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The Young Scientist Badge Scheme was designed for primary school students, with the following objectives:

  • To stimulate interest in science activities among students
  • To enable students to carry out self-directed activities in various disciplines of science
  • To provide opportunities for students to develop initiative and creativity.

What are the various badges in the Young Scientist Badge Scheme?

I Am A Young Food ScientistI Am A Young IT WhizI Am A Young AstronomerI Am A Young BotanistI Am A Young Meteorologist
I Am A Young Water AmbassadorI Am A Young MathematicianI Am A Young Marine BiologistI Am A Young PhysicistI Am A Young Geneticist
I Am A Young ZoologistI Am A Young ChemistI Am A Young GeologistI Am A Young EnvironmentalistI Am A Young Ornithlolgist
I Am A Young EngineerI Am A Young Energy SaverI Am A Young EntomologistI Am A Young MR CreatorI Am A Young Sustainability Champion
 I Am A Young Geospatial Scientist I Am A Young Ecologist 

 

  • For Schools

    To enrol your students for the Young Scientist Badge Scheme, kindly fill up this form, and provide us with a name list of students and badges you would like to purchase, and email it to Ms Beatriz..

    The subscription fees are:

     Single BadgeFull Platform (All badges)
    Less than 200 students$5/student$30/student
    200 or more students$3/student$10/student

     

    Upon submission of the form, you will receive an email containing the login information for your students within 3 - 5 working days. An e-invoice will be sent to your school.

    What if I have the paper-based cards?

    As of 2022, we no longer accept submission of paper-based cards. If you have purchased paper-based cards, do email us, and we will create accounts for your students for each paper-based card that you have purchased. Please purchase account subscriptions for your students from the following year onwards.

    Do I need to grade my students' work on the online platform?

    All work on the online platform will be reviewed and graded by our educators at the Science Centre. Should you choose to be the sole grader of your students' work, as indicated on the registration form, students' work would be directed to you via your teacher account for grading.

    How do I know which badges my students have earned?

    Bi-weekly reports will be sent to you, to track which students have earned badges. You will need to save these reports for badge collection.

    How do I receive the badges my students have earned?

    The deadline for completion of all badges is 7th October 2022. Any badges earned after this date will strictly NOT be packed for badge collection, and need to be collected in 2023, or requested via badge delivery.

    Collection at the Science Centre

    Badges can be collected at the Science Centre. There are 2 badge collection periods for 2022:

    • 31st October - 6th November
    • 21st November - 27th November

    Please register for a badge collection slot. An email will be sent to you in September, to remind you of the deadlines and to sign up for badge collection. Do note that no further arrangements would be made if you miss the badge collection period. If you are unavailable during this period, please opt for badge delivery to your school. 

    Badge delivery to your school

    If you would like the badges mailed to your school, kindly fill up this delivery form by 7th October. Badges will be delivered to your school by 4th November.

    Would certificates be issued as well?

    No, we are no longer issuing physical certificates. Your students may download their e-certificates from their account, which will be available after 15 points of tasks have been completed and graded.

    The tutorial video for downloading the e-certificates will be updated soon.

    For any further enquiries, kindly contact Ms Kiruthika or Ms Beatriz.

  • For individuals / public

    To subscribe to a badge programme, enrol at https://youngscientist.sscglobal.com.sg. The subscription fees are:

    Single badge$6/year
    Full$35/year

     

    The subscription is for 365 days. Participants have to complete 15 points worth of activities to earn the badge.

    What happens if I cannot complete 15 points worth of activities within my subscription period of 1 year?

    You may renew your subscription here. Once your account is renewed, your previous work would be saved and brought over to your renewed account, and you can continue where you left off.

    Does my work need to be graded by my teacher?

    No. All work on the online platform would be reviewed and graded by our educators at the Science Centre.

    How do I download my e-certificate once I have completed 15 points worth of activities?

    The tutorial video for downloaded your e-certificates will be updated soon.

    How do I collect my badges?

    The deadline for completion of all badges is 7th October 2022. Any badges earned after this date will strictly NOT be packed for badge collection, and need to be collected in 2023, or requested via badge delivery.

    Collection at the Science Centre

    Badges can be collected at the Science Centre. There are 2 badge collection periods for 2022:

    • 31st October - 6th November
    • 21st November - 27th November

    Please register for a badge collection slot here. An email will be sent to you in September, to remind you of the deadlines and to sign up for badge collection. Do note that no further arrangements would be made if you miss the badge collection period. If you are unavailable during this period, please opt for badge delivery to your home.

    Badge delivery to your home

    If you would like the badges mailed to your home, kindly sign up here. Badges would be delivered to you on the last week of every other month (end February, end April, end June, end August, end October). Kindly sign up by the 15th of the respective months.

    Can I participate in the Young Scientist Badge Scheme if I am overseas?

    Yes. The programme is open to overseas participants. Shipping fees apply should you request for delivery of the physical badges to your home.

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