in each subject by dividing the students into groups according to classes and also explain around 200 and odd concepts on various subjects.
Government girls’ high school principal G Pramoda said that the visit of mobile science laboratory to the school was a boon to the students as they would be exposed to various experiments at the mobile science lab.