A truly modern metropolis, the city-state of Singapore is a 21st century leading destination that provides an enriching environment for science, technology and sustainability learning. This tour includes workshops and hands-on learning experiences to compliment the school science curriculum.
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Take an international flight from Australia to Singapore. Upon arrival in Singapore, your English-speaking guide will be there to welcome and assist you with the transfer and check-in at the hotel.
This morning is our first visit to the Singapore Mobility Gallery, which features seven exhibition zones that showcase various facets of Singapore’s dynamic and comprehensive land transport system. The Gallery gives a behind-the-scenes look at how the Land Transport Authority plans, designs and builds Singapore’s transport system while balancing efficiency, liveability and inclusivity as it leverages technology for smarter urban mobility. We then proceed to the Singapore City Gallery situated at the Urban Redevelopment Authority. The gallery is specially designed for self-discovery and learning of Singapore’s planning journey through its many interactive exhibits. With 10 thematic areas and more than 50 audio visual and interactive exhibits. Student’s will enjoy an in-house guided tour along with viewing architectural models and enjoy various interactive and experiential exhibits throughout the gallery. Next, we proceed to the Marina Barrage for a guided tour. Built across the mouth of the marina channel, the Marina Barrage creates Singapore’s 15th reservoir and the ﬁrst in the heart of the city. With a catchment area of 10,000 hectares, the Marina catchment is the island’s largest and most urbanised catchment.
This morning we visit the Urban Farming Community Edible Garden City, which champions the sustainable living movement and encourages everyone else to do so. The variety of growing methods in the 8000 sqm facility demonstrates the viability of productive farms in offices, malls, and community centres, making safe, fresh, nutritious produce accessible to all in near future. Students will participate in a guided tour around Citizen Farm, which features the unique farming stations along with a talk that will dive into solutions for food security, food waste and social issues like ageing population, inequality environmental impact through agriculture. We then proceed to the Singapore Science Centre. The Science Centre offers a wide range of science enrichment programmes. Be it a workshop in one of the specialised teaching labs or an engaging problem-based exploration of an exhibition gallery, the programs aim to support students with hands-on and inspiring learning experiences. Their many interactive exhibits, housed in 14 galleries, cover a wide range of topics related to science, technology and mathematics. Students will also participate in a workshop.
Optional evening tour- Night Safari Zoo
This morning we proceed to Hiverlab, which is a pioneering infocomm media technology innovation and content production company, focusing on content and system development with immersive technology and media VR content. Students will enjoy a workshop program of immersive technology and VR media content. Next, we will visit the FusionWorld Experience. At FusionWorld, students will embark on a journey to learn about our latest science and engineering technologies and research highlights through a guided tour. Venture through the five thematic zones, where students will explore and discover how cutting edge technologies can enhance our everyday lives and beyond. Students will experience multidisciplinary technologies and interact with prototypes from the fields of material science, info-communications, high-performance computing, data storage, manufacturing and chemical sciences.
Optional evening Tour- Chinatown Markets
Today we commence our ﬁrst tour at NEWater. The NEWater Visitor Centre is set up by PUB, Singapore’s national water agency. The centre showcases NEWater, high-grade reclaimed water that has found its place as a Singapore success story and the pillar of Singapore’s water sustainability. NEWater is produced from treated used water that is further purified using advanced membrane technologies and ultraviolet disinfection to make clean, safe drinking water. An educational tour in the NEWater Visitor Centre takes students through a guided tour of multimedia presentations, hands-on interactive games, and informative exhibits that explore the Singapore water story. Students can expect a comprehensive understanding of water-related topics and detailed information about NEWater, its production, and its uses — while appreciating the concept of water sustainability in Singapore. Next, we visit the Singapore Art Science Museum and discover creativity at its best through art, science, design, media, architecture and technology. Our final visit is to the Marina Bay Sands and the Skypark Observation Deck soaring 57 levels above the city.
Today is free day.
Optional visit of Sentosa Island for fun filled activities and tours.
Check-out of the hotel and transfer to Changi International Airport. At Changi International airport prior to your flight, visit the Changi Experience Studio. A state of the art digital experience. With a collection of over 20 different touchpoints and ten zones spread over 3,000sqm, the Changi Experience Studio utilises technology to present a diverse mix of unique experiences under one roof, including interactive games, projection storytelling, immersive shows and gallery exhibits.
International flight from Singapore back home.