Two of Australia’s foremost science communicators Dr Graham Walker and Dr Stuart Kohlhagen from the Australian National University will embark on a nine-city India tour starting on 13 June. Presented by the Australian High Commission, in partnership with the National Council for Science Museums (NCSM) and the Tamilnadu Science and Technology Centre, Chennai, the Science Circus the duo will travel across India to conduct workshops to make science learning fun for students and teachers. Both Researchers will be in Chennai on 14 June and will be hosting three interactive workshops (9.30am, 11am, 12.30pm) for children (13-15 yrs) at the Periyar Science and Technology Centre, B.M. Birla Planetarium, Gandhimandapam Road, Chennai.
To register for the workshop’s, schools can contact the Periyar Science and Technology Centre on 044 – 24410025 or Email : firstname.lastname@example.org.
Can you improve your cricket skills with physics and eggs? Can you make rockets from common household mess?
Prepare yourself for some seriously mind-bending Science Circus. the Science Circus duo will travel across India to conduct workshops to make science learning fun for students and teachers. Science Circus is designed to allow students experience and develop skills in problem solving, logic, and critical thinking using cost effective household materials.
“We’re looking forward to spreading some exciting, interactive, intriguing science right across India,” said Dr Graham Walker. “The shows have everything from vacuum cleaner bazookas to liquid nitrogen powered kangaroos – we’ll even reveal some physics secrets of how Australian cricketers practice! We’ll also be challenging the audience in puzzles and feats of the mind to develop thinking skills and teamwork,” he added.
Science Circus India Tour
Date Time Venue
13 June 9.30am, 11am, 12.30pm Visvesvaraya Industrial & Technological Museum, Bengaluru
14 June 9.30am, 11am, 12.30pm Periyar Science and Technology Centre, B.M. Birla Planetarium,Gandhimandapam Road,
Tamil Nadu Science and Technology Centre, Chennai
15 June 9am, 10.30am, 12noon Nehru Science Centre, Mumbai
16 June 9.30am, 11am, 12.30pm Raman Science Centre, Nagpur
17 June 10am, 12noon
Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics, S.P Pune University Campus
2.30pm Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research, Dr.HomiBhabha Rd. Pashan, Pune
18 June 10.30am, 12noon Kurukshetra Panorama & Science Centre, Kurukshetra
20 June 9.30am, 11am, 12.30pm Regional Science City, Lucknow
21 June 9.30am, 11am, 12.30pm Science City, Kolkata
22 June 9.30am Birla Industrial and Technological Museum, Kolkata
23 June 9.30am, 11am, 12.30pm Regional Science City, Guwahati
**Entry is free for all workshops**