How do you envisage the new Science Centre Singapore to be?

Re-imagining Jurong – That’s the title of Minister Khaw Boon Wan’s blogpost explaining Jurong’s transformation since Singapore’s industrialisation days and the impending transformation described by PM Lee during the National Day Rally on 17 August. Of particular interest to us at Science Centre Singapore (SCS) would be the announcement about the new Science Centre being…

6 Reasons to visit Science Centre Singapore this June Holidays

Every year during the school vacation, Science Centre Singapore will be bustling with activities and programmes. Here are some exhibitions and activities you might consider visiting or attending during the upcoming June holidays! An Exhibition Exploring Nature’s Design, 24 May – 24 August 2014 Our mid-year temporary exhibition offers a treat to explore nature’s design…

On the trail of a trailblazer!

Yesterday afternoon, a bunch of us at Science Centre Singapore stole away to Dairy Farm Nature Park, with the intention to traverse the Wallace Trail and suss out the Wallace Education Centre.  It proved an immersive and most interesting experience! Here’s a snapshot of the diverse flora along our trek! I would have loved to…

A Swamp Adventure at Kuala Selangor Nature Park

By Xu Wanwei who is a Science Educator at Science Centre Singapore. I was inspired to attend a sharing on mangroves by Dr Daniel Friess at Science Centre (which Danny alluded to in his article ‘The Swamp Thing’), after my love-hate relationship with nature was put to the test during my 3-week swamp adventure in Kuala…

Behind the Scenes – Science in the Mall, March 2013

Jannah Monjiat is a Science Educator from the Gallery Programmes Group, Science Centre Singapore. Hey East Side, Science Centre Singapore is coming to you! Science in The Mall is back and we are hitting Parkway Parade this school holidays! Learn more about ‘Energy’ through our amazing exhibits, hands-on activities and of course, a Top Secret…

A day with nature at the Jurong Lake Park

It was an long day ahead for me on the 29 Sep 2012, but I woke up with much enthusiasm looking forward to all the activities of the day. In the morning, Science Centre Singapore had our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activity which was held at the Jurong Lake Park. We went on a nature…

A Bay-utiful Day!

On 25 September 2012, a mini-SCS contingent stole away from Science Centre in the heat of day, through an inconspicuous mini bus transport, to destination—Marina Bay. Witness to the crime was Science Centre’s CE—A/Prof Lim, who sportingly took a picture of us leaving the site. The mood was clearly buoyant… there were no tears to…

Off to see the golden boy

Tutankhamun: The Golden King and the Great Pharaohs exhibition is on display in Seattle from 24 May 2012 to 6 January 2013. Yesterday afternoon, my family and I checked into the Pacific Science Center in downtown Seattle to suss out the King Tut travelling exhibition from National Geographic. Steeped in the fascinating and mysterious Egyptian ancientology, the…

Our latest invention

We are all used to big billboards, colourful advertising posters and interesting bus decorations drawing our attention to loads of products that we don’t really need but really should buy. Advertising seems to be all about making us notice things that we would normally ignore. But it doesn’t have to be that way, and as…

Design your own dinosaur

In the latest issue of the Sunday Times, there was a one-page feature about Twinky, Apollo and Prince, the three dinosaur skeletons destined for the new Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum in Singapore (“Special Report: Singapore’s dinosaurs; Get ready for Twinky & friends”, 4 Dec 2011). Describing how the dinosaur bones are assembled, the…