An hour with… the Rubber Pavilion

Individual Science Centre exhibits usually get no more than a few minutes of attention, but spending a whole hour near one can be interesting… Singapore has had rubber trees since 1881, and you can learn all about the history, cultivation, harvesting and processing of this versatile natural resource at the Rubber Centenary Monument in the…

An hour with… the Double Gravity Well

Individual Science Centre exhibits usually get no more than a few minutes of attention, but spending a whole hour near one can be interesting… The Gravity Well is a classic and very popular exhibit, probably found in every science centre. We have a few of them as well, some of them set up as donation…

An hour with… the Earthquake Simulator

Individual Science Centre exhibits usually get no more than a few minutes of attention, but spending a whole hour near one can be interesting… The ‘Shake House’¬†earthquake simulator is tucked away in the back of the ‘Earth: Our Untamed Planet‘ exhibition. It is a room furnished like a kitchen with a sofa and coffee table….

An hour with… Audio Kinetica – the Ball Machine

Individual Science Centre exhibits usually get no more than a few minutes of attention, but spending a whole hour near one can be interesting… Audio Kinetica is a large glass box, inside of which a number of balls (I counted eighteen) are rolling around on wire tracks, knocking on bells, pushing levers, cascading over xylophones…