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KLESF 2018 (2-4 Nov 2018)

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Date:       2-4 November 2018 (Friday - Sunday)
Time :       9.00am - 6.00pm
Venue:       MINES International Exhibition and Convention Centre (MIECC)
MINES Resort City, Seri Kembangan, Selangor.

Introduction

The Kuala Lumpur Engineering Science Fair (KLESF) is an initiative with various programmes and activities that aims to promote interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) among primary and secondary school students. The KLESF partners comprise of the ASEAN Academy of Engineering and Technology (AAET), Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman (UTAR), Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology (MIGHT), and The Institution of Engineers Malaysia (IEM).

The objectives of KLESF are:
  • To enhance school students’ interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
  • To enhance the awareness of the public on the roles and importance of STEM in socio-economic wellbeing and sustainable development.
  • To enhance the awareness and participation of business and industry in promoting learning and career development in areas related to STEM among school students and community.
  • To provide networking for schools, educators, industries, public and private sector to share information and experiences on projects, extra-curriculum and good practices in science and mathematics education in schools.
Furthermore, the KLESF is supported by the Ministry of Education (MOE) Malaysia, Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI), Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission, Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM), Associated Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry Malaysia (ACCCIM) and Malaysian Institute of Physics (IFM).
 
Components

1. STEM Hands-on Experiments
Various science demos and experiments in chemistry, biology, physic, mathematic, IT etc would be conducted.

2. Hands-on Workshops
Session-based workshops in chemistry, biology, physic, mathematic, IT etc would be conducted.

3. KLESF International Challenge 2018, Rero Annual Championship 2018 (rac'18), 3rd International Junior Chem-E Car Competition 2018, National Science & Engineering Innovation Challenge 2018 (PISTEK 2018)
The competitions organized by various organisations would be held.

4. Industry STEM Exhibition
This component would focus on how STEM plays its role in various businesses and industries. Exhibits and activities should be scaled down to educate school children and the public on how STEM played its role in their output (products).

5. MCMC Pavilion & MyMaker Exhibition
Various exhibitions on telecommunication infrastructure, system & equipment, robotics, drone etc would be held by MCMC, telecommunication companies, makers etc.

6. NGO, Government & Universities, STEM Exhibition
Universities, research institutions, government agencies as well as special interest groups would take part in this component.

7. Science of Magic
People use science to make many things possible including magic. The magicians would perform magic and illustrate how scientific principles are applied to enable many magic tricks.

8. Mathematics & Mental Literacy
The exhibitors would share on the importance of logic thinking and connecting Maths with imagination. The participants will have the opportunity to learn mental calculation in a fun and innovative way, including the genius way of calculation and recognizing the number patterns in our daily calculations.
Click here to visit MMLM website for more info on 14th Malaysia Festival of the Mind.

9. International Participation
Participation of schools from overseas in KLESF International Challenge contest in-conjunction with the KLESF: The Fair 2018 would be a good platform to introduce KLESF internationally.
 
More Info Please Visit: 
https://www.klesf.net/

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