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Lower Primary Programmes

 

  Title Type Levels
  STELLAR based Programmes
A Butterfly is Born (Stellar)
Life in a Shell (Stellar)
My River (Stellar)
Underground Dance (Stellar)
Poggy Frog and the Cows (Stellar)
The Enormous Watermelon (Stellar)
World of Tools (Stellar)
The Grasshopper and the Ant (Stellar)
Slither and Slide (Stellar)
The Feast (Stellar)
The Wolf’s Story (Stellar)

About Plants and Animals
In the Garden (Stellar)

Physical Sciences Programmes
Power Forever
Robotic Athletes 

Portable Planetarium Programmes
STARLAB: Earth and the Planets
STARLAB: Phases of the Moon
STARLAB: Our Earth, Our Home

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Stellar-based Programmes

The Science Centre has a wide range of resources that stimulate interest in children. They also allow multi-sensory exploration, which facilitates learning. With the implementation of STELLAR in 2009, educators are able to integrate the implicit learning of science through the respective storybooks. These sessions have been specially developed to complement the stories and contribute to the experiential element.

Target Audience : Primary 1 - Primary 2
Time: 9.30am or 2.30pm
 

A Butterfly is Born (Stellar) ( Available in Terms 1 and 2 )
Description In conjunction with the book, A Butterfly is Born, pupils will learn about different types of insects and their characteristics. They will be able to observe various live specimens of insects, in particular the butterfly.  Pupils will also learn about the life cycle of a butterfly. At the end of the class, pupils will bring home their very own craft activity of a butterfly life cycle. 
Topics Insects and their characteristics, Life cycle of a butterfly
Mode of Delivery Interactive lab lesson with demonstrations and hands-on activities. Worksheets provided.
Group size Min 20, Max 60
Duration: 1.5 hrs
Course Fee: Free (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to Non-Institutional School Members)
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Life in a Shell (Stellar) ( Available in Terms 1 and 2 )
Description In conjunction with the book, Life in a Shell, pupils will learn about animals that have shells. Pupils will get to experience touching sea shells and interacting with garden snails and hermit crabs, learning about the interesting characteristics of these amazing animals at the same time. At the end of the class, pupils will bring home their very own craft activity of a snail. 
Topics Features of shelled marine animals (such as oysters) and land snails, comparing land snails and hermit crabs
Mode of Delivery   Interactive lab lesson with demonstrations and hands-on activities. Worksheets provided.
Group size Min 20, Max 60
Duration: 1.5 hrs
Course Fee: Free (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to Non-Institutional School Members)
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My River (Stellar) ( Available in Terms 1 and 2 )
Description In conjunction with the book, My River, pupils will be exposed to different types of pond plants and animals. They will be able to touch different types of pond plants and observe different types of pond animals.  Pupils will also learn about the characteristics of insects and the life cycle of a dragonfly. At the end of the class, pupils will bring home their very own craft activity of a dragonfly. 
Topics Pond plants and animals, Characteristic of insects, Life cycle of a dragonfly
Mode of Delivery Interactive lab lesson with demonstrations and hands-on activities. Worksheets provided.
Group size Min 20, Max 60
Duration: 1.5 hrs
Course Fee: Free (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to Non-Institutional School Members)
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Underground Dance (Stellar)
Description In conjunction with the book, Underground Dance, pupils will learn about sound in a fun and interactive manner. They will be amazed by the wonderful world of sound; how it is made, how it travels through things and concepts related to loudness and pitch. Pupils will be guided through the Sound gallery. At the end of the class, pupils will make and bring home their own craft activity of a musical instrument.
Topics Sound as vibrations, Different types of sounds (loud/soft & high/low pitch & noise/music)
Mode of Delivery Interactive lab lesson with demonstrations and hands-on activities. Worksheets provided.
Group size Min 20, Max 60
Duration: 1.5 hrs
Course Fee: Free (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to Non-Institutional School Members)
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Poggy Frog and the Cows (Stellar) ( Available in Terms 3 and 4 )
Description In conjunction with the book, Poggy Frog and the Cows, pupils will learn about frogs and toads in a fun and interactive manner. They will be thrilled by live specimens of frogs and tadpoles, while finding out various interesting facts about frogs and toads such as the different places they live and the different ways they move. At the end of the class, pupils will bring home their very own craft activity of a tadpole.
