Guangzhou, September 9 (Wang Jian Wang Zijie) According to the Guangdong Association for Science and Technology on the 25th, the sixth Guangdong Science Carnival and the 25 National Science Popularization Day Guangdong Province main event (hereinafter referred to as the "Science Carnival") has been launched in Guangzhou. The event aims to popularize scientific production and life knowledge, and advocate the new development concept of innovation, coordination, green, openness and sharing. All parts of the province will carry out various popular science activities in the near future.

Live at the event. Photo by Li Ke

Wu Qingping, academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering and vice chairman of the Guangdong Provincial Association for Science and Technology, read the proposal of "100 academicians and 100 science popularization" activities at the science popularization carnival, and proposed that academicians actively participate in science popularization work and promote the "two wings flying together" of science popularization and scientific and technological innovation in Guangdong.

The proposal proposes that academicians and experts should take the initiative to assume the social responsibility of science popularization in the new era, participate in science popularization activities for the public at least once a year, widely disseminate scientific knowledge, publicize scientific ideas, advocate scientific methods, and carry forward the spirit of science.

According to the Guangdong Provincial Association for Science and Technology, the event has many display projects and rich forms, including popular science dramas, science show performances, weather modification vehicle-mounted rocket launchers and model bomb displays, fire drills, evacuation escape, fire truck experience, etc. Among them, interactive experience activities such as drone football, building blocks, 3D printing, and drone performances have attracted many people to participate, and everyone has praised and applauded.

It is understood that the popular science carnival focuses on hot issues such as health and health, digital literacy, intellectual property rights, food safety, disaster prevention and avoidance, and safe production, and sets up four popular science experience activity areas of "emergency science popularization interactive display", "interactive display of benefiting the people and benefiting the people", "interactive display of science and education exhibits" and "hands-on interactive experience", leading the public to explore the mysteries of science and feel the charm of science.

"I only knew that drones could be used for shooting before, but today I know that drones still have so many uses, which can be used for fire rescue and agricultural production, which is amazing!" High school student Chen said that this popular science carnival is rich in content, suitable for teenagers' preferences, and very interesting. (End)