Celebrate Children’s Day at Science Centre Singapore!

Looking for ideas to spend Children’s Day on 7 October? Here’s some suggestions! Be a Nature Explorer Participate in hands-on activities and bring back your own handmade souvenirs (your very own climbing monkey toy and others). Immerse yourselves in our rustic Ecogarden and be entertained by a fascinating Science show! Your children can do all…

An Internship with DWB

Hi my name is Cai and I’m 16 years old. I took on a 4 week paid internship recently with Discovering without Borders (DWB) Social Enterprise when Yen (the founder) came to meet me and explain what her company was doing to help teenage girls develop interest in STEM careers. Assisting Yen in these workshops…

Crunch time! | The final weekend to experience the Titans of the Past exhibition!

Dear Visitors, This weekend’s your LAST opportunity to experience the rip roaring ‘Titans of the Past‘ exhibition at Science Centre Singapore’s Annexe! Catch it before the exhibition’s dinosaurs and ice age mammals take their leave after Sunday, 23 February 2014. Here’s two videos you can check out to whet your appetite for all things prehistoric…

Guess who’s in town?

Dinosaurs and Ice Age Mammals have together made landfall in Science Centre Singapore for the first time in what is undoubtedly the strangest of unions! Flown in from two continents and representative of disparate periods in history, the prehistoric beasts now rule the roost in the Titans of the Past exhibition. Spanning 3,000 square metres,…

The world of dinosaurs

Guest Post by Nabil Rafael Roslan, Eunos Primary School. This is one of three selected blog posts written for the Berita Harian newspaper as part of a student press event at the Dinosaurs-Live! Exhibition. Late one night, I heard a soft knocking on my window. I turned towards the sound and was immediately startled. I…

The Ancient Era

Guest Post by Nabilah Shukran, Punggol Primary School. This is one of three selected blog posts written for the Berita Harian newspaper as part of a student press event at the Dinosaurs-Live! Exhibition. “Eh! What is this place?,” I asked myself. All of a sudden, a dinosaur walked towards me. “Huh? Am I in an…

My Friends and I

Guest Post by Nora Arfia Farahina Yusri, Yuhua Primary School. This is one of three selected blog posts written for the Berita Harian newspaper as part of a student press event at the Dinosaurs Life! Exhibition. Hello! I’m Stegosaurus, a clever and bright dinosaur. I’m also helpful and love to help other animals in the…

Jurassic mystery: prehistoric coloured light

Ever since the launch of the Dinosaurs-Live! exhibition I have been trying to think of possible ways nature could produce coloured light. Standing in front of some of the realistic animatronic dinosaurs, I had attempted to imagine standing in front of the real thing, but I got confused by the lighting. How could the real dinosaurs,…

Scientists identify first ever Spinosaur in Australia!

Guest Post by Professor Patricia Vickers-Rich, who delivered two intriguing talks entitled ‘Dinos in Mukluks’ on 21 and 22 October at Science Centre Singapore. The following is extracted from “First Spinosaurid dinosaur from Australia and the cosmopolitanism of Cretaceous dinosaur faunas”. In 2005, a team of palaeontologists led by Michael Cleeland and George Caspar, discovered…