Celebrate the 70th Anniversary of DNA Day at the Science Centre Singapore



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Join the Science Centre Singapore in April to unravel the secrets of life through a series of exciting DNA-themed activities.

Venue: Various Galleries at the Science Centre Singapore
Dates: 4 - 30 April 2023
Fees: Free, fees apply to enter Science Centre Singapore

April marks a significant month of DNA celebrations, including DNA Day (25 April), the 70th anniversary of the discovery of DNA's double helix, as well as the 20th anniversary of Science Centre Singapore's DNA Lab!

From 4 to 30 April, join the Science Centre Singapore to unravel the secrets of life through a series of exciting activities such as DNA extraction, Traits Tree community project and the Young Geneticist trail.

Furthermore, for two special weekends, the DNA Lab opens its doors to the public to check out lab equipment and activities, along with a workshop and public talk.

DNA Extraction

Venue: Hall A: Scientist for a Day

Conduct your very own DNA extraction activity and find out if you can see DNA with our naked eye! Specially on weekends, you will also get a chance to interact with scientists in this field!

Decode the DNA

Venue: Entrance Hall/Hall F: Demo corner and Hall A: Scientist for a Day

Try out this simple activity to learn how to decode DNA sequences. Find the answer hidden inside the codes to get a chance to redeem a mini souvenir, while stocks last.

Young Geneticist Trail

Venue: Through Hall F: DNA corridor

Complete our newly-launched Young Geneticist trail at $5 each! Sign up at www.gevme.com/scsonlinetickets and collect your trail booklet at the entrance of Science Centre. Complete the trial and collect your badges at Science Centre during the DNA Lab Open House weekends.

DNA Lab Open House

Venue: DNA Lab
Dates: 7 - 9 and 15 - 16 Apr 2023

Specially for DNA month, the DNA Lab opens its doors over 2 weekends for the public to check out lab equipment and activities, along with an exclusive themed workshop.

  • Find out how scientists make bacteria glow and its significance.
  • Marvel at the tiny unimaginable wonders under the microscope lens.
  • Challenge yourself and find out if you are stronger than the centrifuge!
  • Create a DNA souvenir using digital fabricator tools. Redeem a souvenir after completing the required activities, while stocks last.

Join the Special Workshop: PETernity Test to solve the case of kitten paternity and experience laboratory techniques used by researchers around the world! For participants age 10 and above ($5/pax, pre-registration required at www.gevme.com/dna-month).

Find out more about the events happening at DNA Month. 



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This article is prepared by

Jiarong Yu
Daddy to 2 adorable little ones. Misses them the moment they are not around, regrets missing them the moment they are around.

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