What does the Bursa Science Centre mean?
The Bursa Science and Technology Centre, where the science has got converted into an adventure…
The vision Project of the Bursa Metropolitan Municipality targets to accelerate the development of Turkey in the science and technology field and to become a model to the entire Turkey as a first example in this scope. It is a project being in leadership of Dear Mr Recep Altepe, the Bursa Metropolitan Municipality Mayor.
The Science and Technology Centre open by the Bursa Metropolitan Municipality actualizing one by one the projects carrying Bursa in every field has been developed with a purpose to draw the attention of our children and youth to science and technology, to present any scientific subject in a easy and entertaining way so that it could be simply understood. In the centre there are around 270 test mechanism and special design galleries in 14 different fields. And also, in this centre harbouring training halls, laboratories where chemistry and physics workshops are performed, simulation instruments, planetarium, 3 dimensional cinema halls , Science Break Cafe and souvenir shop; where scientific camps and workshop studies and scientific shows are performed, an intensified content is waiting for our children.
The principles of Bursa Science and Technology Centre;
• Touching the science
• Learning by doing and experimenting
• It is forbidden not to touch
• Learning by enjoying himself
The intended population of the Bursa Science and Technology Centre
All fractions of the society ranging from 2 to 92 years old, especially the pupils ranging from 6 to 14 and from 14 to 18 years old are included by our intended population.
To render sustainable the Bursa Science and Technology centre; to contribute to the conversion of our society into a science society and to upbringing future scientists.
Why are we not a museum but a centre?
The Bursa Science and Technology Centre is not a Museum but a Centre.
As a museum aims at protecting the values belonging to the past and carry them to future and touching the belongings of the museum is forbidden!
However, the science centres aim to build up the future and to bring up future scientists and what is forbidden in the science centres is not touching…!
The Bursa Science and Technology Centre targets to speed up the development in the science and technology fields of Turkey and to target to become an example to the entire Turkey as a primary example in this scope and is conducted in leadership of Mr. Recep Altepe, the Bursa Metropolitan Municipality and with a sense of social responsibility.
It has been decided for experimental apparatuses to take place in body of The STCafter having observed the best examples in Turkey and in the world and after having looked through the literature. Many companies including The Mehmet Zorlu Foundation and BUSKI at the outset have become sponsor. By this way, experimental apparatuses necessary for the The STChave been provided from abroad and domestic market.
The companies supplying sponsorship support to the formation of THE STC:
• The Mehmet Zorlu Foundation
• Malcılar Tekstil Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.
• Mega Tekstil Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.
• İgrek Makina Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S.
• Şahinler Metal Makina Endustri A.S.
• Sonmez Bustas & Lojistik