KMP in 2014

Electronic System Design

Objectives:
  1. To enhance students' interest in science and engineering
  2. To introduce to students electronic system design
  3. To enhance students' creativity in design
  4. To enhance the involvement of community (professionals and university students) in the training of students in schools

Background Info:

The programme will be based on hands-on learning approach in which school students are engaged in design projects under the guidance and mentorships of professional and university student volunteers. It is hoped that school students through their involvement in such design projects will learn more about science and engineering through hands-on process.

Mentors will go to schools on average once a week over a period of 6 months to mentor the students on their projects.

Photos for this programme can be accessed here.

Fun Activities with Dyes From Natural Resources

Objectives:

  1. To learn the physical and chemical properties of dyes
  2. To select suitable dye materials for food and fabric

Mode of delivery:

Learning by experimenting on various materials and ultimately to come out with selected materials for a small project

Small groups:

Each group consists of four secondary school student members (Forms 1-3) and mentored by four UTAR staff and four undergraduates.

Duration of activities:

Three months and each session (per week) 1.5 to 2 hours.

Photos for this programme can be accessed here.