Topics Characteristics of frogs and toads, Comparing frogs and toads, Life cycle of a frog / toad.
Mode of Delivery   Interactive lab lesson with demonstrations and hands-on activities. Worksheets provided
Group size Min 20, Max 60
Duration: 1.5 hrs
Course Fee: Free (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to Non-Institutional School Members)
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The Enormous Watermelon (Stellar) ( Available in Terms 3 and 4 )
Description In conjunction with the book, The Enormous Watermelon, pupils will learn about plants in an exciting way. Through fun and engaging hands-on activities, pupils will get a chance to learn the function of various plant parts. After learning more about the life cycle of a plant, students will get a chance to bring home their own craft activity of a plant. 
Topics Parts of a Plant, Life cycle of a plant
Mode of Delivery   Interactive lab lesson with demonstrations and hands-on activities. Worksheets provided
Group size Min 20, Max 60
Duration: 1.5 hrs
Course Fee: Free (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to Non-Institutional School Members)
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World of Tools (Stellar)
Description In conjunction with the book, World of Tools, pupils will learn about tools in a fun and interactive manner. They will be intrigued by the amazing world of tools, how it works and how it helps us in our daily life. Pupils will also take a walk at the Kinetic Garden to see examples of simple machines. At the end of the class, pupils will make and bring home their own craft activity of a simple machine.
Topics Simple Machines
Mode of Delivery Interactive lab lesson with demonstrations and hands-on activities. Worksheets provided.
Group size Min 20, Max 60
Duration: 1.5 hrs
Course Fee: Free (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to Non-Institutional School Members)
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The Grasshopper and the Ant (Stellar) ( Available in Terms 3 and 4 )
Description In conjunction with the book, Grasshopper and the Ant, pupils will explore the wonderful world of insects. Pupils will learn more about one of the insect characters from the book — the honeybee. The honeybee is a fun insect to learn about through hands-on activities, dance and even making of a simple craft! 
Topics Characteristics of insects, physical characteristics and behavior of the honeybee, Products from honeybees
Mode of Delivery   Interactive lab lesson with demonstrations and hands-on activities. Worksheets provided.
Group size Min 20, Max 60
Duration: 1.5 hrs
Course Fee: Free (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to Non-Institutional School Members)
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Slither and Slide (Stellar) ( Available in Terms 3 and 4 )
Description In conjunction with the book, Slither and Slide, pupils will learn about earthworm and mealworms in a fun and interactive manner. They will have firsthand experience handling live specimens of earthworms and mealworms, while conducting simple experiments on them to infer their environmental preferences. At the end of the class, pupils will bring home their very own craft activity of a worm. 
Topics Characteristics of earthworm and mealworm, Comparing earthworm and mealworm, Environmental preferences of an earthworm and mealworm
Mode of Delivery   Interactive lab lesson with demonstrations and hands-on activities. Worksheets provided.
Group size Min 20, Max 60
Duration: 1.5 hrs
Course Fee: Free (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to Non-Institutional School Members)
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The Feast (Stellar)
Description In conjunction with the book, The Feast, pupils will learn about acids and bases in a fun and interactive manner. Through experiments with food and household products, they will get the chance to find out that acids and bases are actually all around them. At the end of the class, the students will make their very own craft activity about acid and bases. 
Topics Acids and Bases
Mode of Delivery   Interactive lab lesson with demonstrations and hands-on activities.  Worksheets provided.
Group size Min 20, Max 60
Duration: 1.5 hrs
Course Fee: Free (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to Non-Institutional School Members)
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The Wolf’s Story (Stellar)
Description This hands-on workshop encourages students to think beyond tale text of the Wolf’s Story and improve their language skills through working together as a group. Students will learn to classify materials and describe what these materials can do to change the story. Students will also get a chance to use the state-of-the-art technology that uses 3D Interactive Mixed- Reality system to tell their own story. 
Topics Classification of Materials and Storytelling
Mode of Delivery Practical Lab Sessions
Group size Min 20, Max 60
Duration: 1.5 hrs
Course Fee: Free (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to Non-Institutional School Members)

