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Participate in Science Centre Singapore's first Hackathon - Science 2025: Towards Science Communication for SG60

The aim of Science 2025 hackathon is to challenge the community to co-create solutions to problems around science communication, specifically local problems involved with experiential learning of Science and Technology.

Hacking the Science Centre visitor experience to make it more exciting as we head towards SG60.

Hackathon Challenge Statements

1Discover Everyday Science
2Customization of science visits based on visitor competency
3Social inclusivity in Science Centre Experience
4Tracking long-term learning in Science


  • Pre-Hackathon Workshops (24 Nov, Sat)

    Pre-Hackathon Workshop: Getting started to Technical Skills

    TimeProgramme
    10.00amBriefing
    10.30am

    Parallel Workshops:

    • Microbit
    • Arduino
    • Intel Galileo
    • Microsoft Azure
    • Digital Fabrication
    • Python
    • Design Thinking

    Pre-Hackathon Workshop: Introduction to challenge statements & brainstorming sessions

    TimeProgramme
    2.30pmWelcome Speech
    2.45pmIntroduction to Challenge Statements
    3.00pmIntroduction to Technicals
    3.30pmBrainstorming Activity
    4.00pmRefreshments
  • Competition Day 1 (1 Dec, Sat)

    Hackathon Day 1

    TimeProgramme
    8.30amRegistration & Breakfast
    9.00amWelcome & Challenge Statements
    9.10amPitching & Team Formation
    9.30amStart of Hackathon Day 1
    12.30pmLUNCH (provided)
    2.00pmDiscussion
    5.00pmPractice
    6.00pmPreliminary Judging

    End of Day 1

  • Competition Day 2 (2 Dec, Sun)

    Hackathon Day 2

    TimeProgramme
    8.30amRegistration & Breakfast
    9.00am

    Continuation of Hackathon Day

     

    Preliminary Judging

    9.30amStart of Hackathon Day 1
    12.30pmLUNCH (provided)
    2.30pmAnnouncement of Shortlisted Teams
    3.00pmPresentation
    5.00pmResults
    6.00pm

    Group Photo-Taking

     

    Conclusion of Hackathon

    End of Hackathon

Judging Criteria

All participating teams will be assessed according to the Hackathon criteria: 

Challenge30%
Innovation20%
Value Potential20%
User-friendliness30%

Prizes

Attractive cash prizes will be awarded to the best performing teams. 

1st Place$500 worth of cash vouchers for each member of the team
2nd Place$300 worth of cash vouchers for each member of the team
3rd Place$100 worth of cash vouchers for each member of the team

Contact Us

For more enquiries, please contact Mr Toh Kang Hui at toh_kang_hui@science.edu.sg

  • Date:

    24 Nov 2018 (Pre-Hackathon workshops), 1 - 2 Dec 2018 (Competition)

  • Location:

    Dalton Hall, Science Centre Singapore

  • Time:

    10.00am to 6.00pm (Lunch provided)

  • Perfect for:

    11 - 12 years old (accompanied by parents), Students & Professionals

  • Cost:

    $20 per participant