BANGKOK, 5 January 2014 – The Ministry of Science and Technology is joining hands with three other related units to organize a “Science Road” fair in conjunction with Children’s Day, at its headquarters on Rama VI road, Bangkok. “Science Road” is organized annually to celebrate the National Children’s Day on the second Saturday of January.
This year’s event also celebrates the event’s 9th anniversary. Taking place from 8th-10th January, the event will include more than 100 activities to be featured at 47 experiment stations in different fields. It provides an opportunity for children to gain scientific knowledge in the form of edutainment.
The activities will be conducted on the theme of light and soil to celebrate the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies 2015 developed by the United Nations in line with its International Year of Soils. Among them will be such topics as Nuclear for the Future, A World of Colorful Lights, Playing With Soil, Plant Growing, Genetics Decoding and the grand opening of a science exhibition on “Traditional Thai Wisdom Toys” by Thailand’s National Science Museum.
Similar events will also be held at the National Science Museum, in Klong Ha Area, Pathum Thani and at the National Science Museum’s Square at Jamjuri Square near MRT Samyan Station in Bangkok from 8th-10th January 2015 from 9am-5 pm.
Free shuttle buses to the Ministry are provided at the BTS Victory Monument station.