From Amla, SECAS II next moved to Betul. It was welcomed by Shri Alkesh Arya, President, Municipal Corporation, Betul. Several other officials from the district administration and the railways were present on the occasion. Ms. Jyoti Dhurve, MP, Betul, Madhya Pradesh also visited SECAS II. The dignitaries visited the exhibition and appreciated the efforts of Govt. of India, in spreading awareness about Climate Change through SECAS.
Although, Betul was a new station added to the itenary of SECAS II, it received good response from students as well as general visitors. During two day halt at Betul, more than 5,500 students from 72 different educational institutions visited SECAS II.
At Betul, students and children enthusiastically participated in JOS Lab, Kids Zone and Platform Activity. In JOS Lab, with the help of SECAS II team members, students enjoyed performing experiments like Conservation of momentum, Chromatography, Chaotic pendulum, Centre of gravity, Photo-voltaic cell, Dangers of oil spill, Structure of atom, Periodicity of elements, Beyond solar system, Annual rings, Pythagoras Theorem, Binary Numbers and Algebraic Equations using models based scientific and mathematical concepts.
At Betul, JOS Lab crossed 60,000 students participation- in the current phase of its journey.
With this, the halt of SECAS II at Betul came to an end, and the team packed up and made preparations for their departure to the next station – Habibganj in Madhya Pradesh.