Enhancing Change Through Science Centres/Nam S&T Centre

by Lebs Mphahlele, Aman Kumar Maulloo

ISBN: 9789351301714
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Imprint : DAYA
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 11495.00
Biblio : xv+342p., col. plts.,figs.,tabls.,ind., 25 cm

Author Profile

Dr. Aman Kumar Maulloo is Director, Rajiv Gandhi Science Centre of Mauritius.<br/> <BR> K.M. Lebs Mphahlele is Manager (Science & Youth), Department of Science and Technology, South Africa.

About The Book

In our rapidly changing world, there is a great need for the public understanding of science and technology to create more science literate society at all age levels. Science centres and science museums are vital and powerful media for popularisation of science and creating a scientific temper across the globe. Science centres are among those institutions that can play a role in showcasing science to common people, whereas museums enable people to explore collections for inspiration, learning an

Table of Contents

"Foreword H.E. Mr. M Mangena Preface Aman Kumar Maulloo and Lebs Mphahlele Introduction Arun P. Kulshreshtha Part I: Keynote Address 1. The Science Centre Movement in India Ingit K. Mukhopadhyay 2. The Role of Science and Technology in Developing Countries Joaquin Fargas Part II: Evolution of Science Centres 3. Social Appropriation of Science and Technology Elizabeth Hoyos 4. Enhancing the Reach through Digitalisation K.G. Kumar 5. Role of Pushpa Gujral Science City for Sustainable Development R