Science and Technology are the two basic components of developments of a country. Common people can learn about the advancement of science and technology with the help of mass media. A science communicator connects the common people and the scientists by acting like a bridge. The main function of science communication is to exchange information between an informer and a receiver.

To make science communication interesting and informative, it should be activity based hands-on demonstrations. In this paper the author presents his experiences of such type of communicationn as he is engaged in two projects simultaneously namely Teachers’ Orientation Programmes as well as Interactive Science Workshops for the middle school students.

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Role of hands-on activities in science communication

Amit Kumar Jana   Science Communicators’ Forum

Arijit Kumar Jana   Taxxila-Anveshika-IAPT

Science and Technology are the two basic components of developments of a country. Common people can learn about the advancement of science and technology with the help of mass media. A science communicator connects the common people and the scientists by acting like a bridge. The main function of science communication is to exchange information between an informer and a receiver.

To make science communication interesting and informative, it should be activity based hands-on demonstrations. In this paper the author presents his experiences of such type of communicationn as he is engaged in two projects simultaneously namely Teachers’ Orientation Programmes as well as Interactive Science Workshops for the middle school students.

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