Webinar on ‘Chemistry in Daily Life’

The department of Chemistry in association with Internal Quality Assurance Cell, SDM College Ujire and Pilikula Regional Science Centre, Mangaluru organized a webinar on ‘Chemistry in Daily Life’ by Dr.Babitha .K.S, Associate Professor, Department of Biophysics, Manipal School of Life Sciences, MAHE, Manipal on 29th January 2021.The resource person spoke on the importance of chemistry and chemicals in our daily life. She explained how food changes while cooking, how it rots, how to preserve food and how our body uses food that we eat and how the presence of few ingredients changes the texture of the food. Knowledge of basic chemistry makes you better at kitchen hacks she added. She also explained chemicals in the treatment of acne, cleansing action of soap, various chemicals present in cosmetics and how certain OCT medicines can be fatal if used in excess. Her session was very informative and included many various aspects of chemistry and role of common chemicals like blood and water and importance of pH of these in our body.

This webinar was organized for teachers , high school students and general public as a part of Webinar Series in ‘Basic sciences’ for sponsored by Pilikula Regional Science Centre Mangaluru . The programme was witnessed by 60 participants. The programme was convened by Mrs. Nanda Kumari K P and convened by Mrs. Sangeetha B.