Science Day observed by Pragjyotish College students
GUWAHATI, March: On the occasion of the National Science Day, the 5th-semester honours students of the Chemistry Department, Pragjyotish College, under the departmental forum ‘Dhatu’, demonstrated different interesting and adventurous chemical experiments among the school students of Kaliram Barua Girls’ High School, Bharalu mukh. This was stated in a press release.
National Science Day (NSD) is celebrated every year on February 28 to honour the discov ery of the Raman Effect by Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman. The main aim of the celebration is to share the importance of science and inculcate scientific temperament among the students through quizzes, lectures, competitions and by conducting experiments.
Students of the Department of Chemistry, Pragjyotish College celebrate the NSD every year by doing different activities on the college campus. This year the forum decided to visit a
nearby school to show some magical chemical experiments. The same was performed with the prior permission of the Headmistress of Kaliram Barua Girls’ High School at Bharalumukh.
The college students showed some experi ments from their text books and explained concepts like acid-base, redox reactions, precipi tation reactions, science in everyday life, etc. School students also got some hands-on training during the event, the release added.