Discovering the world of chemistry

Monday, November 18, 2019 02:57 AM    Views : 123by:BusinessMirror

Photo shows a student-volunteer (right) from the University of the Philippines in Los Baños, while helping schoolchildren from Ricardo P. Cruz Sr. Elementary School conduct an experiment at the Kids’ Lab 2019.

Over 70 underprivileged students schoolchildren from Ricardo P. Cruz Sr. Elementary School in Lower Bicutan, who are beneficiaries of Philippines Business for Social Progress (PBSP) were recently treated to an interactive, educational tour through the BASF Kids’ Lab 2019 at The Mind Museum in Taguig.

The schoolchildren are beneficiaries of PBSP.

The students were among the 400 children from public schools in Taguig, Pateros and Pasig; Gawad Kalinga; Pasay City Pups; Pangarap Foundation; and the children of BASF employees who were invited to the Kids’ Lab organized by BASF in the Philippines. 

Kids’ Lab is a free and interactive education program designed to help the kids discover the world of chemistry in daily life through fun and hands-on experiments. It supports the UN Sustainable Development Goal 4 on Quality Education.

Since 2002, over 300,000 kids have discovered an appreciation for chemistry through Kids’ Lab in Asia-Pacific.

The children also experienced the Clever Foodies experiment that highlights the importance of vitamins and good nutrition. Clever Foodies was designed to celebrate  Kids’ Lab 20th anniversary.


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