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Three day Workshop on Olympiad Experiments

‘Physics Association’ organized a three day (April 22-24, 2017) workshop on “Olympiad Experiments at School Level” in collaboration with Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE), Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) Mumbai. Prof. Gurmail Singh, the Vice Chancellor, Akal University and Prof. M. S. Johal Dean Academics, Akal University inaugurated the workshop. S. Baljeet Singh, District Science Supervisor and S. Gurpreet Singh, Assistant Education Officer, Department of Education, Punjab Govt. were the special guests for the inaugural session. Thirty-three teachers from Twenty-one schools of Bathinda and Mansa districts were shortlisted for this workshop. The eminent subject experts for the workshop were Prof. P. K. Joshi, Mr. Vikrant Ghanekar from HBCSE, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, Mumbai and Dr. Jogeshwar S. Purohit from Cluster Innovation Centre Delhi University. The workshop began with the lecture of Mr. Ghanekar who informed the participants about Olympiad programs for the science students. Prof. P. K. Joshi, another expert encouraged the participants to link all the science topics to everyday life scenarios for better understanding of the subject and demonstrated the experiments that deal with very basic concepts of science and mathematics such as pendulums, testing characteristics of milk, observing the digestion of milk in a test tube, detection of lycopene of tomato etc. The prime objective of the workshop is to introduce the teachers to the importance of carrying out science experiments in the schools and using hands on experiments as a powerful education tool. There are hands on exercises for the participants regarding various science related experiments and experts emphasis the teachers to perform the experiment by innovative and interesting way. 

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