TAGUIG CITY – The Philippine Science Heritage Center (PSHC), under the management of the National Academy of Science and Technology, Philippines (NAST PHL) held its Annual Open House on September 10-14, 2018. During the long-week celebration, a total of almost 800 students and teachers from different schools in Taguig City, Makati City, Las Piñas City, Pateros, Manila, and Pasay City. Aside from the free tour, PSHC also organized a 3-day Meet Your Scientist program, film viewing, games, and Disaster Risk Reduction Management Seminar.

For the 3-day Meet Your Scientist Program, two (2) National Scientists (NS Ernesto Domingo and NS Raul Fabella), one (1) Academician (Acd. Jose Maria Balmaceda), and three (3) Outstanding Young Scientists (Dr. Gabriel Romero, OYS 2002, Dr. Arvin Diesmos, OYS 2008, and Dr. Mario Antonio Jiz II, OYS 2017) were invited to give their lectures and share their experiences.

In partnership with DOST – Science Education Institute, films from the 2nd Indie-Siyensya Film Contest were played during the film viewing activity of the Annual Open House. The visitors also had fun at the games prepared by the PSHC. Games included are Pick-Up Sticks XL, Dragon’s Tail, House of Cards, and Tumbang Preso.

A Disaster Risk Reduction Management Seminar was also organized to increase awareness on the said topic. Invited speakers include Mr. Jeffrey Perez, OYS 2017 of DOST – Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, Ms. Sharon Juliet Arruejo of DOST – Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration, and Mr. Ben Brillo, EMT of Taguig City Rescue Team.

The Philippine Science Heritage Center is a science center mandated by the Republic Act of 9107 to be the repository of the achievements and outstanding accomplishments and contributions of the Filipino scientific community. It is located at the Science Heritage Building, DOST Complex, General Santos Ave. Bicutan Taguig City.

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