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Tinker Technique

 

Tinker Technique is a parent-child workshop which aims to develop our next generation with lifelong skills. It is also a fun family-bonding session!

Our workshop explores specific STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics) concepts and tool techniques, like hammering and hot glue gun. At the end of the workshops, your child will be equipped with fine motor skills and the confidence to embrace the future of limitless discovery.

 

 

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Ebru Painting – Marble Painting
Date: 13 May 2017
Time: 10.30am - 12.00pm
Target Audience: 7-12 years old (Parent and Child)
Venue: The Tinkering Studio Hall E, Science Centre Singapore
Synopsis: Draw on water and amaze yourself as you discover the ancient Turkish technique of water-marbling. Get creative with the chemistry of oil-based paint and surfactants to create your unique designs.
Cost*: Participants

1 Parent + 1 Child 

1 Parent + 2 Children
Member

$37.50

$56.25
Non-Member

$ 50

$75
Registration: https://www.regonline.sg/builder/site/?eventid=1974165  
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Coding with Micro:bit Workshop
Date: 20 May 2017
10 June 2017
15 July 2017
Time: 9.30am - 11.30am
Target Audience: 9 -12 years old (Parent and Child) 
Venue: The Digital Movie Studio, Science Centre Singapore
Synopsis: Join this hands-on workshop that uses mirco:bit to learn the fundamentals of coding and making. During the workshop, you will progress from drag-and-drop coding to creating your own projects like crafting customised LED messages, playing music or making your own step tracker - the possibilities are endless.

Suitable for children ages 9 to 12, this workshop will teach them basic programming skills and inspire them to be creative and make things with technology. Each parent-child pair will be given a Micro:bit to take home and continue the learning and making.
Cost: Participants

1 Parent + 1 Child 

1 Parent + 2 Children
Member

$10

$15
Non-Member

$20

$30
Registration: 20 May 2017: https://www.regonline.sg/builder/site/Default.aspx?EventID=1980759  
10 June 2017: https://www.regonline.sg/builder/site/?eventid=1980813
15 July 2017: https://www.regonline.sg/builder/site/?eventid=1980814  
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Tinker Bake: Cupcakes
Date: 8 July 2017
Time: 10.30am - 12pm
Target Audience: 7 years old and above (Parent and child)
Venue: The Tinkering Studio, Hall E, Science Centre Singapore
Synopsis: Apart from smelling like heavenly vanilla, these cute cupcakes masks intricate kitchen chemistry. Together with your child, not only will we tinker own mouth-watering treats, we will uncover the science of baking.
Cost: Participants

1 Parent + 1 Child  

1 Parent + 2 Children
Member

$37.50

$56.25  
Non-Member
 
$50

$75
Registration: www.regonline.sg/tinkerbake1
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Catapult
Date: 5 August 2017
Time: 10.30am - 12pm
Target Audience: 7 years old and above (Parent and child)
Venue: The Tinkering Studio, Hall E, Science Centre Singapore
Synopsis: Ready… Aim… Launch! Design your own launchers and target points using the elastic potential energy of rubber bands and other materials. Discover both the simplicity and complexity of catapults together with your child!
Cost: Participants

1 Parent + 1 Child  

1 Parent + 2 Children
Member

$37.50

$56.25  
Non-Member
 
$50

$75
Registration: www.regonline.sg/catapult
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Wind-Up Toy
Date: 12 August 2017
Time: 10.30am - 12pm
Target Audience: 7 years old and above (Parent and child)
Venue: The Tinkering Studio Hall E, Science Centre Singapore
Synopsis: Be a toy-maker for a day with your child! Using rubber bands as pullback motor mechanism, design your own racing car, bumper boat and more. Your only limit is your creativity.
Cost: Participants

1 Parent + 1 Child  

1 Parent + 2 Children
Member

$37.50

$56.25  
Non-Member
 
 
$50

$75
Registration: www.regonline.sg/toymaker
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Spring Spin Art
Date: 9 September 2017
Time: 10.30am - 12pm
Target Audience: 7 years old and above (Parent and child)
Venue: The Tinkering Studio, Hall E, Science Centre Singapore
Synopsis: Have a messy splashy family-bonding day by trying to control splatters of paint using springs and spinning devices. There is art in the science of spinning and springing.
Cost: Participants

1 Parent + 1 Child  

1 Parent + 2 Children
Member

$37.50

$56.25  
Non-Member
 
$50

$75
Registration: www.regonline.sg/spinart
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Makey-Makey
Date: 14 October 2017
Time: 10.30am - 12pm
Target Audience: 7 years old and above (Parent and child)
Venue: The Tinkering Studio Hall E, Science Centre Singapore
Synopsis: Using Makey Makey ™, an invention kit developed by MIT Media Labs, your child and you will create your own game controllers! Apply the basic theory of electrical circuit and experiment with the wide selection of materials we provide.
*Special request: Each pair to bring your own laptop
Cost: Participants

1 Parent + 1 Child  

1 Parent + 2 Children
Member

$37.50

$56.25  
Non-Member
 
$50

$75
Registration: www.regonline.sg/makey
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Mechanical Toy
Date: 11 November 2017
Time: 10.30am - 12pm
Target Audience: 7 years old and above (Parent and child)
Venue: The Tinkering Studio, Hall E, Science Centre Singapore
Synopsis: What do cars, airplanes and drones have in common? Motors! Together with your child, design your own motorised toys.
Cost: Participants

1 Parent + 1 Child  

1 Parent + 2 Children
Member

$37.50

$56.25  
Non-Member
 
$50

$75
Registration: www.regonline.sg/mechtoy
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Tinker Bake: Logcake
Date: 16 December 2017
Time: 10.30am - 12pm
Target Audience: 7 years old and above (Parent and child)
Venue: The Tinkering Studio Hall E, Science Centre Singapore
Synopsis: There is science in baking. Baking is science. With your child, uncover the secrets of making moist cakes and how does simple ingredients like sugar, butter and flour can transform into sophisticated satisfaction. Plus, Christmas is coming.
Cost: Participants

1 Parent + 1 Child  

1 Parent + 2 Children
Member

$37.50

$56.25  
Non-Member
 
$50

$75
Registration: www.regonline.sg/logcake
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