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Kumbakonam

Station: Kumbakonam
State: Tamil Nadu
Exhibition Dates: 04- 06 March 2016          
Total visitors: 36,687

From Vellore, SECAS next moved to Kumbakonam. It was welcomed by a group of students, who had been waiting for the arrival of the exhibition train since morning. It was for the first time that Science Express was visiting Kumbakonam, hence a great enthusiasm was seen among the students as well as general visitors.

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Long queue of students at the platform

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Visitors knowing about Solar Panels

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Children in Kids Zone

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Platform Activity

During the three-day exhibition at Kumbakonam, more than 36,000 people visited SECAS. Besides, SECAS also received over 7,000 students from 93 different educational institutions, who not only appreciated the exhibits and videos in the train but also enthusiastically participated in the complementary activities of SECAS in JOS Lab, Kids Zone and Platform Activities.

SECAS team also conducted two Teachers’ Orientation sessions for Primary teachers, focusing on ‘Hands-on Approaches’ for teaching science and maths. In this, different concepts like Muscle Contraction, Neuron Function, Boyle’s Law, Laws of Motion and Food Pyramid etc. were demonstrated using different models. It was very much appreciated by the participants.

At Kumbakonam, SECAS crossed 18 lakh total visitors’ mark and also visit by 5 lakh students. Besides, Teachers’ Orientation Programme also crossed 800 participants’ mark in the current phase.

Local teams from ENVIS centre and Annamalai University supported the activities of SECAS at Kumbakonam.

After a successful three-day exhibition at Kumbakonam, the team once again packed up and made preparations for their journey to the next station – Pudukkotai in Tamil Nadu.


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