14 Jul 2018, 10am - 12pm and 2pm - 4.30pm
15 Jul 2018, 2pm - 4.30pm
Science Centre Singapore
Admission charges to Science Centre apply
It's time to Jam with technology. Caltex Fuel Your School - Tech Jam 2018 presents a great opportunity for anyone who wants to learn about innovative sustainability through robotics and e-waste.
You will work in groups to take apart e-waste, extract usable parts and transform them into a robot, and design an app to control the robot.
The robot will be controlled by the BBC Microbit.
- BBC Microbit
- Tablet with Andee app
- Assorted craft materials
- Access to consumables and shared tools
- “Wake-up”: enables an individual to wake up another remotely
- “Sweeper”: tasked to sweep the floor
- “Feed me”: enables plants to let you know when they require water
- Open category: Students may opt to earn extra points in creativity by designing their own fit-for-purpose robot using e-waste
Help save the planet
Reduce e-waste! From 4 – 24 Jun 2018, Science Centre Singapore is also on the hunt for material to help budding e-Waste Warriors innovate sustainably. Examples of e-waste that you can send directly to the Science Centre during the collection drive include:
- Electronic toys with moving parts (motors) and lights
- Mobile phones (with vibration motors)
- Electronic table clocks (motors, gearbox)
- Plush toys or similar, components of which can be used for aesthetic enhancement
Items that are not used during the Caltex Fuel Your School – Tech Jam program will be responsibly disposed off by the Science Centre. To learn more about e-waste recycling programs near you, visit the National Environment Agency.
From 14-15 Jul 2018, present your Plus! card and surrender your Caltex fuel receipt at the Science Centre Singapore to enjoy 20% discount on admission to Science Centre Singapore AND preferential access to the free Caltex Fuel Your School - Tech Jam 2018 open weekend for kids of all ages.
Chevron Singapore employees who present their employee pass will also gain free admission from 14-15 Jul 2018, into Science Centre Singapore AND preferential access to the Caltex Fuel Your School – Tech Jam 2018 open weekend for kids of all ages. Limited to 5 passes per employee.
New Science Centre family membership applicants who present a Caltex receipt and Plus! card during membership registration will also be eligible to a free Caltex Boy plushie. Limited to the first 100 new applicants up to 31 Dec 2018, while stocks last.