The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will adopt 100 Atal Tinkering Labs (ATLs) across the country to promote education in science, particularly space science, as well as to spur innovations in space technology, an official statement said on Monday.
Attending a virtual event organised by NITI Aayog, ISRO Chairman, K Sivan, said that the move would help promote innovation and the spirit of experiential learning among school kids. He said this project-based learning would improve children’s attitude towards research.
Scientists and engineers from ISRO centres, in close coordination with Capacity Building Program Office, ISRO Headquarters, will actively mentor the kids as well as interact with teachers in these ATLs for encouraging experiments, brainstorming ideas and spreading awareness in space activities, Sivan said.
The students associated with these ATLs would be…