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About the event

Let’s learn about inventions in the different fields of science. Discover the ‘inventor’ in you and let your creativity run wild this June school holiday at Science Centre Singapore!

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Simply walk in and participate in one or two or more specially curated activities. The best part - you could take all your creations home!


Activity NameWriteup/ DescriptionInventor/ InventionLocation
Launch your own Paper Airplane!Be inspired by the Wright Brothers and design your own paper airplane model! Learn the principle of flight with a simple paper launcher invention. Your paper airplane will never be the same again!  Wright Brothers (Flight)Tinkering Studio
Furry Friends Versus VelcroCome on down and learn how nature’s Velcro gets attached to our furry friends in the wild!George de Mestral (Velcro)Hall B
Sounds of the StethoscopeLearn about the stethoscope, a medical tool for listening to sounds within your body. Explore how it works and listen to your own heartbeat!Rene Laennec (Stethoscope)
 
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Test your memory skills!How good is your short-term memory? Play this recall memory game and see if you can find your self-painted cards!Hermann Ebbinghaus (Learning & Forgetting Curves)Dialogue with Time (Hall B, Mezzanine)
Know your directions, without a map!Before the time of virtual maps and mobile devices, how did people find their way? Learn how Earth’s magnetic forces led to the invention of the compass!William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin (Compass)Hall B
Shine bright!Making your own LED candles isn’t enough! Explore how many LEDs can a battery for your candle hold!Alessandro Volta (Batteries)Tinkering Studio
Let’s pHaint!Create your own art piece with some colour changing “paint”!Søren Peter Lauritz Sørensen (pH scale)Hall A
Electrifying inventions around you!Learn about real-life applications of Faraday’s cage and electromagnetic induction!Michael Faraday (Cage, Electromagnetic induction)Scientist For a Day, Hall A
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Our activities are free for all and are open from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm and 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm. We are closed for sanitation from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm.