1 little 2 little 3 little colours…

I remember this rhyme we used to sing back in nursery called Ten Little Indians… One little two little three little Indians… That was many moons ago, and while I don’t remember too much else of what happened then, what I do remember, is that it was stacks of fun hanging out with the other…

Taking Science Outside The Classroom

Written by A/Prof Lim Tit Meng, Chief Executive, Science Centre Singapore Many students when asked about their perception of science often associate it with “Formulae”, “Equations”, “Exams”, “Experiments”, “Chemistry / Biology / Physics”. Undoubtedly, many of you would have probably thought the same if you were asked the question. I lament the fact that the…

Pop! goes the domino!

It’s not often Science Centre’s Annexe gets flooded with popsicle sticks! Today’s visual of that was certainly a first for me and boy, was it a spectacle to behold! Over 13,000 popsicle sticks were interlocked into a high-tension mesh thanks to a mammoth concerted effort by 250 Jurong Cluster folk (including 60 adorable kindie kids),…

Dealing students “a card of destiny”

Shell Singapore Youth Science Festival (SSYSF), a national event jointly organised by Science Centre Singapore, the Science Teachers’ Association of Singapore and the Shell Companies in Singapore, concluded successfully on Tuesday, 22 May with an exciting Shell Science Fair. Ever thought that hair could be a source of bio fuel? Or that we can possibly produce Hydrogen…

Lights, Camera, Action!

Shell Singapore Youth Science Festival (SSYSF) is a national event, jointly organised by Science Centre Singapore, the Science Teachers’ Association of Singapore and the Shell Companies in Singapore.   Shell and Science Centre Singapore’s 35 years of collaboration has yielded a gem of an event – the Shell Singapore Youth Science Festival (SSYSF). One of the highlights of this festival,…

SMSS’ Science Escapade!

Guest Post by Dr Lee Song Choon, who helped facilitate St Margaret Secondary School’s recent science escapade to Science Centre Singapore on 6 Jan 2012. Plumes of liquid nitrogen diffusing into a cheery SMSS crowd St Margaret’s Secondary School (SMSS) descended upon Science Centre for an activity-filled Science Day earlier this month. It is the first time…

Let there be algorithmic origami… and there was!

Guest Post by Cheng Herng Yi , one of the award-winning Intel International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF) 2011 participants, who shares an abridged version of how he won the First Award in the category of Computer Science for his project—Composing Frusta to Fold Polyhedral Origami. My interest in origami stems from my passion in…

A period of elemental challenge

Guest Post by Hoe Kian Guang, Student at Raffles Junior College. His teammates were Samuel Fong, Alden Tan & Tan An Sen. The Shell Singapore Youth Science Festival (SSYSF) is a national event jointly organised by Science Centre Singapore, the Science Teachers’ Association of Singapore and the Shell Companies in Singapore. Since its inception, SSYSF…