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About Plants and Animals

In the Garden (Stellar)
Description This lesson has been developed to be utilised as part of the SEED programme. Be amazed by the many plants found in our tropical climate. Meet some of the animals that call the Ecogarden home and learn about the plants that provide them with shelter, food and a place to lay their eggs. Visit the Treehouse and even dig around in the leaf litter to find your own earthworm!
Topics Parts of a plant, Uses of plants, Garden animals, Relationships and interactions between plants and animals in the garden
Mode of Delivery Outdoor session in the Ecogarden with hands-on activities and worksheets (weather permitting.) Instructor/guide provided.
Group Size Min 20, Max 60
Duration 1 hr
Course Fee Free (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to Non-Institutional School Members)
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Physical Sciences Programmes

Blast Off!
Description Do you want to learn how to build an air rocket and its launcher? Join us in this hands-on workshop and learn how to build your own rockets, using only commonly available materials! Learn about the physics behind rocket science and the engineering principles for a good rocket design. The exciting world of air rockets awaits you!
Topics Forces, Newton’s laws, Flight, Projectile motion, Engineering, Design
Mode of Delivery Interactive lab lesson with demonstrations and hands-on activities.
Group Size Min 20, Max 40
Duration 2 hrs
Course Fee Free (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to Non-Institutional School Members)
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Power Forever
Description For generations, we have depended upon petroleum for our energy needs, but as our oil wells run dry and our consumption of it pollutes our lands, we must look to other sources to fuel our power-hungry devices. In this workshop, we will learn to make use of energy from the sun and wind to empower us; do you want to be free of our oil dependency? Do you want to learn how to become more environmentally friendly? Join us!
Topics Renewable energy, Alternative sources of energy (sun, wind, etc), Connecting circuits
Mode of Delivery 20 minimum, 40 maximum
Group Size Min 20, Max 40
Duration 1.5 hrs
Course Fee Free (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to Non-Institutional School Members)
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Robotic Athletes
Description This workshop engages you in hands-on experiments that combine different subjects such as science, sports and technology. With the help of Lego WeDo, we will link real life robot constructions to the virtual world of computers and learn about basic programming and engineering in a fun and interactive way. The theme is focused on Robotic Athletes!
Topics Programming, Computers, Engineering, Creativity, Design and Science
Mode of Delivery Interactive lab lesson with demonstrations and hands-on activities.
Group size Min 20, Max 40
Duration 1.5 hours
Course Fee Free (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to Non-Institutional School Members)

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Portable Planetarium Programmes

STARLAB: Earth and the Planets
Description Have you seen the Moon closely before? Do you ever wonder to explore Mars? Come with us in our spaceship, take a tour through the solar system, visit the eight main planets and observe their unique features. Sing-along and group activities are included as well. Join us and be an astronaut today!
Topics Planets, the Sun, Day and night
Mode of Delivery Short lecture and group activity with the help of Portable Planetarium. Instructor provided.
Group size Min 20, Max 40
Duration 1 hr
Course Fee $5 (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to Non-Institutional School Members)
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STARLAB: Phases of the Moon
Description The Moon is a very beautiful round rock, going around the Earth all the time. Come with us in our spaceship, experience the beauty of the Moon and observe the “faces” of the Moon. A fun hands-on activity is included as well. Join us and be a lunar explorer today!
Topics Moon, Moon Phases, the Sun
Mode of Delivery Short lecture and group activity with the help of Portable Planetarium. Instructor provided.
Group size Min 20, Max 40
Duration 1 hr
Course Fee $5 (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to Non-Institutional School Members)
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STARLAB: Our Earth, Our Home
Description Our Earth is a beautiful place full of natural wonders – tall mountains, blue oceans and others. Come with us in our spaceship, explore the Earth from the Space and understand why our Earth is so important to human. Join us and be an Earth scientist today!
Topics Earth, Earth Science, Basic Geography (mountains, oceans), Countries
Mode of Delivery Short lecture and group activity with the help of Portable Planetarium. Instructor provided.
Group size Min 20, Max 40
Duration 1 hr
Course Fee $5 (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to Non-Institutional School Members)
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