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Fun science Gallery

Science has always been a subject which has been dealt with a lot of seriousness in schools. This text bookish approach has made science a very drab and uninteresting subject in the impressionable minds of young children. This gallery seeks to escape from this trap by the method of KISMIF (Keep It Simple- Make It Fun). The exhibits reflect the basic principles of reflection, refraction, sound waves, vibrations, illusions, primary colours, work, energy & power etc. in a very interesting and interactive way. A whole world of wonder and amazement awaits the visitors here with a no of interactive hands-on exhibits.

Bio Technology Gallery

At its simplest, biotechnology is technology based on biology - biotechnology harnesses cellular and biomolecular processes to develop technologies and products that help improve our lives and the health of our planet. We have used the biological processes of microorganisms for more than 6,000 years to make useful food products, such as bread and cheese, and to preserve dairy products.

Modern biotechnology provides breakthrough products and technologies to combat debilitating and rare diseases, reduce our environmental footprint, feed the hungry, use less and cleaner energy, and have safer, cleaner and more efficient industrial manufacturing processes. In this gallery we will exhibit a few things that demonstrate the basic idea and application of biotechnology in our day to day life. Through arrays of interactive exhibit, this gallery makes this cutting edge technology easy to understand.

Astronomy gallery

Astronomy is perhaps that branch of science who’s histrory starts from the anquity of mankind. Till the end of last ice age almost 11-12,000 years ago our ancesters Homo sapiens sapiens were leading a nomadic life as hunterer and gatherer. Perhaps astronomy took birth during that time only, for the basic requirement of time measurement and navigation. Looking at the elongated shadow of a tree our ancesters used to decide when to come back to their cave before dusk. Probably they used to look at the sky at night time for navigation also. After the end of the third glaciation our hunterer gatherer ancestors adopted themselves to Neoloithic lifestyle of farming. From that time onwards the study of sky took a vigorous stride forward to serve the basic purpose of forecasting tidal waves, equinoxes, seasons etc. and that progress of astronomical science continue to till date, opening up new realm of knowledge.

Today we are residing in such a time when mankind is searching for the truth of creation of the Universe. This gallery will open up to the visitors the complete story of Astronomical science from its antiquity to today’s discovery of gravitational wave.

Human machinery

This gallery will exhibit a very unique look at the complex and mysterious workings of the human body. From babies to adults, men to women, athlete to musical prodigy - the science behind the body's amazing features are revealed. Why do opposites attract? What extraordinary sensory abilities do athletes, musicians and food aficionados have which allow them to excel like no other in their craft? How do the brain's one billion nerve cells somehow make chewing go faster when there's music in the air? Follow the fragments of a distant star as its energy reaches us and triggers chemical responses which provide pleasure, cure depression or change molecules to Vitamin D. This fascinating gallery promises to be much more than a lesson in anatomy.

Library

Libraries are an important part of museums. It is very helpful for a museum staff or a curator or a researcher to go for information and is necessary to support the work of curators and of museum education department staff. Museum libraries are considered as part of an information environment at their museum.

There are specific types of publication which are dealt with in different ways in museum libraries than in other libraries. Museum libraries specifically collect catalogues of other museums' permanent collections, exhibition catalogues from both museums and commercial galleries and the catalogues of auction houses. Compared to university and public libraries museum libraries collect the catalogues of other museums in depth. As far as exhibition catalogues are concerned museum libraries set up elaborate networks to ensure that they can collect as many as they can since most exhibition catalogues cannot be found in bookshops. Museum libraries therefore catch many many documents which would not normally find their way into national libraries and thus museum libraries fulfil an important role in the memory of the nation. As far as auction house catalogues are concerned, they are essential in tracing the history and thus the authenticity of the object. It is very important for the curator and art historian to trace the work of an artist to its earliest beginnings.

Conclusion

In general sense science museums are an incredibly valuable resource for public education and engagement in science research. There aren’t many instances of high school students and members of the general public walking into science labs on university campuses to experience science in action and also it is not possible. But in the museum environment, especially in a place like the Science City, museum goers can interact with live exhibits and enrich themselves with the principles of Science. Science museums can have important impacts on science literacy and can impact public understanding, attitudes and behaviors toward science and technology. Science museums are conveyors of culture – the cultural quest for scientific knowledge of our world – and the culture of wonder, discovery and invention.


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