Growing Scientific Minds

loading

Tech Dome Penang provides people from all walks of life a platform for discovering the wonders of science and technology.

Tech Dome Penang is listed on the top five science museums in Malaysia, along with the Petrosains Science Discovery Centre, Agro Technology Park, Aquamarine and Marine Museum, and the National Science Centre.1 It is an initiative conceived by the Penang state government, in response to the advent of Industry 4.0.

Science discovery centres are critical community assets, are proven tools for boosting efficacy and competency in science subjects, and are applicable within the ambience of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education. Thus, to raise a community’s self-efficacy in STEM subjects and to imbue students with affection for science and all its related disciplines, more is needed than just textbooks and classrooms.


To read the rest of the article and to access our e-Archive, subscribe to us for RM150 a year.



Related Articles

FEATURE
Feb 2010

Think globally, act locally A blueprint for Penang's transformation

Lim Guan Eng lays out a blueprint for Penang's transformation.

FEATURE
Apr 2011

Eco-towns – The Asian Experience

At the Seventh Asia-Pacific Eco-Business Forum, the future of Asian Eco-towns comes into focus.

FEATURE
Dec 2013

Penang's secret hash society

Hashers take running to a whole different level of fun.