Singapore Science Festival 2020 returns for its 20th edition, marking a new milestone in its festival history with a fully digital experience at www.sciencefest.edu.sg.
Themed Empowered by Science, Singapore Science Festival 2020 invites young scientists to get curious, dream big and harness the power of science to discover the limitless possibilities they can achieve. Highlights include shows and a record breaking attempt.
Singapore Science Festival 2020
From 25 July to 8 August 2020, the virtual science festival will offer over 30 interactive events and activities including its signature Science Buskers Festival.
There will be a fully virtual science exhibition X-periment! and livestreams from partners from across the world such as Science Busker David Price and The Royal Institution of Great Britain.
David Price will be uncovering the extraordinary science behind things in our everyday lives. He will take participants on an immersive and enriching learning journey as he shows us the secret behind the science of water and sound.
Science Events from Home
Other highlights include Story Quizzes, a collection of stories where participants can go on a fun, exciting and thrilling adventure to uncover the mysteries of nature, chemistry and mathematics, Trivia Series to challenge friends and family to a game of trivia, and Inventions that changed the world which will feature specially curated hands-on activities using items found around the house to learn about six inventions that have empowered mankind.
In Science Whaaaat? participants can look forward to an afternoon of science-filled activities, these hands-on experiment videos.
Singapore Science Festival 2020 will also aim to set a first-ever virtual science record for the Singapore Book of Records for the “Most number of people doing a science experiment together on an online platform”.
Organised on 8 August 2020, participants will simultaneously conduct the “Magic Milk” experiment, led by a Science Educator from Science Centre Singapore, via Zoom, to create a visually stunning experiment based on the scientific properties of surface tension using just milk, ink and dish soap!
Singapore Science Festival 2020 is jointly organised by the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and Science Centre Singapore.