India’s first Virtual Science Lab for Children launched

India’s first Virtual Science Lab for Children launched

NEW DELHI [Maha Media]: Science and Technology Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh has launched India’s first Virtual Science Lab for Children under CSIR Jigyasa Programme, which will also connect students with scientists across the country. Speaking on the occasion, Dr Singh said, the main aim of the Virtual Lab is to provide quality research exposure and innovative pedagogy for school students based on an online interactive medium. He said, the new facility will immensely benefit students from Kendriya Vidyalayas, Navodaya Vidyalayas and Government Schools and will help in catching them young.

The Minister said, the target audience for the Virtual Lab platform is students of the Standard six to 12 who would like to explore science using different activities, experienced researchers and faculties on the subjects of Science, Mathematics, Biology and IT. He said, initially the content will be available in English, but has been planned to be made available in Hindi and other regional languages. Dr Singh said, the Virtual Lab will provide a virtual tour of CSIR laboratories and expose students to research infrastructure.
 

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