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‘The small projects can be converted into workable ones’

29 December 2011

NAGPUR: ‘In the film 3 Idiots, it was shown that salt water is a good conductor of electricity. Then why can’t sea water be utilized for conducting electricity?’ ‘Despite being made up of dead cells, how do our hair and nails grow?’ ‘Why does hot water freeze before cold water?’

These were just some of the serious deliberations that school children were engaged in at Raman Science Centre and Planetarium on Wednesday. The occasion was the beginning of the three-day celebration of the International Year of Chemistry and Forests. Several models made by students as well as teachers will be on display through the three days.

As a start, the centre had arranged an interaction between the students and some eminent science professionals from the city. National Environment Engineering Research Institute (Neeri) scientist Nitin Labhsethwar encouraged the children to chose a profession based on what they love doing. He also introduced them to the pleasure of pursuing a career in pure sciences……

Read more: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2011-12-29/nagpur/30568304_1_solar-energy-models-green-energy

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Written by csirindia

December 30, 2011 at 12:35 pm

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