Thank You, Volunteers! Penang Science Cluster is very grateful and privileged to have volunteers who stepped up, chipped in and helped in every way possible! Here’s one who helped us build 60 robots that will be used for teaching and learning of programming using Lego Robotics EV3 in 2021! Thank you!
Project Lit Up We distributed over 200 tablets containing an educational app to children aged 4 to 6 years old from high need communities across Penang. The app will allow children to learn both English and Mathematics independently from the comfort of their homes. We are so happy to see enthusiastic young learners, and to […]
Tinker Box 2020 Tinker Box is now ready to roll! A big thank you to all our Junior Beta-Testers for your hard work! These Tinker Boxes, packed with hands-on STEM activities that children can do at home, will reach our partners in the next few weeks to benefit communities-in-need during the school holidays!
E-Learning Computer Initiative On behalf of the Penang State Government, under the E-Learning Computer Initiative, we would like to thank Federation of Malaysian Manufacturers – FMM Penang Branch and OCBC Bank for 100 new laptops that will to be loaned out for free to students in Penang schools. We will be prioritising Form 5 students […]
Hour of Code 2020 It’s a wrap! As one of the hosts for Hour of Code 2020, Penang Science Cluster conducted 1 Python and 5 Scratch online classes. This year, we had over 120 participants from 5 different states. Congratulations to all who coded during Hour of Code 2020!
Support For Students In Need From Tenom (Sabah) With schools closed, SPM students from Tenom, a rural district in Sabah, are struggling to keep up with their studies and to prepare for their exam. Working with Chumbaka and with the support from DHL Express Malaysia, we will be sending over 30 laptops and 25 smartphones […]
Uplands School & Soroptimist Penang Support For Digital Learning We are grateful to Uplands School and Soroptimist Penang for the generous donation of over 70 sets of desktops and monitors! Our team will work on the next steps of repurposing and redistributing these devices to local schools and students in need for learning during these […]
Lab-on-Wheels Teacher Training: Chemistry of Esters 10 teachers had the opportunity to do esterification as part of our teacher training for Lab-on-Wheels: Chemistry of Esters by Agilent. Teachers also got the chance to see how Agilent’s FTIR machine works in identifying and characterizing unknown materials. Thank you to all the teachers that joined us! These […]
Launching Ceremony: Chemistry of Esters by Agilent We launched the Chemistry of Esters program on 15th Oct 2020, with 10 teachers in Kolej Tingkatan Enam Desa Murni, Butterworth. Chemistry of Esters program is part of our rebranded initiative, Lab-on-Wheels, where we would like to bring interesting and exciting STEM hands-on activities to students in Penang! […]
The Makings of Makerlab We are grateful to have the support of Penang State Government and Jabatan Pendidikan Negeri Pulau Pinang (JPNPP) to set up Makerlab in primary and secondary schools all over Penang to facilitate digital learning! Since September 2020, our team have coordinated Makerlab set ups in more than 30 schools. More schools […]