X-periment! 2018: Science Fair At The one-north Festival 2018

X-periment! 2018: Science Fair At The one-north Festival 2018
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Watch as an Autonomous Guided Vehicle (also known as a robot to you and me) makes its way over to a table and unloads a set of bolts. Or try putting on a set of VR goggles and experience what it is like to carry out a medical procedure.

These are some of the activities found at the booths at the X-periment! 2018, the science fair which is now on at Fusionopolis One till Saturday, 8 September.

X-periment! 2018 at Fusionopolis One, Part of Singapore Science Festival 2018

X-periment! 2018Organised as part of the Singapore Science Festival 2018, the two-day event which takes place from 7 to 8 September 2018 brings together various research institutions (many from the A*STAR family) and industry partners to showcase developments in tech and science.

SideFX Risk-free VR Medical Training
SideFX’s Risk-free VR Medical Training booth

Other booths at X-periment! 2018 showcase the work of organisations such as the Singapore Bioimaging Consortium, SIMTech, Doctor Anywhere and Republic Polytechnic.

Bullet Time Photography booth by Science Centre Singapore
Bullet Time Photography booth by Science Centre Singapore

Younger visitors may be interested to try out a Bullet Time Photography booth by Science Centre Singapore.

Kids can crawl through an inflatable “digestive system”
Kids can crawl through an inflatable “digestive system”

On Level 5 of Fusionopolis One, kids can climb through a small, inflatable “digestive system” to find out about what happens to food when it enters the human body. Other activities include a Painting with Light and an NEA booth where kids can take on a Larvae Picking Challenge.

The Energy Live! Science show by the Royal Institution UK will also be held from 4.15 pm to 5 pm 10 am, 1 pm and 5.15 pm on Saturday, 8 September. This science education show will feature flaming butane bubbles, exploding tin cans and other experiments that demonstrate the movement of energy from one store to another.

one-north Festival 2018

X-periment! is also held in conjunction with the one-north Festival 2018, an annual celebration of research and innovation organised by A*STAR and JTC and supported by Science Centre Singapore. Other programmes being held as part of the one-north Festival 2018 include open house tours, talks and a Soapbox RACE.

Find out more about X-periment! 2018 and one-north Festival 2018.

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