RamaKrishna Mission

science centRE

“As long as I live, so long do I learn.”

– Sri Ramakrishna

UPCOMING EVENTS

For Scheduling Visits

Dear Principal / HM/ Teacher,

RKMSC has several –

  • Science models as Exhibits and
  • Activities that demonstrate Science Concepts

We would be happy to receive your School teachers & students

at our Centre for a first hand experience.

Please go through this website and get to know more about us.

For more details, please Click here to contact our Site Administrator’s office.

Vivekananda Young Scientist Competition

SCIENCE FACTS

E.X..P..A…N…S….I…..O…..N….

Bharat and Veda were two children aged seven and four respectively.They lived with their parents and grandparents in a small house inChennai. The two children were having holidays and always wanted todo something or the other.It was a rather hot day, and it was too...

Land and Sea Breeze

                                       Story by Ms. Rani Subramaniam Ram and Sarala visited their paternal grandparents one weekend. They called their grandfather, thatha, and grandmother, paati. Thatha and paati lived close to the beach. Before Ram and Sarala went to...

ICE BREAKS THE BOTTLE

           Story by Ms. Rani Subramaniam It was a hot summer day. Ram and Shyam were rather thirsty. “Amma is there some cold water? “, they asked their mother. “Sorry, just drink some water that is at room temperature “, mother said. Mother believed that drinking...

GALLIUM: A METAL IN LIQUID STATE AT ROOM TEMPERATURE

        Gallium is a chemical element with the symbol Ga and atomic number 31.   periodic table Elemental gallium is a soft, silvery metal at standard temperature and pressure; however in its liquid state it becomes silvery white. It is in group 13 of the...

Longest Floating Bridge

This Multi Span Suspension Bridge is in very deep water in Norway. Deep water means the foundations are very expensive. So it stands on floating pontoons which are tethered to the seabed and held down - so pulled down against buoyancy forces. In order to make it...

Pythagoras theorem

We know that the square of hypotenuse in a right-angled triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides. This is Pythagoras theorem and there are many ways of proving this. The video below proves it in a novel way!

RECENT POSTS

Story of Potato

The potato is a root vegetable native to the Americas, a starchy tuber of the plant Solanum tuberosum, and the plant itself is a perennial in the nightshade family, Solanaceae. Wild potato species, originating in modern-day Peru, can be found throughout the Americas,...

Period of Oscillation of Pendulum

This video shows 2 experiments: 1. To calculate average time taken per oscillation varying the string lengths of the pendulum 2. To calculate average time taken per oscillation varying the mass of the bobs attached to the pendulum

Story of an Iron Nail

Nails are most commonly used to fasten pieces of wood together, but they are also used with plastic, drywall, masonry, and concrete. Nails are usually made of steel but can also be made of stainless steel, iron, copper, aluminium, or bronze. In this video, you can...

Story of first fungicide – Bordeaux mixture

Bordeaux mixture (also called Bordo Mix) is a mixture of copper(II) sulphate (CuSO4) and slaked lime (Ca(OH)2) used as a fungicide. It is used in vineyards, fruit-farms and gardens to prevent infestations of downy mildew, powdery mildew and other fungi. It is sprayed...

Columbus and Eclipse

In this video, you can listen to the interesting real life story of how foreknowledge of lunar eclipse on 29th Feb 1504 helped Columbus exploit the innocence of natives of Americas (Jamaica) to get access rights to their territory and also to get them feed all the...

Vivekananda Young Scientist Contest

This online contest was held in Nov 2020. A total of 105 students had initially registered from all 3 RKM schools (48 from Matric, 32 from Main and 25 from South). Each student participant was supported by a mentor teacher from the respective school. Thanks to the...

FACILITIES

RKMSC has created a self-learning atmosphere for visiting students from classes VI to XII. Dedicated faculty members facilitate and guide the students through demos, activity based learning sessions and video shows on science and technology

RKMSC houses over 200 exhibits covering Maths, Chemistry, Biology and various topics in Physics (Mechanics, Astronomy, Optics, Heat, Sound, Electricity, Magnetism etc) spread across in 4 spacious rooms.

The centre is situated in the premises of Ramakrishna Mission Higher Secondary school (South). It is administered by the Principal of the school.

Guidelines for scheduling visits

 RKMSC is open Monday thru’ Saturday
Visiting time: 9.30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
FREE ENTRY FOR SCHOOL STUDENTS
Parking facility available for school buses.

Recommendations for visiting schools

•  Advance registration is a must

•  Student Batch size: 20 max

•  Escorting teachers: 1 to 3

•  Social distancing guidelines to be followed 

•  Students may bring along lunch box/ drinking water

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