Kapurthala: Pushpa Gujral Science City, Kapurthala in collaboration with IISER Mohali and Punjab State Council for Science & Technology celebrated National Science Day in digital mode. Around 200 college students from all Punjab, Haryana, Delhi and neighbouring states participated in this system. This 12 months the theme for the National Science Day (NSD) 2021 is”Future of STI: Impacts on Education, Skills and Work”.
A particular speak on Bioacoustics was delivered by Dr. Manjari Jain, Associate Professor , Biological Sciences, IISER Mohali on this event. She stated that Bioacoustics is a department of science that offers with understanding of acoustic communication in animals. This additionally consists of learning the ecology and behaviour of animals like birds, bats, bugs and so forth. that talk with one another utilizing sound and vibrations. Further, she stated that bioacoustics may also be used to observe biodiversity and environmental adjustments together with alteration of pure habitats, noise air pollution and adjustments in environmental temperature.
A declamation contest was additionally organized for college students of sophistication 6 to 11 on this event. The first prize in Category 1 (class 6 to eight) & Category 2 (class 9 to 11) was received by Kamalika and Sumandeep Kaur from Bawa Lalwani Public School Kapurthala , second prize bagged to Kriti walia and Yashkaran Rattu from Bawa Lalwani Public School Kapurthala and G.S.S.S Gandhi Camp Jalandhar respectably.