The Science Centre Singapore is a Fun Haven for All Ages!

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New exhibitions and events at the Science Centre set to engage and enthral visitors of all ages! Check out what's in store for you...

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The Science Centre Singapore is a Fun Haven for All Ages!

Dinosaurs-Live! Exhibition

Dinosaurs-Live!, a highly interactive and educational exhibition opens a window on a world lost to history with close to 50 brand new larger-than-life animatronics dinosaurs coming ‘alive’ before your eyes. Gain precious insights into dinosaurs from all prehistoric periods, their places of discovery, anatomical characteristics, food patterns and scientific discoveries about their evolution and habitats.

Other activities include documentaries, Fossil-Dig, Dino-Drawing, Dino-Riding and a superb Dino-Store stocked with a variety of gifts.

This exhibition is jointly organised by the Science Centre Singapore, MediaCorp VizPro International and Pico Art International.

Date: 21 October 2011 – 26 February 2012
Venue: The Annexe, Science Centre Singapore
Time: 10am to 6pm, open daily
Usual Price: $23 (A),  $18 (C: 3-16 years old), $75* (Family Package)*Family package admits 2 Adults and 2 ChildrenAll prices include Science Centre Admission
URL: www.science.edu.sgwww.facebook.com/DinosaursLiveExhibition

IMAX Movie: Flying Monsters at the Omni-Theatre

Just as dinosaurs began their domination of Earth, pterosaurs ruled the prehistoric skies. With wingspans as long as a modern jet plane, these flying reptiles were as spectacular in appearance as they were amazing in flight. Join world-renowned naturalist and documentary filmmaker David Attenborough as he recounts the fascinating story of how humans first discovered these enigmatic creatures and their fascinating journey of flight.

Date: 17 Oct 2011 – 31 Mar 2012
Venue: Omni-Theatre
Time: 10am, 12noon, 2, 4, 6 & *8pm*8pm showtime for weekends, school & public holidays
Price: $10 (A), $7 (C: 3-12 years), $8 (Senior Citizen: valid on weekdays only, excluding public holidays)
URL: www.omnitheatre.com.sg

IMAX Movie: Born to be Wild at the Omni-Theatre

An emotional tale of the dedication and bond between humans and animals that will capture the hearts of children and families. Born to be Wild, a stunningly captured family friendly IMAX movie, makes its debut in Singapore at the refurbished Omni-Theatre. Be transported into the lush Borneo rainforests and across the rugged Kenyan Savannah as the film documents young orphaned elephants and orangutans and the extraordinary people who rescue and raise them.

 

Date: 15 Aug 2011 – 31 Jan 2012
Venue: Omni-Theatre
Time: 11am, 1, 3, 5 & *7pm*7pm showtime for weekends, school & public holidays
Price: $10 (A), $7 (C: 3-12 years), $8 (Senior Citizen: valid on weekdays only, excluding public holidays)
URL: www.omnitheatre.com.sg

Make*Believe Pre-school Programme

Science Centre and Make*Believe LLP, a specialist in children’s enrichment programmes, is launching an inaugural enrichment programme titled “Common Spaces” that focuses on architecture and urban planning. Suitable for children 18 months to 6 years old, these hands-on programmes are designed to engage children’s imagination, promote creative thinking and present holistic learning of mathematics, science and visual arts.

Date: 17 Oct 2011 – Mar 2012
Venue: Omni-Theatre
Time: 2.30pm – 3.20pm  / 3.30pm – 4.20pm / 4.30pm – 5.20pm*Additional 10.45am slot on weekends, school and public holidays
Price:Participants: $9 / Child and $4 / Adult18 months – 3 yrs old / 4 – 6 years old

Tickets can be purchased at Science Centre and Omni-Theatre Ticketing counters. For enquiries, please call 6425 2821 or email [email protected].

Uniquely You Exhibition

Science Centre’s newest permanent exhibition, ‘Uniquely You’, explores the unique composition of an individual in relation to genetic heritage, environment and lifestyle influences. Highlights include a virtual autopsy – ‘Inside You’, the concept of 4P medicine, an ‘inside the womb’ experience and ‘Body Mirror’ – an interactive look inside of yourself.

Date: Daily
Venue: Hall A, Science Centre Singapore
Opening hours: 10am – 6pm
Price: Science Centre admission rates apply
URL: www.science.edu.sg

‘Scientist for a Day’ Exhibition

An interactive exhibition which accentuates the processes known as The Scientific Method. Gain an understanding of the “scientific enterprise”, requirements of scientific work and scientific thinking. Tinkle at the hands-on stations and learn how great scientists think, how scientific discoveries are made and experience the scientific process yourself just as if you were a scientist!

Date: Daily
Venue: Hall A, Science Centre Singapore
Time: 10am – 6pm
Price: Science Centre admission rates apply
URL: www.science.edu.sg

 

Climate Change Exhibition

Climate change is not something new – the earth has warmed and cooled for millions of years. Learn about the consequences of global warming and the effect it has on climate change. The exhibition is divided into five zones namely Sub Zero, Climate Flux, Climate Impacts, Climate Ark and ClimEX where you can even calculate your carbon footprint and pen down what you think can mitigate this phenomenon.

