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.

  • 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:A drop of water may look clear but is there microorganisms living within? Some organisms are so tiny that they cannot be seen with the naked eye, but that does not mean they do not exist. Through more advance microscopy techniques, observe bacteria under oil immersion and different stages of cell division of an onion root tip. Come explore the microscopic world in a fun and enriching way! 
Objectives:1. Revision of microscopy techniques.
2. Perform oil immersion technique and diaphragm adjustments to enhance viewing of the specimens.
3. Understand mitosis and meiosis.
4. View pond organisms and bacteria specimens.
5. View the main stages of mitosis and meiosis under the microscope.
Mode of Delivery:Practical lab session
Target Audience:Secondary 3 to Secondary 4/5 (Intermediate)
Group size:20 minimum, 40 maximum
Duration:2.5 hours
Time:9.30am or 2.30pm
Course Fee:$7 (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to non-member international schools based in Singapore)

How to book 2019 programmes