Science and the Scientific: Growing Scientific Temper among Indians

Last Date Dec 31,2020 23:45 PM IST (GMT +5.30 Hrs)

India Science (www.indiascience.in) is an Internet-based science Over-The-Top (OTT) TV channel. It is an initiative of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt of India ...

India Science (www.indiascience.in) is an Internet-based science Over-The-Top (OTT) TV channel. It is an initiative of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt of India , implemented and managed by Vigyan Prasar (VP), an autonomous organisation of Department of Science and Technology. This 24x7 video platform is dedicated to science and technology knowledge dissemination, with a strong commitment to spreading scientific awareness especially with Indian perspectives, ethos and cultural milieu. The initiative is supported by National Council of Science and Technology Communication (NCSTC), DST.

Science and Technology are the main driving forces of the nation and fundamental to the progress and growth. But there is a distinct difference between “science” and “scientific”.

What do you think, is the difference and where do you think they relate with each other? How do the two words contribute to building and reinforcing scientific temper among the youth? Send us your views!

Last date of submission is 31st December 2020

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sunee; singh 3 weeks 6 hours ago

What views of nature of science do scientists hold, and what are the implications of these views for science education? For science educators, nature of science is an important component of scientific literacy. Yet for scientists, nature of science is rarely a topic of thought or discussion. This chapter presents dialogue from interviews with two scientists as they discussed their views of nature of science from the perspective of their own research area