Keeping the boom of internet and social media in consideration, SPACE has come up with an innovative and contemporary method for enthusiastic individuals and students to educate people on Astronomy and Space Sciences through Video Podcast starting July 15 onwards.
The Contest will also promote Digital India Campaign announced by the Prime Minister of India, Mr Narendra Modi. By participating in the Competition, students will put out and display their talents on online media platforms, which has a large number of global audiences.
Students will choose an innovative topic, develop it with speech and expression and upload it online through the format of Video Podcasting, which is an easy and powerful way to communicate the ideas and messages. An individual can potentially reach a larger audience and attracts people Audio-Visual medium.
Through SPACE Astro Podcast Contest for school students in India, individual can broadcast their talents on online media platform, using internet, which has a large number of global audiences. It helps individuals to develop their ideas with speech and expression in Audio-Visual mode and share it with others to aware, educate, entertain and inform.
Students can register themselves on SPACE website with the link of Astronomy/ Space Science themed video posted and shared on YouTube/ FaceBook using hashtags #SPACE, #ThinkShootUpload and #DigitalIndia and compete pan India.
Students will be judged on basis of three categories – popularity or maximum number of likes and shares on social media, the most creative video, and the most innovative topic.
Winners will receive an Appreciation certificate and will rewarded with winning trophy and special mention during felicitation ceremony during SPACE Annual Meet (SAM)2017.
SPACE Astro Podcast Contest for school students in India has been launched for the first time to develop scientific temperament among students through STEM Education and experiential learning of Astronomy and Space Sciences.
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