Science Centre Singapore, KidsSTOP™ and Omni-Theatre are closed on 7, 14, 21 Jan and 4, 18, 25 Feb 2019.

Welcome to the DNA Learning Laboratory!

Students and public can now engage in unraveling the secrets of life at the DNA Learning Lab at Science Centre Singapore. This facility allows students (primary to pre-university levels) and public to keep pace with the DNA revolution and advances in the life sciences. So come along, learn and enjoy the experience!


Workshop fees indicated are for school bookings only 

In addition to the DNA lab programmes offered at Science Centre Singapore, schools can also embark on the Amgen Biotech Experience offered by the DNA lab, in partnership with Amgen. For more information, visit our Amgen Biotech Experience for BeginnersIntermediate or Advanced pages.

  • Bookings by Singapore-based MOE schools: 
    Genetic Engineering and Experiential Learning workshops – please email  For all other classes, schools can book online.
  • Private school, Overseas school and Corporate group bookings
    The listed course fees apply only to local MOE schools. Private schools, Overseas schools and all Corporate groups (including locally based corporate groups) can contact Corporate Sales 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.

Description:Abdominal pain, nausea, diarrhoea and vomiting… More patients are turning up at the hospital with similar symptoms. It seems like a case of foodborne outbreak. What is the source of the outbreak? Which type of bacteria is causing the outbreak? Take on the role of a medical investigator and help us in this race against time to solve the outbreak before more people are infected!
Objectives:1. Understand how bacteria can affect our lives in both positive and negative ways.
2. Identification of bacteria through its shapes and arrangements. 
3. Learn micropipetting techniques.
4. Learn how to grow bacteria via plating.
5. Learn about antibiotics, how they came about and how antibiotic resistance affects our lives. 
6. Learn how antibiotic resistance test is carried out to determine the effectiveness of an antibiotic.
Mode of Delivery:Practical lab session
Target Audience:Secondary 1 to Secondary 2 (Beginner)
Group size:20 minimum, 40 maximum
Duration:2 hours
Time:9.30am or 2.30pm
Course Fee:$7.00 (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to non-member international schools based in Singapore)

How to book 2019 programmes