The Radio Astronomy Centre (RAC), NCRA-TIFR, will celebrate the National Science Day on 28th February 2017 (Tuesday) between 9 am and 5 pm. All are invited and admission is free. In association with the Science Day, several science related activities are planned at the RAC to motivate young students.
Associated events of this year's National Science Day will be held on 15th February, 2017. All the schools in the Nilgiris district are encouraged to participate in the events. The competition items are, (1) Essay writing, (2) Painting, (3) Science Quiz, (4) Science models and (5) The Ooty Radio Telescope Model making. This will be conducted in 4 levels, viz., (1) Classes 5-7, (2) Classes 8-10, (3) Classes 11-12 and (4) Colleges. School students are encouraged to participate in all the items whereas, college students are allowed to participate in Science model and the Ooty Radio Telescope Model making only. Colleges from the Nilgiris and Coimbatore districts are only allowed to participate. See the posters below for further details.