Young Learners’ Festival – Perspectives from our volunteers

This article is written by Mustikha and Hui Ling, volunteers with the Young Learners’ Festival 2016 held at Science Centre Singapore from 26 September to 7 October. In anticipation of the annual Young Learner’s Festival, we volunteers had to undergo a 2-day training to better prepare ourselves for the event. On the first day, all…

Several Hours of Code

The Hour of Code is a global initiative intended to demystify code (ie computer programming) and show that anybody can learn the basics. The idea is to get kids (or anyone, really) to do at least one hour of coding,  in a fun and relaxed way that many won’t even recognise as coding. This provides them with an…

A Swamp Adventure at Kuala Selangor Nature Park

By Xu Wanwei who is a Science Educator at Science Centre Singapore. I was inspired to attend a sharing on mangroves by Dr Daniel Friess at Science Centre (which Danny alluded to in his article ‘The Swamp Thing’), after my love-hate relationship with nature was put to the test during my 3-week swamp adventure in Kuala…