14 students from 4 schools in Thane district for National Children’s Science Congress

Seven teams of two students each from the following schools – Smt Sulochanadevi Singhania School, Thane; Sou AK Joshi English Medium School, Thane; Vidya Bhavan High School, Nerul and Saraswati Secondary School, Thane – will be participating in the National Children’s Science Congress
Fourteen students from four schools in Thane district, with their projects, will participate in the National Children’s Science Congress. (PRAFUL GANGURDE/HT PHOTO)
Fourteen students from four schools in Thane district, with their projects, will participate in the National Children’s Science Congress. (PRAFUL GANGURDE/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Jan 21, 2022 09:40 PM IST
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Seven teams from four schools of Thane district have been selected for the National Children’s Science Congress that will be conducted online this year.

The topic this year is Science for Sustainable Living and 14 children would be participating for the nationals from Thane district.

Seven teams of two students each from the following schools – Smt Sulochanadevi Singhania School, Thane; Sou AK Joshi English Medium School, Thane; Vidya Bhavan High School, Nerul and Saraswati Secondary School, Thane – will be participating in the Congress.

The topics chosen by them include Design of Air Bag for Safety Of Two-Wheeler Riders, Skin and Eco-Friendly Diaper, Innovation of a Sustainable Mask, Reuse Of Plastic Bottles and Refills to make a Dispenser and Fabric Covered Spectacles.

“A total of 3,559 projects were presented at the Zilla level, out of which 103 were selected for the last round of State-level presentations. Of these, 30 projects were selected for the National Children’s Science Congress. This will be held in Ahmedabad in the first week of February,” said Surendra Dighe, Committee Head of Jidnyasa Trust, coordinators for Maharashtra State for National Children Science Congress.

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