Cost: Free (Admission to Science Centre applies to non-members)
Participants who complete 3 programming activities will receive either a google cardboard or a Spinnerooni kit. Register
Plugged Activities: Learn the basics of coding with Scratch, Light Bot, Blockly and more
Unplugged Activities: You donot need computers or internet to learn about computational thinking. Just paper and pencil will do to get started. Suitable for all ages
Design something using Inkscape for this beautiful robot that paints your design for you. Younger children can use the Robot Paint interface. And yes, you can take back your painting. More about the watercolorbot at http://watercolorbot.com/
Electronics Teardown: What lives inside a computer? What about the little peripherals that come with a computer? Armed with a screwdriver and a pair of pliers, find out more about how computers and electronics work.
Introduction to 3D design and printing: Get a quick introduction on 3D Design using tinkercad and other tools and then have a go at printing your design at the mobile fablab.
Special session: with Marcus from Hatched3D on 10th December 2.30pm to 4.30pm
Special Session: with Henry Wong (Founder of Cadaq) on 8th an 9th December, 10am to 12nn
Wearable Electronics: Imagine wearing clothes that can light up in the dark, or display twitter messages? In this fun demo, play with the Adafruit flora, one of the arduino based wearable platform which can even be sewn onto your clothes.
How to build a computer and code with it. Kanos are computing kits that kids can build an code themselves. Get your hands dirty with this Raspberry Pi based kit and start coding. Suitable for kids as young as six
The SUTD mobile fablab is a collaboration between Singapore University of Technology and Design, DSO National Laboratories and Science Centre Singapore, and aims to raise awareness of fablabs. Drop in, say hello to the fab officer and learn a bit about laser cutting and 3D printing and how anyone can prototype using the right tools
Kodu can be used to teach creativity, problem solving, storytelling, as well as programming. Anyone can use Kodu to make a game, young children as well as adults. This workshop is facilitated by Volunteers from Microsoft Singapore
Touch develop: Create apps everywhere — on all your devices! Keyboard optional. This workshop is facilitated by volunteers from Microsoft Singapore
A Galactic Geek out like no other. Use Little Bits to create a Geeky costume, lightsaber or your own star wars film. http://littlebits.cc/bit-wars
Maker showcase: Drop in and have a chat with our Makers, check out some geeky projects
7th Dec PM: Musical floppy drives with En Dian
8th Dec PM: Circuit tiles with Yee Chern and JS Dares with Melvin
10th Dec PM: JS Dares with Melvin
12th Dec AM: Project showcase by Paul Amazona, Mantej Singh