The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)-IIRS is inviting applications from school students of 10th , 11th, 12th for a free online course. It is offering a five-day course on‘Usefulness of Remote Sensing and GIS for Environmental Studies’.
The course is intended to engage secondary and higher secondary students to create awareness about Remote Sensing Technology & its use for the study of mother planet Earth and its environment through informative lectures and demonstration. Remote sensing and GIS technology are potential tools to understand the vast environment.Exposing the knowledge of satellite data utilization via GIS and image processing software in environmental science has a great scope as it would help the students to understand the importance of remote sensing and then in career decision making.
Course Duration :
- The course will be of one week duration from July 26 to 30, 2021.
- Every day, there shall be two online lectures of 45 minutes each: one at 1000 hrs and another at 1200 hrs.
- The lectures will be streamed live at IIRS YouTube channel:https://www.youtube.com/user/edusat2004.
- The students can ask question through YouTube Chat Box. Few questions will answered by Faculty after the lecture.
- Everyday, there will be a quiz a quiz based on two lectures delivered.There will be two live sessions every day during July 26 – 30, 2021. The first session will be conducted from 1000 hrs to 1100 hrs and second session will be from 1200 hrs to 1300 hrs. Each session will have 45 minutes lecture, 5 minutes break and then 10 minutes Q/A session. You can ask your question through YouTube Chat Box. Few best questions will be selected and answered by Faculty.
- A certificate will be awarded if the total score of the quiz is at least 55%.
Important Dates :
The last date to apply for the course is July 20, 2021
Award of Certificate:
- In addition to recorded lecture, a quiz based on two lectures delivered everyday will also be uploaded by 15:00 hrs, which shall be available until 10:00 hrs the next day. You need to attempt the quiz every day. A certificate will be awarded if the total score of the quiz is at least 55% at the end of the course.
- After the completion of the course, you need to submit the feedback on LMS portal and then download your certificate by August 5, 2021 (tentative).
Course Dates : 26th July-30th July 2021
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