International Science Center and Science Museum Day 2017 (ISCSMD)
09 November 2017 - 22 November 2017



 
















Thursday, 9 November 2017; 10:00 am
Bibliotheca Alexandrina Conference Center, Multipurpose Hall
In collaboration with the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Embassies of Knowledge, workshops will be held at the Embassies’ premises 19–22 November 2017; 11:00 am.

About International Science Center and Science Museum Day

The International Science Center and Science Museum Day (ISCSMD) is a yearly, global event illustrating the impact and reach of all the world’s science centers and science museums. It demonstrates the role these institutions play with their millions of visitors in raising awareness of—and engagement in—sustainable development and the solutions to worldwide challenges such as climate change, human health (HIV/AIDS, Zika, clean water, etc.), energy, waste, water shortages, gender, oceans, and other global issues.

Science centers and science museums worldwide take the opportunity of this day to celebrate and promote their missions through widely diverse informal science education and engagement activities addressing the critical topics articulated in the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) adopted by the world’s nations in late 2015.

This Year Goal

This year event will focus on one more sustainable development goal No: 9 (Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation)

Activities Presented

The activities focus on innovation in engineering and industry. Several workshop will be presented  that focus on basic principles of industrial, structural, and mechanical engineering. Physical models are built from a similar set of materials that can be easily found around us, in addition to technical part there is also soft skills part such as team working and creativity, the aim of the workshops is to increase students industrial innovation skills and personal skills.

Activities will be presented on Thursday, 9 November 2017; 10:00 am, Bibliotheca Alexandrina Conference Center, Multipurpose Hall; Then the workshops will be presented at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina Embassies of Knowledge premises 19–22 November 2017; 11:00 am, in the following governorates:
Sunday, 19 November 2017: Tanta

Monday, 20 November 2017: Zagazig

Tuesday, 21 November 2017: Suez

Wednesday, 22 November 2017: Minia
 

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