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Top 10 Ideas to celebrate National Science Day or Science Week 2024

Top 10 Ideas to celebrate National Science Day or Science Week 2024
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We are giving Top 10 Ideas and Games to Celebrate National Science Day (World Science Day or Science Week for Latest 2024) Included All New Activities.

Games, Ideas and Activities – Science Day Celebration, Science Week Celebration, Science Related Competition.

Science isn’t about WHY, it’s about WHY NOT ?

28th of February National Science Day in India and 10th November World Science Day for Peace & Development.

Short Speech on National Science Day – 28 February 2024

In India, 28th of February is celebrated as National Science Day. On this day in 1928, Sir C.V. Raman discovered a phenomenon of scattering of photons named ‘Raman Effect’ after his name.

In 1930, he got Nobel Prize for his remarkable discovery and this was the first Nobel Prize for India in the field of Science. To mark the discovery of his famous phenomenon National Science Day is celebrated in India on the day each year. First National Science Day is celebrated on 28th February 1987.

It highlights the important role that science has in society and is celebrated each year on November 10. It also highlights the need to engage the wider public in debated on emerging scientific issues. World Science day was proclaimed by the UNESCO in 2001. First World Science Day is celebrated on 10 November 2002.

Objectives of the National Science Day

To make students and society at large aware about significance of scientific applications in the daily life of the people. To acknowledge and learn from the efforts and achievements in the field of science for welfare of living beings.

To discuss all the issues and implement new technologies for the development of the science. To extend an opportunity to innovate to the scientific minded citizens in the country. To encourage the people and spread more & more awareness about Science and Technology.

Theme of National Science Day – 2024 is “Indigenous Technologies for Viksit Bharat“.

Idea 1 – DTH – Don the Teacher’s Hat

DTH – Don the Teacher’s Hat – We have donned the Teacher’s Hat today !

Experiments demonstrate – Science is fun. Science is applicable to many areas of everyday life. Students would get a chance to interact at different levels.

Experiments may include but are not limited to the following –

  1. Milky Rainbow
  2. Mini Volcano
  3. Soap Boats
  4. Light refraction with a water bottle
  5. Lava Lamp
  6. Storm in a Glass

Idea 2 – WHAT IF Key


Ask students to post WHAT IF questions to you prior to your class (preferably a day or two before)

Follow up with a session where, teacher will take up these questions one -by-one and students will share their inputs. It enhances..

  • creative, critical and innovative thinking skills
  • scientific temper

Note – Questions can be taken as per class level.

  1. WHAT IF all animals were herbivores ?
  2. WHAT IF birds could speak to us?
  3. WHAT IF the sun was a cold ball of glowing gas?
  4. WHAT IF another advanced and smart species existed on earth?
  5. WHAT IF the moon didn’t exist?
  6. WHAT IF there was no gravity on earth?

Idea 3 – Fact or Fiction

Fact or Fiction

Teacher will read statements to students will identify whether it’s fact or fiction.

If you are taking up with whole class, you can have their for FACTS and for FICTION.

  1. Babies have around 100 more bones than adults. – FACTS
  2. Earth is the only planet with water. – FICTION
  3. It takes 7 years to digest a chewing gum. – FICTION
  4. In 2.3 billion years it will be too hot for life to exist on the earth. – FACTS
  5. Lightning never strikes the same place twice. – FICTION
  6. Stomach acid is strong enough to dissolve a razor – FACTS

Did you have fun ? Thumps Up and Thumps Down

Idea 4 – My Peer, My Paddle

My Peer, My Paddle

In it 2 children are required, one child will give his/her CRAZY QUESTION to his partner and vice-e-versa.

They have to research and find out the scientific answer to the peer’s question.

This activity could be assigned a week prior and on the National Science Day, students can share their peers’ question with reason/logic behind the same.

Teacher may announce the best pair based on the question and the logic explained.

Examples :

  1. Why does pool water or ocean water look blue in color?
  2. Do fish get thirsty?
  3. Why doesn’t super glue stick to the inside of the tube?

Idea 5 – Record Yourself

Ask students to perform any science experiment and record themselves with the help of a family member.

Alternatively, they can prepare a science working model as well on any topic assigned by their teacher as per their class level.

Idea 6 – Rendezvous with a Scientist

Scientists or Researchers could be invited on board and students can ask them questions that they are curious about.

Idea 7 – Science Fair / Science Exhibition

Online / Offline

Organize Science Exhibition / Science Fair – Organize Virtual Science Fair or Go Live with projects, models, activities, competitions etc.

Idea 8 – Community Project

Take up a Scientific cause and work towards it to spread awareness in community.

  • Click Pictures
  • Record your experience and people’s feedback etc.

Examples :

  1. Spreading awareness about saving water / recycling water in your society.
  2. Harnessing and using solar energy in the building / society.
  3. Adopting Plants / Animals

Idea 9 – Science Quiz

Online or Offline

Individual / Team Quiz can be organized based on Science Online or Offline. E Certificate can be provided.

Appreciation Letters could be given to outstanding performers.

Idea 10 – Voice of Science

  • Speech – National Science Day / Scientists
  • JAM Session on Science Related Topics
  • Talk Show – Inventions and Inventors or Discoveries
  • Science Debates.

Debate Topics Examples :

  1. Is artificial intelligence a threat to humans?
  2. Should fast-food restaurants be blamed for obesity?
  3. Is animal experimentation justifiable with humans progress in medicine?

Note : Modify as per class level, Applicable to Online as well as Offline Class.

Thanks to Beloved Readers.

About the author

Chetan Darji

Hi, My name is Chetan Darji , and I am the owner and Founder of this website. I am 24 years old, Gujarat-based (India) blogger.
I started this blog on 20th January 2019.

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