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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:Earth is an amazing place with a whole variety of life forms and cells are the building blocks of these living things. Do you know that while a bacterium is made up of only one cell, a human being is made up of trillions of cells!  Cells are so tiny that about 5000 of them can fit onto the head of a pin and each cell cannot be seen with the naked eye. However, in this lesson we will explore and observe these amazing cells through a microscope and appreciate their significance.
Objectives:1. Understand what cells are and that there is a diversity of cells on earth.
2. Learn about classification of living things.
3. Identify different parts of the compound microscope and know their functions.
4. Prepare sample slides using simple staining methods and view them under the microscope.
5. Understand the application of using microscope to identify microorganisms or cells.
Mode of Delivery:Practical lab session
Target Audience:Primary 5 & Primary 6 
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