Science Week Activities 2019 | Kochi Hub

Science Week Activities 2019 | Kochi Hub

Date : 25th February to 2nd March, 2019

Venue : Across 20 SBs in Kochi Hub

No. of participants: 300+ 

As a part of Science Week, Kochi Hub proposed the theme: Beyond the Sky and asked SBs to conduct events on the same theme. In addition to this few sub-themes were also proposed like: 

  1. Space Station (ISS)
  2. Careers in Space Science
  3. SpaceX
  4. Get inspired from Elon Musk, who leads Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), where he oversees the development and manufacturing of advanced rockets and spacecraft for missions to and beyond Earth orbit!
  5. SpaceX vs Blue Origin: Spectrum January Edition
  6. “ A minute to midnight” – How can Space Exploration solve population Crisis?
  7.  12:00 represents the time when the Earth will reach its threshold capacity to support human life and we are just a minute away, could space exploration be the key to help to find resources and to manage this crisis? 
  8. “The Nature of Space and Time” – Stephen Hawking

SBs were asked to conduct one mandatory quiz competition and other events of their choice. Winners of the quiz event were selected for a field trip to the Centre for Science in Society (C-SiS) at CUSAT, to visit the IEEE eScientia project exhibit, an undertaking by IEEE Kerala Section.

SBs conducted quizzes, poster making competitions, talks, documentary presentations and much more. The success of this was most student branch could do this with maximum participation of IEEE members and attracted Non-IEEE members to such programs.