ACTIVITIES IN RODRIGUES
Since 2010, RGSC has been
organizing a series of activities in Rodrigues every year. The activities target mainly the students of
Rodrigues. The public also participate
Demonstrations / Science Shows
These are a set of science
experiments conducted by RGSC staff live in front of the audience using cheap
and easily available materials. During
Science Demonstrations explain scientific concepts in a fun manner where the
curiosity of the audience is triggered by encouraging interactions.
RGSC brings its science
exhibition to Rodrigues. At the same
time ministries and parastatal bodies dealing with science are invited to
display the technologies related to their work and to interact with the public.
Regular participants are the Mauritius Police Force (Rodrigues), Government
Fire Services, Meteorological Office, Central Electricity Board, Ministry of
AgroIndustry, Ministry of Environment, Shoals Rodrigues etc.
Project Based Competition- RODRIGUES SCIENCE CHALLENGE
The Rodrigues Science Challenge (RSC) is
a science project-based competition aimed at upper primary and secondary school
students, which provides them the opportunity to investigate issues related to
science and technology using the scientific method. Participants participate in an exhibition
where they display their projects to the public and interact with their
With the view to encourage young people to develop
express themselves creatively on scientific issues, RGSC has organized Science
Slam contest and On the spot Drawing and painting Contest in Rodrigues.
Similar to the Sky Observations
programmes in Mauritius, RGSC has also brought its telescopes in Rodrigues to