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Earth & Space Science

 

  Title Type Levels
  Ring of Fire
Exploring the Solar System
Rambling the Night Sky
Starlab: Seasons & Stars
Starlab: Earth and the Planets
Forces of Nature
(Not) Rocket Science
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Overseas school and Corporate group bookings
The listed course fees apply only to local schools. Overseas schools and all corporate groups (including locally based corporate groups) can contact Marketing to place their bookings. Kindly note that an additional charge applies per pax on top of the listed course fees, as well as admission rates.



 

STARLAB Portable Planetarium Programmes

Inside the inflatable dome of the STARLAB planetarium, students will be taken on a simulated journey through space and time to experience the wonders of our Universe.

Level: Primary 1 to JC 2
Duration: 1 hour, Time: 9.30 am or 2.30 pm, Capacity: 20 min; 40 max

STARLAB is a real planetarium, when inflated it requires a room at least 7m by 7m and a 3.5m ceiling. It brings the delights of the night sky to students during the day. It comprises a star projector and an inflatable dome. It can be used to present a large variety of exciting planetarium lessons for various age groups.

 

Ring of Fire
Description Learn about volcanic activities and be wowed by simulations of various types of volcanic eruptions happening right in front of you! This lecture demonstration is followed by a self-guided, worksheet-based activity trail in the Earth - Our Untamed Planet exhibition. 
Mode of Delivery Lecture
Target Audience Primary , Secondary   , Pre-U 
Topics Volcanoes, plate tectonics, natural disasters, Earth Studies
Group size 80 minimum, 200 maximum
Duration 1 hour
Time 9.30am, 2.30pm
Course Fee Free (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to Non-Institutional School Members)
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Exploring the Solar System
Description Through this interactive lecture demonstration, explore various aspects and characteristics of the planets, asteroids and comets of our solar system. Also, learn about some of the new discoveries in astronomy, and reclassifications, such as the reasons behind why Pluto is a now a dwarf planet. 
Mode of Delivery Lecture
Target Audience Primary , Secondary , Pre-U 
Topics The solar system, orbits, gravity, mass, solar energy, rockets and space exploration
Group size 80 minimum, 200 maximum
Duration 1.5 hour
Time 9.30am, 2.30pm
Course Fee Free (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to Non-Institutional School Members)
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Rambling the Night Sky
Description This evening programme features a short presentation about the basics of stargazing, identification of stars and constellations of the night sky. Weather permitting, there will be an outdoor session where you can view night sky objects through Science Centre’s observatory telescopes. Objects commonly seen include the planets Mars, Venus, Saturn and Jupiter, the moon and various star clusters. Not all objects are visible at the same time of year. Visit Science Centre’s Stargazing Website for more information on visible planets and other astronomical events: www.science.edu.sg/events/Pages/Stargazing.aspx 
Mode of Delivery Lecture
Target Audience Primary , Secondary 
Topics Astronomy and stargazing, telescopes, the solar system
Group size 20 minimum, 60 maximum
Duration 2.5 hours
Time 9.30am, 2.30pm
Course Fee Free (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to Non-Institutional School Members)
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Starlab: Seasons & Stars
Description Explore the bright stars and constellations of the night sky. Experience the changes that occur in the sky as Earth travels its one year orbit around the Sun. Learn about the reason for seasons as well as how to identify the stars and constellations associated with different times of the year. 
Mode of Delivery Lecture
Target Audience Primary , Secondary  , Pre-U 
Topics Constellations, star names, stories/mythology, Earth’s tilt, seasons
Group size 20 minimum, 40 maximum
Duration 1 hour
Time 9.30am, 2.30pm
Course Fee $5 (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to Non-Institutional School Members)
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Starlab: Earth and the Planets
Description Take a tour through the solar system, visit the eight main planets and observe their unique physical characteristics. Learn how to identify planets in the night sky with your own eyes. Explore how the interaction between the Sun, Earth and Moon result in events such as eclipses and moon phases. 
Mode of Delivery Lecture
Target Audience Primary , Secondary  , Pre-U 
Topics Planets, the Sun, day and night, phases of the moon, eclipses, time, light and shadow
Group size 20 minimum, 40 maximum
Duration 1 hour
Time 9.30am, 2.30pm
Course Fee $5 (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to Non-Institutional School Members)
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Forces of Nature
Description Get hands-on experience with activities demonstrating what happens in and on the planet Earth. Learn about plate tectonics and the science behind the different natural disasters. The lesson ends with a tour of the Earth, Our Untamed Planet exhibition, where you get a chance to view real specimens and experience disasters. 
Mode of Delivery Practical Lab Sessions
Target Audience Primary , Secondary 
Topics Plate tectonics, natural disasters, volcanoes, earthquakes, tsunamis, geography, Earth studies
Group size 20 minimum, 40 maximum
Duration 1.5 hours
Time 9.30am, 2.30pm
Course Fee Free (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to Non-Institutional School Members)
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(Not) Rocket Science
Description Have you ever wondered what it takes to go to the outer space? Or maybe you want to design, build and fly your own rocket and land it on the planets out there? Well, with Kerbal Space Program you CAN! In this workshop, you will build your own rocket and land it on the Mun! It’s not rocket science, but it’s really close! 
Mode of Delivery Practical Lab Sessions
Target Audience Secondary  , Pre-U 
Topics Forces, Gravity, Motion, Engineering Design, Satellites, Rockets
Group size 20 minimum, 40 maximum
Duration 1.5 hours
Time 9.30am, 2.30pm
Course Fee Free (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to Non-Institutional School Members)
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