FJWU Inaugurated Physics Lab on Wheel

RAWALPINDI - Mr. Syed Hassan, Advisor to Minister of Science & Technology has inaugurated “Physics Labs on Wheels” project of Physics Department, Fatima Jinnah Women University. This project “Physics Lab on Wheel” is a brainchild of worthy Vice Chancellor Dr. Saima Hamid for the promotion of STEM (Science, Technology, and Engineering Mathematics) among the students of Government Schools from grade 1 to 8. This project leader is Dr. Waqar Mahmood (Head Department of Physic). He is working in coordination with his faculty and students on this project. Objective of this project is to provide students with facilities to perform and understand basic concept of Physics.

Another major goal for this project is to enhance the interest of government school students in science subjects. Almost all basic physics experiment can be performed with the help of apparatus available in this mobile physics lab. All these science experiments (including light, friction, gravitation, forces) which will be performed are taken from curriculum of Punjab Text Book Board, National Book Foundation and Oxford Syllabus. The government guiding principle regarding science are strictly followed in this regard. This special lab can move to distant areas to train government teachers and students who don’t have the facility to practice science experiments. Vice Chancellor, Dr. Saima Hamid in her closing remarks thanked the guests and hoped that this will be beneficial for students. She appreciated the efforts of department for this project and congratulated them. On the same day, Young Pakistan Physicists Tournament’ also arranged by ORIC office in which students of various institutes showcase their projects. Dr. Farida Thair, President, Pakistan Young Physicist lauded the efforts of department for this project.