ScienceArts @ Science Centre Singapore

By Harry and Danny This August, come on down to Science Centre and celebrate the PAssionArts Festival with us! Dubbed, “ScienceArts”, the Festival showcases the talent and hard work of residents who have created inspiring, interactive art installations. Launch Celebration! Be here on 5 Aug 2017, 5.30pm to 9.00pm for the launch of the “Science…

Making things Move — Maker Faire Singapore

Discover the joy of making and family bonding at the same time! (Reblogged from Maker Faire Singapore blog) One thing we consistently observe in workshops with parents and kids at the Maker workshops for families is how children and parents are eager to use tools, technologies and equipment that are difficult to obtain. But besides…

An Amazing Maker Journey

It has been an amazing 5 year journey for Maker Faire Singapore. In 2012, we started off as a Mini Maker Faire with about 20 maker booths and 1000 visitors. In 2016, we are proud to have hosted over 300 maker booths (including about 700 makers) and 15,000 visitors over a 2-day event at the…

Can you see these stickers? — Maker Faire Singapore

Maker Faire Singapore is coming again! *Excited* This is the 5th year that Science Centre Singapore is organising our Singapore editions of Mini Maker Faires and featured Maker Faires. This year, the event will be held on 25 & 26 June at the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). As per previous years, there will…

The Maker Mindset

Written by Dr Kiruthika Ramanathan, Senior Manager, Education Services & Outreach at Science Centre Singapore. A key event of the Singapore Science Festival, Maker Faire Singapore, aims to inculcate the Maker mindset – a growth mindset that encourages people to believe that they can learn to do anything. As the founder of Maker Faire, Dale…

Hosting the Cardboard Challenge in Singapore

Written by Dr Kiruthika Ramanathan, Senior Manager, Education Services & Outreach at Science Centre Singapore. This blog post was originally posted at Maker Faire Singapore website. The Cardboard Challenge was held at Science Centre Singapore on 11 October 2015 as part of the Global Cardboard Challenge a movement inspired by a then 9 year old…

6 Things to Check Out at Singapore Science Festival 2015

Have you always been curious, imaginative and loves to tinker with things? Why not think about how we can apply all these to change and make something better? “Changemaker of Science” is the theme of this year’s Singapore Science Festival, and we look at how science can be used to transform and improve lives. Inevitably,…

Reflections after Earth Day 2015

Every year, I will write about Earth Day, my reflections and review my record book. Just a few nights ago, into the last 5 mins of Earth Day this year, I saw a Facebook post by Agatha (Green Issues by Agy), one of our active makers of Maker Faire Singapore. She said, “Let’s make every…

A dismantling affair

About a month ago, the Maker Faire Singapore team organised a Pop Up Maker Space at the Singapore Science and Engineering Fair (SSEF) held in Science Centre Singapore. The audience are participants of the SSEF. One of the station masters, Meenakshi, wrote a blog post at the Maker Faire Singapore website on the activities that…