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Kuwait Children’s Science Congress announces theme
April 23, 2017, 5:12 pm
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Kuwait Children’s Science Congress 2017, a program which is part of National Children’s Science Congress initiated by Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, announced the main theme:

Science, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Development

Sub themes:

1. Natural Resource Management
2. Food and Agriculture
3. Energy
4 Health Hygiene and Nutrition
5. Lifestyles and Livelihoods
6. Disaster Management
7. Traditional Knowledge Systems

The completed research projects will be exhibited and evaluated during Kuwait Children’s Science Congress and exhibition (KCSC)-2017 scheduled to be held in Kuwait by the November 2017.

Each participating schools in Kuwait can send a maximum of 4( Four) teams/projects – Two from each

Age group

Junior Category-Lower Group: 10 years to less than 14 years, -Maximum 2 team/Projects.
Senior Category-Upper Group: 14 years to less than 17 years –Maximum 2 team/ projects.
Important Dates

Team Registration from Schools- On or before 15 May, 2017-(To be done in the attached MS Excel Format)

Project Synopsis submission- September 15 (Project Title and a paragraph about your project)
Final Project Submission- October- 21, 2017
Note: late Submission of final project report will get negative marks of up to 25 percent of the final Scoring by the Judges.

A group of children not exceeding 5 (five), can form the team and carry out the research project with the help of school teachers, coordinators of school science clubs, experts/ activists of science based voluntary organizations research Institutes etc.

General evaluation criteria for the project is as follows:

1. Originality of idea and concept
2. Relevance of the project to the theme
3. Scientific understanding of the issue:
4. Data collection
5. Analysis
6. Experimentation/Scientific study/validation:
7. Interpretation and Problem solving attempt:
8. Team work
9. Log book presentation and project display in exhibition Booths
10. Innovation and Scope for improvement

All team entries are done exclusively through schools. All correspondence to SIF-Kuwait should be through either official school email ids or via persons authorized by schools Please find attached the Research activity Guide with detailed terms and conditions, research theme Description, sample project report and the team entry excel sheet.

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