Scientific knowledge is a bedrock of successful economy. Scientific knowledge leads to technological advances and economics benefits that offer unique opportunities to meet basic human needs, reduce poverty and improve the quality of life.
In order to create interest in science courses , a “BASIC SCIENCE LAB” programme for high school students was conducted on August 11, 2016. About 100 students from various high schools of Mangalore had attended the programme along with their teachers.
The programme was inaugurated by the chief guest Prof. MARIOLA C PINTO, H.O.D of Physics , St Agnes college, Mangalore , Dr. K.V MALINI , Principal presided over the programme, Mrs.Sandhya B and Mrs. Vidhya. S. Conveners were present during the inauguration. The chief guest highlighted about reinforcement of Science and Technology among youths and insisted the students to take up basic science courses. She also enlightened the students regarding the various opportunities available for Basic Science courses. The presidential address was given by Principal Dr. K.V MALINI.
The experimental demonstration started at 10.30 am in physics, chemistry, botany, zoology labs to know and learn the experiments. The students of III B.Sc and Members of science association were involved in demonstration of experiments. The feedback forms were given to the students to know their opinion. As per the opinion of students, it was a successful effort in creating interest in Basic Science courses among students.
Mrs. Sandhya .B.