Workshops

Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium is organizing a half-day workshop on 'Zero Shadow Day' for students studying in class 8th to 12th on 24th April 2018 between 10 am and 1.30 pm. The workshop will cover the concepts related to Zero Shadow Day such as rotation and revolution of the earth, importance of specific latitudes such as equator, Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn and measurement of local time. It also includes practical aspects of observing Zero Shadow with various exhibits and calculating circumference of earth from shadows.


In view of the upcoming Zero Shadow Day on 24th April 2018, Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium is organizing a half-day workshop for teachers and ‘Summer Camp’ organisers on the topic 'Zero Shadow Day' on 17th April 2018.

Science Club Activity

Monthly Science Club - a discussion for high school & above students on the topic WIRELESS COMMUNICATION is scheduled on 8th April 2018 at 3 pm. Entry is Free.


Telescope Making Workshop

Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium is organizing a 'TELESCOPE ASSEMBLY WORKSHOP' for the general public and organisations from May 15, 2018. Participants will assemble and collimate a 150mm Newtonian telescope. The workshop will be for a duration of five days. The workshop will have theory sessions in astronomy, and using of Newtonian telescopes etc.


"Astrophotography Image Processing"

Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium is conducting an intensive one-day workshop on image processing, for the public with several processing examples. Examples are drawn from the thirteen Sky Photo Trips conducted by Shri Ajay Talwar, a renowned astrophotographer. Your own examples of successes and failures will also be taken up for discussion. The workshop is not a power point presentation, but involves working on actual images, data sets. The workshop will be conducted by Shri Ajay Talwar.


Science Club Activity on 11.03.2018

Science Club is scheduled to be held every second Sunday of the month at 3 pm. It is mainly targeted at the students studying in classes VIII-XII in order to develop scientific temper among them. Objective of the session is to demonstrate few science experiments and discuss the science behind it. Experiments involving concepts of EM induction, Light propagation, etc will be discussed.


Astronomy Workshop

Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium is organising an astronomy workshop entitled "Importance of Eclipses for History of Astronomy" for PU & above on 3rd March 2018 between 10.30 am and 3.30 pm. Charges Rs.250/- per head.


Science Club Activity

Monthly 'Science Club' is scheduled on the topic "Astronomy" on second Sunday of this month at 3 pm. It is mainly targeted at the students studying in classes VIII-XII in order to develop scientific temper among them. Discussions involving concepts of science in understanding significant events and phenomenon will be taken up. Topic will be understood through examples and audio-visual aids.


A three-day astronomy workshop entitled UNIVERSE IN THE CLASSROOM for high school students & above is scheduled from 16th to 18th February 2018 between 4 pm and 7 pm at Jawaharlal Nehru Planetarium. Charges Rs.500/- per head.


Celebration of the Month

This month, to commemorate Daniel Bernoulli’s birth anniversary, we have organized a special lecture for science teachers on February 8th at 10:30 am 12:30 pm.

Date : 8th February 2018
Timings : 10.30 am to 12.30 pm
No. of Participants : 40
Registration is Free Last date for registration : 7th February 2018
Note : Registration is done on first come first serve basis.



A three-day astronomy workshop entitled UNIVERSE IN THE CLASSROOM for high school students & above is scheduled from 19th to 21st January 2018 between 4 pm and 7 pm. Charges Rs.500/- per head.


Celebration of the Month

This month, to commemorate Har Gobind Khorana’s birth anniversary, we have organized a special lecture for Biology teachers on January 10th at 10:30 am 12noon.

Date : 10th January 2018
Timings : 10.30 am to 12.30 pm 12 noon to 3 pm
No. of Participants : 40
Registration is Free Last date for registration : 7th January 2018
Note : Registration is done on first come first serve basis.

JNP is organising one-day workshop entitled "Graphs and Polyhedra" for teachers to celebrate National Mathematics Day on 22nd Dec 2017. Charges Rs.250/- per head.


Celebration of the Month

This month, we are celebrating Johannes Kepler's birth anniversary on December 19th (few days in advance to his actual Birth anniversary). The programme basically focuses on discussing the contributions of Johannes Kepler in the field of Physics and Astronomy .

Date : 19th December 2017
Timings : 10.30 am to 12.30 pm
No. of Participants : 40
Registration is Free
Last date for registration : 17th December 2017
Note : Registration is done on first come first serve basis.