Petrosains Maker Week

Celebration is all-year-long! Save the dates and plan your visit to Petrosains to enjoy our MAKER WEEK! Happening from 23 - 28 April 2019 at Petrosains KLCC, Petrosains PlaySmart Johor Bahru, Kuantan and Kota Kinabalu.

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Date / Time Activities
23 - 28 April
9.30am - 5.30pm

Discovery Centre
Mini Shows & Partners' Showcase
23 - 28 April
10.00am - 4.00pm

Beta Room
(7 - 12 years)
Nerdy Derby
Build your own miniature car within 15 minutes using items such as wooden blocks, bolts and nuts, washer, and cloth tape and then race with other participants on the Nerdy Derby lane.
23 - 28 April
11.00am - 3.00pm

Play Lab
(4 - 9 years | 4 pax per family with minimum 1 adult)
Sew and Bloom
Tsumami-kanzashi is a technique to form flower petals from folding and stitching fabric. Learn basic stitching and counting in this creative activity!
23 - 28 April
3.00pm - 5.00pm

Play Lab
(4 - 9 years | 4 pax per family with minimum 1 adult)
Plushie Cat
Learn to make a plushie cat in this engaging workshop! All you need are a sewing machine and upcycled materials to make this cute cuddly toy.
27 - 28 April
5.00pm - 6.00pm

Play Lab
Sew and Bloom
Tsumami-kanzashi is a technique to form flower petals from folding and stitching fabric. Learn basic stitching and counting in this creative activity!
23 April
10.30am - 1.00pm

Maker Studio
(10 years and above)
Hand Glove Signal
Want to make bike riding at night more safe? Join our workshop and make your own blinking bike gloves! Learn to build a complete electrical circuit, test out soldering and illuminate LEDs!
23 April
2.30pm - 4.30pm

Maker Studio
(13 years and above)
Arduino Car: Stopping Safe
The autonomous braking system is installed in many cars to reduce accidents. Let’s learn more about this system by making a car model using Arduino that’s capable to autonomously stop before any obstacle.

Participants are required to pre-register at least 30 minutes before the start of the workshop.
24 April
11.00am - 12.30pm

Maker Studio
(13 - 17 years)
Robo Tracer
How do you programme a robot to follow a line autonomously? Join our workshop and learn more about the mechanics of robot and its coding. Upload your code to a robot then watch it come alive!

Participants are required to pre-register at least 30 minutes before the start of the workshop.
24 April
2.30pm - 4.00pm

Maker Studio
(13 - 17 years)
Robo Sumo
Two robots go head to head and wrestle to push each other out of a ring. Join us and discover what it takes to build a winning sumo robot.

Participants are required to pre-register at least 30 minutes before the start of the workshop.
25 April
11.00am - 12.30pm
Maker Studio
(13 - 17 years)
Robo Sumo
Two robots go head to head and wrestle to push each other out of a ring. Join us and discover what it takes to build a winning sumo robot.

Participants are required to pre-register at least 30 minutes before the start of the workshop.
25 April
2.30pm - 4.00pm

Maker Studio
(13 - 17 years)
Robo Tracer
How do you programme a robot to follow a line autonomously? Join our workshop and learn more about the mechanics of robot and its coding. Upload your code to a robot then watch it come alive!

Participants are required to pre-register at least 30 minutes before the start of the workshop.
27 April
10.00am - 1.00pm
2.00pm - 5.00pm

Maker Studio
3D Printing
Learn to make your own 3D-printed model using basic design software. Print your very own personalized keychain or USB stick holder.
27 April
10.00am - 1.00pm

Educators' Hub
Educators' Brunch
Teachers/Educators learn about analysis and problem solving while discussing the science process skills involved in the “Rubber Band Helicopter” STEM activity.
28 April
10.30am - 1.00pm

Maker Studio
Energized Eats
Instead of buying energy drinks and energy bites, try your hand at making energy drinks that contain electrolytes and Vitamin C, or energy bars using fresh ingredients such as fiber-rich oats and potassium-rich bananas!

Participants are required to pre-register at least 30 minutes before the start of the workshop.
(8 years and above)
28 April
2.00 - 5.30pm

Maker Studio
Toys Dissection
Take apart your old stuffed animals, remote-controlled car, or singing dolls to discover the mechanisms and circuit boards inside your toys. Once you’ve fully dissected your toy, you can use its parts to create a brand new toy.

(10 years and above)

Date / Category Description
27 - 28 April

Pre-school and above
Nerdy Derby Car
Build your own miniature car within 15 minutes using items such as wooden blocks, bolts and nuts, washer, and cloth tape and then race with other participants on the Nerdy Derby lane.
27 - 28 April

Primary and above
Paper Craft & Engineering
Pop-ups Paper Circuit | Paper Automata

Explore mechanical components and electric circuits while enjoying paper-based activities.
27 - 28 April

Pre-school and above
Weaving & Knitting
God’s Eye Mandala | Weaving & Knitting | Loom String Art

Learn about various math concepts with these weaving and knitting activities.
27 - 28 April

Primary and above
Non-programming Code Activity
Picture code (Perler beads) | Bead code bracelet

Use beads to create a picture and make a bracelet using no-code programming.
27 - 28 April

Pre-school and above
Upcycle Craft
Use your creativity and create a variety of crafts using upcycled materials.
27 - 28 April

Pre-school and above
Quilting
Learn to make a quilt without any sewing!
27 - 28 April
9.30am - 12.00pm

Open
Workshop: Wire-controlled Car
Make a toy car using everyday materials and control it using simple electric circuit. At the end of the workshop, participants will enjoy a fun car race competition.
27 - 28 April
12.00pm - 1.00pm

Open
Sharing Session
A resourceful session by invited makers, where participants can gather information about making, its application and available technology. (2 slots)
27 - 28 April
2.00pm - 4.00pm

Open
Workshop: Rainbow Apparatus
Explore the world of light and learn about primary and secondary colours of lights through the rainbow apparatus.

Date: 26 - 27 April | Time: 10.00am - 5.00pm
(Ongoing Workshop)
Activity Description
Wind Turbine

Category: Secondary
Find out how wind turbines can generate electricity!
Paper Circuit

Category: Primary
Make an electrical circuit on a piece of paper.
Air Powered Car

Category: Family
Make your own air powered car by using recycled items and learn the science behind it! 
String Art

Category: Primary
Create illustrations by using thread or yarn strings.
Mini shows

Category: All
1. Arduino Fridge
2. Flying drone
3. Solder badge

Date: 27 - 28 April | Time: 10.00am - 5.00pm
(Ongoing Workshop)
Activity Description
Coral Crochet Keychain

Category: Primary
Learn to crochet by applying the hyperbolic geometry principle.
Vibrobot

Category: Primary
Make your own mini moving crawlers while learning about simple electric circuit.
Solar Powered Car

Category: Secondary / Youth / Adult
Learn how to power a car using solar energy!  
LED Keychain

Category: Secondary / Youth / Adult
Use your soldering skills and make a simple electric circuit keychain.
Bath Bomb

Category: Family
Make a fizzy bath bomb and learn about acids, bases, catalysts and chemical reactions. 
Rising Soda Muffin

Category: Family
Watch your muffins 'rise' while learning about the chemical leavening process.









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