PSF educates more than 145,386 students


Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) has educated more than 145,386 students of 440 Schools throughout the country, by arranging science caravans and mobile science exhibition,
mounted on especially designed vehicles.
They consist of display items like Panel Exhibits having photographs and write-ups, equipment, inflatable planetarium, documentaries, microscopes, computers, laser holograms and working models reflecting various phenomena of physics, chemistry,
mathematics and biology.
At present, nine Science Caravan Units are in operation, two for each of the four provinces and one is stationed at Islamabad.
Talking to APP, Spokesperson PSF Rehana Batool said Science Caravans are meant for organizing Mobile Science Exhibitions for the students and general public.
Science Caravan is a specially designed truck which carries a consignment of scientific and technological concepts displayed through simple exhibits, colorful diagrams and photographs, specimens along with their write-ups, inflatable Planetarium system
and working models on various subjects.  The science exhibition is installed in a central
school/college and the students from the neighboring schools as well as general public visit these exhibitions.  The visits are arranged in collaboration with the relevant
Directorate of Education.  Rehana said through these exhibitions, efforts are made to
develop the skills of students to think and solve every day problems by application of science and technology in their daily life. “PSF stresses upon stimulating and motivating the students towards scientific and technological studies for playing their
appropriate role in our social development”. All narration are bilingual (Urdu and English) and accompanied with simple illustrations. Microscopes, computers, laser holograms
and working models reflecting various phenomena of physics, chemistry, mathematics and  biology through simple exhibits and planetarium/film shows are the main components of Caravan Exhibitions.