Prestigious contest for school students
Mumbai, Nov 26: Mexus Education Private Limited, an education innovations enterprise, has announced its tie-up with National Geographic Channel (NGC) and Ministry of Science and Technology for ''Iken ScientificA 2009- Season III.''
Iken ScientificA 2009 is India's largest and only hands-on science and technology competition, where one can experience science in its true essence by testing, verifying and applying theories in a practical hands-on scenario, a release issued here today said.
NGC will be airing the live broadcast of the national finals and feature the national competition winners as ''Student Icon of India'' in their special programme.
This unique competition is conducted for students from class 5th to 8th and comprises of three rounds namely school round, city finals and national finals where students will vie for the title. It consists of scientifically designed quizzes and activities that test the student's ability to put scientific knowledge to practice.
The performance of the participants is assessed at the school level on the basis of an Enterprising Index, an innovative concept which is a combination of five parameters encompassing memory, observation, extrapolation, analytical and practicality skills. The winners at the end of three rounds will be crowned as ''Student Icon of India 2009'', the release added.