OUTREACH AND EDUCATION
BRINGING NATURE INTO THE CLASSROOM
An open classroom for Environmental Science Education
- Field-based curriculum provides a broader perspective and balanced approach for subjects in environment science
- Students benefit from hands-on approach in science-based subjects
- Out-of-classroom approaches stimulate student interest in what are often perceived as dry academic subjects in hardcore science and engineering disciplines
- Field-based project work encourages creativity and nurtures soft-skills in problem-solving, crisis management and team work
The island is ideally situated for biodiversity and Marine Science teaching and research, being within easy reach of a variety of marine habitats, including rocky, sandy and muddy shores, and coral reefs at low tide.
The different biotopes on the island offer interesting starting points for discussion on a wide variety of environment topics. Beyond the study of the biodiversity of animal and plants, as well as marine ecology, St John’s Island also has unique geological features and interesting history from which classroom study can be crafted.
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Marine Park Outreach and Education Centre
The Singapore Land Authority (SLA) has closed part of St John’s Island from now till the end of the year arising from the asbestos found in the campsite area. As investigations and works to remove the asbestos are ongoing, the St John’s Island trail and the Marine Park Outreach and Education Centre and St John’s Island Trail will be closed until further notice.
We seek your understanding for the inconvenience caused.