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ELIXiR PLUS

ELIXiR PLUS Programme (STEM Talent Development)


As part of the Centre’s effort to outreach to schools in the East Zone and to cultivate the passion for learning Science, the ELIXiR+ Science Programme is extended to Upper Primary Students from schools in the East Zone.

Introductory Class series

STEM Design Challenge

Eligible for: Upper Primary students

Eligible for Primary 5 students only

Comprises of 4 online modular classes of 1 to 1.5 hour each on ZOOM covering the following theme:

  • Introduction to STEM
  • Sustainability and Emerging Technology
  • A Gentle Introduction to AI
  • Introduction to Design Thinking


At each of each class, every student will be invited to a STEM game challenge and he/she can win exciting prizes

Identified students will form a team of 4 (maximum 2 teams per school). They will be required to solve a challenge together as a team using the given material.

This challenge will take place online for a duration of 5 hours (inclusive of 2 hours of hands-on activity)


At the end of the challenge, each student from the top 3 teams will receive exciting prize.


This STEM Design Challenge will serve as the qualifying criteria to apply for DSA-STEM to Dunman Secondary School in 2022.


Students who are posted to Dunman Secondary School through the DSA-STEM programme will join a STEM related CCA as well as students in this CCA will be part of the ELIXiR+ programme.

The ELIXiR+ program aims to develop and support our Dunmanities from young STEM Innovators to STEM leaders. The table summaries the programme provided to support them.


Lower Secondary

Sec 1

  • Involved in a 6-month project where they take on a solution centric approach to solve a school based problem.
  • Formed a STEM Think-Tank where students interacts with others of the like-minded.


Sec 2

  • Involved in the Tampines Citizen Program (Value-In-Action driven) where students will select a list of task provided by Tampines Council. They will create a propose and design a protocol to address the issue raised.
  • Learning more Advanced technology
  • Serve as a STEM Ambassador with their involvement in the ELIXiRprogramme for Primary School as well as the school open house.

 Upper SecondarySec 3 and 4

  • Learn STEM Elective Module as part of their curriculum
  • Outstanding student will be nominated for the A* Science Award
  • STEM Advocates
  • Singapore Science and Engineer Fair (SSEF)