Title: I Am A Young Zoologist
Date: 1982
Designer: In-house design team, Singapore Science Centre
Manufacturer: –
Client: Singapore Science Centre (SSC); Science Teachers Association of Singapore (STAS); Singapore Association for the Advancement of Science (SAAS); Singapore National Academy of Science (SNAS)
Medium: –
Dimensions: 2.2 cm diam.

NOTES

These badges are given out as part of a scheme to stimulate interest in science amongst primary school children. Each student has to complete the activities listed in a relevant card and get them certified by a teacher before they can get the badge. The program began with 6 badges and it expanded to 12 by 1986. Since the 2000s, new badges have been added to reflect new fields of science that Singapore is interested in.

Original badges launched in 1982:

  1. I Am A Young Astronomer
  2. I Am A Young Botanist
  3. I Am A Young Entomologist
  4. I Am A Young Geologist
  5. I Am A Young Meteorologist
  6. I Am A Young Zoologist

Additions by 1986:

  1. I Am A Young Chemist
  2. I Am A Young Ecologist
  3. I Am A Young Environmentalist
  4. I Am A Young Mathematician
  5. I Am A Young Ornithologist
  6. I Am A Young Physicist

Additions in 2000s:

  1. I Am A Young Food Scientist (2003)
  2. I Am A Young Geneticist (2003)
  3. I Am A Young IT Whiz (2003)
  4. I Am A Young Water Ambassador (2003)
  5. I Am A Young Energy Saver (2012)

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