Learning how plants ‘drink’ water— A classroom activity

Written by A/Prof Lim Tit Meng, Chief Executive, Science Centre Singapore Another classroom activity I introduced to teachers on ‘How to make your class alive where students really learn’ in Jakarta on 9 May 2015 was about the vascular system in plants.  This activity was organised as a competition – how many straws can one…

Learning about the human digestive system the fun way

Written by A/Prof Lim Tit Meng, Chief Executive, Science Centre Singapore During a workshop for teachers on ‘How to make your class alive where students really learn’ in Jakarta on 9 May 2015, I introduced a classroom activity for students to learn about the human digestive system.  Often students learn from textbook the anatomy of…

A mission-driven experience

Written by A/Prof Lim Tit Meng, Chief Executive, Science Centre Singapore Science Centre Singapore was invited to take part in a STEAM Education Conference by The Ganesha83 ITB Foundation. The conference was held at the Office of the Ministry of Education and Culture in Jakarta on 9 May 2015. I gave a talk on ‘The…