The 18th National Children’s Science Congress 2010 was held at Youth Center Don Bosco Higher Secondary School on August 30 with DC Wokha, Rovilatuo Mor as the chief guest and Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Dr. Mhabemo Kithan as guest of honour.
Chief guest while addressing the gathering said Science remained one of the most important subjects in life and was important not only in the academy but equally important in the day-to-day life. Emphasizing on importance of modern day science, chief guest said, in any scientific study one required observation, experimentation, coordination and conclusion, where he encouraged the students to take out more time in learning and equipping themselves with the knowledge of science. He also said teachers should have the ability to teach, influence and attract the students with the new methods and approach where children could be motivated.
CMO in his speech said that success of a student largely depend on the teachers, where he urged the teachers to work hard and perform their duties with utmost sincerity and educate the children’s to fulfill their aims and objectives.
The programme was focused mainly for teachers, so that teachers could educate the students which will provide them a forum to pursue their natural curiosity and to promote creativity and scientific temper by giving them opportunity to experiment with an open ended problem to quench their thirst for creativity. DIS Wokha, Solanthung Humtsoe and Fr. C. J. Mathew Principal DBHSS, Wokha and Academic Co-coordinator (NCSC), Dr. Rudra Baruah also delivered short speeches. Meriyani Shitiri of DBHSS Wokha presented mock presentation of Children’s project.
The National Children’s Science Congress Wokha Unit organized the function on the topic, ‘Land Resources-use for Prosperity, Save for Posterity’.