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 Beginners, Intermediate 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 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.
|Description:||Technological advancements have made what used to be improbable possible. We have the ability to grow pest-resistant crops, prolong lives and treat infertility. However, are we twisting and bending the moral fabric of society as we push the boundaries of science? Are we defying Nature?|
This thought-provoking workshop combines simple lab experiments and discussion on current topics to demonstrate the ethical dilemmas that arise from biomedical advances.
|Objectives:||1. Demonstrate respect towards people with diverse views.|
2. Perform agarose gel electrophoresis and utilise the results to demonstrate critical-thinking skills.
3. Analyse real life cases such as Mitochondrial Replacement Therapy where ethical decisions are required.
|Mode of Delivery:||Practical lab session, discussion and exhibition|
|Target Audience:||Secondary 1 to Pre-U|
(Content will be adjusted according to the level of the students)
|Group size:||20 minimum, 40 maximum|
|Time:||9.30am or 2.30pm |
|Course Fee:||$7.00 (Admission fee to Science Centre applies to non-member international schools based in Singapore)|