Tinker Fest ’17 (Illusions): Journey

By Fatin Iesa, Science Centre Singapore’s resident tinkerer who loves to apply scientific knowledge in a crazy and messy manner.   The Tinkering Studio celebrated the school holidays with another edition of Tinker Fest from 29 May to 4 June 2017. Based on the theme on Illusions, visitors wrapped their minds to create and explore…

Tinkering to infinity – and beyond!

This article is written by Valerie Wong, Corporate Communications Officer from the Science Centre Singapore.   If you have run out of ideas for what your kids should do this upcoming September school holidays, come on down to Science Centre Singapore and join us at Tinker Fest, where ideas never run out, but keep on…

Creating and Tinkering at MindFest 2016!

Coming back for the fourth year, this annual event organised for school groups and home-schooled groups only encourages children to explore science, arts and technology through creative tinkering activities. This year, learn how to make catapults, skipping toys, shrinking plastic and more! Take a look at the images below to catch a glimpse of what’s going…

Tink! Ding! Pling! Buzz!

Science Centre Singapore’s new immersive space officially tinkers to life! A media preview and an official launch held on 21 and 22 Jan 2016 respectively, ushered in a crowd of grown-ups to the Tinkering Studio – an experience that unleashed their inner child at the entrancing space. But before you check out their fun journey of…

Let’s get tinkering!

Science Centre Singapore has set up our very own Tinkering Studio! Recently, our Tinkering Studio team put together a 4-day tinkering workshop with Exploratorium (USA) and Questacon (Australia) for museum staff in the region. Here are some shots taken during these few days, where workshop participants tinker with various types of hands-on activities. About a…

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…

Tinker Teen: Nishant Verma!

Hey everyone! I hope you’re having a good start to the year! I had the privilege of interviewing a teen who tinkers with great zeal, interesting results and immense enjoyment! The teen in question – Nishant Verma, is an 18-year-old student from Anglo-Chinese School (Independent) who participated as a maker at the first Singapore Mini Maker Faire Education Day…