When: Daily
Venue: Hall B, Science Centre Singapore
Time: 10am – 6pm
Price: Science Centre admission rates apply
URL: www.science.edu.sg

 

 

‘Invent! It’s in You!’ Exhibition

Celebrate ideas and the inventive spirit at the Invent! Exhibition. Come and explore why we are driven to invent, and how we can make use of our innate characteristics like curiosity, perseverance, and the ability to make connections to help us invent. Open-ended and hands-on exhibits encourage creativity and problem solving. The exhibition has four themes: Inventions Everywhere!, Tinker!, Inventors Spotlight!, and Reflect!

When: Daily
Venue: Level 2, Science Centre Singapore
Time: 10am – 6pm
Price: Science Centre admission rates apply
URL: www.science.edu.sg

 

 

Highlight Shows and Demonstrations


Starlab Planetarium Shows

Explore the constellations and planets of the night sky.

When: 5 – 9 December and 12 – 16 December
Venue: Hall B, Science Centre Singapore
Time: 1.45pm, 2.30pm, 3.20pm, 4.30pm and 5.15pm
Duration: 25 mins
Price: S$5 per show, Science Centre admission rates apply as well
(Note: On-site registration begins at 1:15pm on show days)

Stargazing Night

Come on down with friends and family to the Observatory for a night of stargazing! Come discover the planets that cross our sky and spot the many stars and other heavenly bodies in our universe!

When: Fridays (weather permitting)
Venue: The Observatory, Omni-Theatre building
Time: 7.50pm – 10pm
Price: Free
URL: www.science.edu.sg

Santa’s Toy Factory

It’s Christmas Season again! Santa is busy making toys in his factory with the help of his loyal Elves! They have a deadline to meet. Can they make it? Come catch this entertaining show and witness the ever-creative Elves make a variety of science toys right before your eyes! It’s magical!

When: 19 – 25 December
Venue: Maxwell Auditorium, Science Centre Singapore
Time: 1pm and 4pm
Duration:Price: 30 minsScience Centre admission rates apply

Insectmania!

Ever wondered what it would be like to hold a giant hissing cockroach in your hand? Here is your chance to find out, if you dare! From insects that swim to insects that fly, come join us and interact with other six-legged friends while learning about their life cycle and their contribution to our needs.

When: Sundays and Public Holidays
Venue: Mendel Auditorium, Science Centre Singapore
Time: 2pm
Duration:Price: 20 minsScience Centre admission rates apply
URL: www.science.edu.sg

Tesla Coil Demonstration

Be amazed by the Tesla Coil demonstration, a highly dramatic and electrifying live demonstration of high voltage electricity.  See this 3.5 million volt coil in action, generating electrical arcs of up to three metres.

When: Daily
Venue: The Atrium, Science Centre Singapore
Time: 12pm & 5pm
Duration:Price: 10 minsScience Centre admission rates apply
URL: www.science.edu.sg

Fire Tornado Demonstration

Come face to face with one of the most terrifying and spectacular phenomenon in nature. Science Centre recreates this fiery display of a 6m tall spiralling fire tornado in a specially built enclosure!

When: Daily
Venue: Annexe Courtyard, Science Centre Singapore
Time: 3pm
Duration:Price: 20 minsScience Centre admission rates apply
URL: www.science.edu.sg

Sound Show

Using a variety of props and musical instruments this show explores the basic nature of sound with lively demonstrations about how different sounds are created and how sound energy can be transmitted through different materials, including fire.

When: Daily
Venue: Sound Box, Hall C, Science Centre Singapore
Time: 11am
Duration:Price: 20 minsScience Centre admission rates apply
URL: www.science.edu.sg

Science Show

Come and be thrilled by a variety of entertaining science demonstrations and discover amazing facts about science that can impress your friends.

When: Daily
Venue: Maxwell Auditorium, Science Centre Singapore
Time:Duration: 4pm20 mins
Price: Science Centre admission rates apply
URL: www.science.edu.sg

Climate Change Show

Join Sheepy and friends in the Object Theatre as they explore how our lifestyles can impact our planet. The show outlines the serious and contemporary challenge of climate change in a fun and humorous way. It will be simultaneously educational, yet entertaining for all ages!

When: Daily
Venue: The Object Theatre, Hall B, Science Centre Singapore
Time: 12, 1, 2.30 & 3.30pm
Duration:Price: 20 minsScience Centre admission rates apply
URL: www.science.edu.sg

 

Take to the Skies Show

Take to the Skies tells the story of mankind’s quest to fly. Join us in this special presentation as we celebrate the pioneers who dared to dream, and discover the traits that made them successful in their efforts to take mankind to the skies.

When: Daily
Venue: Starlite Theatre, Science Centre Singapore
Time: 11am, 12, 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5pm
Duration:Price: 15 minsScience Centre admission rates apply
URL: www.science.edu.sg

 

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Written by

Felicia Chin