THE Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Northern Mindanao will be celebrating National Science and Technology Week (NSTW) 2022 sa Amihanang Mindanao from 25-30 October 2022 at the Atrium, Limketkai Center in Cagayan de Oro City.
This year’s six-year national science fair, which is anchored on the theme “Agham to Teknolohiya: Kabalikat sa Maunlad to Matatag na Kinabukasan,” is open to the public free of charge.
This event offers a combination of physical and virtual activities, encouraging participants to explore scientific and technological innovations in Northern Mindanao. It features exhibitions, investment forums, technology demonstrations, stakeholder awards and scientific meetings.
According to DOST-Northern Mindanao, this year’s celebration marks the return of physical exhibitions since the pandemic in 2020.
The DOST Science and Technology Academic and Research-Based Openly-Operated KioskS or Starbooks Quiz for High School Level is a new activity added to this year’s event. The 10 most active Starbooks sites in Northern Mindanao will participate.
The highlight of National Science and Technology Week is the exhibition designed to allow visitors to learn about smart farming technologies, food technologies and disaster resilience technologies. Customers can also discover the virtual exhibitions.
In addition, a mobile planetarium will be set up for students, children and the public.
The mobile planetarium experience includes a lecture on the size and content of the observed universe, its creation, history and possible future, as well as the development of the solar system. There is also a virtual stargazing experience. This is free for everyone on a first come, first served basis.
The country’s scientific community celebrates National Science and Technology Week annually, in accordance with Proclamation No. 780 of 2019, every last week of November, to draw regional and national attention to the contributions of science. science and technology to national development.
The culmination of National Science and Technology Week is set for November 23-27, 2022 at the World Trade Center, Pasay City.