Vikram A. Sarabhai Community Science Centre (VASCSC) established in the 1960s by the eminent space scientist, Dr. Vikram A. Sarabhai
is working towards popularising science and mathematics education among students, teachers and the lay public. Its mandate is to stimulate interest, encourage and expose the principles of science and scientific method and also to improve and find innovative methods of science education.
Located in a bustling area near Gujarat University
, in Ahmedabad
, VASCSC is open to all members of the community.
The very core of the Centre's philosophy is to take students, from both school andCollege, out of the rigid framework of textbooks and encourage them to take the initiative to think, explore and create.
Over the years, the Centre has combined formal and non-formal techniques to formulate many innovative methods to give students a better understanding of Science and Mathematics which not only make the process of learning enjoyable but also sustained and long lasting.
The Centre is dedicated to promote among students, teachers and lay public:
An understanding of the fundamental concepts involved in the Physical and Biological Sciences and Mathematics.
The acquisition of scientific knowledge and insights as far as possible by the process of inquiry through experiment, audio-visual media and other means.
To stimulate interest, encourage and expose the principles of science and the scientific method to elementary, secondary and college students,......