National safety science quiz starts September
Posted on Aug 14 2014 | IANS
Kolkata, Aug 14 : The National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) in partnership with a private safety science firm is organising a National Safety Science Quiz during September-October, a statement said Thursday.
Aimed at boosting awareness among school students, the quiz will be centred on subjects of electrical, fire, road, environment and food safety. UL India Pvt. Ltd. is the collaborator in this pan-Indian venture.
"This is the first time that a quiz on Safety Science is being conducted at national level and is aimed to have an immense educational and experiential impact," a release from Birla Industrial and Technological Museum, Kolkata said. The establishment comes under NCSM.
Students from classes 9-12 can participate. Preliminary rounds (written test) will be held in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai and Bangalore simultaneously Sep 21 at 11 a.m.
"The top six students from each of the five cities will be invited to participate for further rounds to the Visvesvaraya Industrial and Technological Museum (VITM), Bangalore in the last week of Oct 2014," said the statement.