Union Minister launches India’s first Virtual Science Lab for children under CSIR Jigyasa programme

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Union Minister of Science & Technology has launched India’s first Virtual Science Lab for children under CSIR Jigyasa programme.

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What is a Virtual Science Lab for children under CSIR Jigyasa programme?

Aim: To provide quality research exposure and innovative pedagogy for school students to drive their scientific curiosity based on an online interactive medium.

Target Age Group: Students of the standard VI to XII (11-18 years) who would like to explore science using different activities, experienced researchers and faculties on the subjects of Science, Mathematics, Biology and IT.

Facilities that will be provided by Virtual Lab: Virtual tour of CSIR laboratories, interaction with scientists to clear doubts, Access content in regional languages; Project based support; Simulation Experiments; Science based webinars; Student Entrepreneurship etc.

Significance: CSIR Virtual lab will enable curiosity driven research based concepts, encourage higher order thinking skills, promote entrepreneurship and develop passion about science.

Source:  This post is based on the articleUnion Minister launches India’s first Virtual Science Lab for children under CSIR Jigyasa programmepublished by PIB on 22nd Nov 2021.

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