Birla Industrial & Technological Museum (BITM) in Kolkata, the first science museum in the country under the National Council of Science Museums (NCSM), Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India, is engaged in popularizing and promoting science especially among the youth through various interactive models, exhibitions, educational programmes and activities throughout the year. BITM facilities are specifically designed to augment the learning curves of the students not only on curricular concepts in basic physics, chemistry, mathematics, biology, astronomy, electricity, electronics etc., but also on current topics of interest in science & technology and related social issues. BITM offers a number of educative and exciting science shows for organized groups. In a bid to engage holiday crowds due to visit Birla Industrial & Technological Museum (BITM), Kolkata, a Unit of National Council of Science Museums (NCSM), Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India during the festive week starting December 24, a new Open-Air Science Show ‘Stand for Stunts’ was launched at the BITM premises today.
Featuring exotic props like Lasers, Helium Balloons, Sodium Slices and Liquid Nitrogen alongside everyday items like straws, potatoes, fruits and even match-sticks, spectacular, jaw-dropping experiments were demonstrated to ensure the propagation of the magic of science – across all age-groups. The Show is free for all BITM visitors and will be available for a limited time during this festive season.