Shell Singapore Youth Science Festival (SSYSF)

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Shell Singapore Youth Science Festival (SSYSF)

In celebration of the International Year of Astronomy (IYA) 2009, SSYSF will be introducing many interesting and mind-stimulating activities focusing on Space and Astronomy. Two of the activities are as follows:

Science Explorama

Science Explorama is one of the key activities of SSYSF, drawing thousands of primary and secondary students to the Science Centre every year. Students will get to explore space science this year with activities that will bring about of enjoyment and edutainment to our students whilst stimulating their young minds. The activities that have been lined up are:

1. Garden of Inspiration: Ecogarden Trail with hands-on activity stations
2. Science Gallery Hunt: Activities to help students fulfill tasks on the "I am a Young Astronomer" activity card
3. Space Science Show: Destination Pluto
4. Science FilmFest: Sea Monsters & Post movie lecture; Space Station (Students will be given a $1 subsidy for each movie.)

The Science Explorama runs from 20 May - 22 May, and 25 May - 29 May 09, at the Science Centre.

Please click here for timing and availability.
Please click here for the booking form.

For more information, please contact:
Mrs Ong Me Lan (
Ms Pearly Ng (

Public Seminar

The public seminar aims to provide the public with a unique opportunity to hear from and be excited by a scientist passionate about astronomy. It seeks to provide the public with insights into the developments and possibilities of science in the new frontier.

This public talk is held on 23 May 09 at the Maxwell Auditorium, Science Centre.

Students' Seminar

The Students' seminar aims to provide students with a unique opportunity to be inspired by scientists passionate about their fields of endeavour. This year students will have the pleasure of attending a seminar given by a scientist with a passion for astronomy. This seminar hopes to ignite their passion and fuel their imagination to explore new frontiers in space.

This students' seminar is held on 25 May morning at the Science Centre Annexe Hall 1.

Teachers' Seminar

A regular feature of SSYSF, the Teachers' Seminar aims to connect teachers with a scientist passionate about astronomy. The hope is to inspire teachers by providing them with insights into the work of scientists and the possibilities of science in emerging fields

This teachers' seminar is held on 25 May afternoon at the Science Centre Annexe Hall 1.

For more information about the 3 above-mentioned seminars, please contact:
Mr John Ow (
Ms Sharlene Anthony (

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