What’s new at SCS?

Launched 30 May 2015, Science Centre’s all new exhibition, Interplay, is way past cool! Brought to you in partnership with ARS Electronica, Interplay celebrates the fusion of arts with science. It aims to connect with the audience on a whole new level; the adults and children not only get to interact, but they become part of the…

A Night among the Stars

Imagine sitting on plush, red seats and being surrounded by the planets of our solar system! That’s what you can expect at the new Digital Planetarium, where you can watch the world unfold all around you. You can experience the world and beyond like never before. Fact File: The Digital Planetarium What to expect: Brighter…

Let your shadow tell your story

Coming June, Science Centre Singapore will be bringing to you Interplay – Where Science meets Arts, a temporary exhibition featuring 19 amazing exhibits. Check out Shadowgram, a fun and engaging exhibit which you will probably find hard to pull yourself away from. So what is Shadowgram? Developed by Ars Electronica Futurelab, it combines the aesthetic…

Butterfly fervour

I had wanted to share some of these photos about half a year ago (or slightly more than that). These were taken at the Insectarium in our Ecogarden. It was a September morning, and the first time I stepped into the Insectarium. Mr Tan, our dedicated gardener, gave me a guided tour. It was exciting…

A brief history of Electricity

By Yong Jian-Yi who is a Science Educator at Science Centre Singapore. Electricity has long been a subject of fascination in human history. The most common natural observation of it is lightning, however the link between the two was not apparent until Benjamin Franklin performed his classical experiment by flying a kite into a thunderstorm. The…

The Great, Great White Shark

Great White Sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) are amazing creatures. After catching a short but insightful IMAX film in The Omni-Theatre, titled ‘Great White Shark’, we now have a deeper understanding and appreciation of the creature that lurks beyond our shores. Narrated by Bill Nighy, the film dives straight into the ocean, bringing viewers on an underwater…

What you need to know about the Brain Exhibition

What you need to know about the BRAND-new Brain Exhibition at the Science Centre and a few other things you probably didn’t know…  Who isn’t curious about the inner workings of our brain?? New-on-the block is the ‘Tuning in: Brain and Body’ Exhibition at the Science Centre Singapore, created in partnership with BRANDs.  Here’s an…

Is it really better to give than to receive?

Tabitha Gan is undergoing internship at the Science Centre Singapore (SCS) in December 2014. She has written this blog post during her internship at SCS. The psychosocial and physical benefits of gift-giving The phrase “It is better to give than to receive” has been quoted umpteen times and is used often as a way of…

Christmas shopping & misconceptions in gift-giving

Tabitha Gan is undergoing internship at the Science Centre Singapore (SCS) in December 2014. She has written this blog post during her internship at SCS. Imagine this scenario. Your friend, relative or spouse knows you haven’t gotten their birthday gift and passes you a list of items that they would like to have, which are…

TUNING IN: BRAIN & BODY

This Christmas, put your thinking caps on, or we’ll lend you some of ours with our BRAND-new exhibition centered around the ever-so-fascinating organ of our body called the Brain. Come down to the Science Centre and take a look at this new exhibition, open from Saturday 13 December onwards! For more details, click here!