Penang International Science Fair 2013

Date & Time:
13 April, 2013 (11 am – 8 pm)
14 April, 2013 (9 am – 6 pm)

Venue:
Straits Quay Court & Convention Center, Penang

PISF 2013 aka Penang International Science Fair 2013, an important educational event that allowed curious students and parents to discover and witness how various electronics and appliances manufactured by the electronics companies in Penang worked and the science and technology behind them had attracted over 30,000 visitors in just 2 days.

Organized by The Penang Science Council, Penang International Science Fair 2013 was filled with fun activities, games and shows for discovery of science showcased by various exhibitors including Exabytes.

The event kick started at 11.00 am on 13 April. Soon school students in their uniform arrived in batches; many had come on educational trips organized by the school. In less than 2 hours, the Straits Quay Convention Centre on level 6 was already packed by parents, students, teachers, exhibitors and even small kids.

 

Event Highlights:

• A total of 11 hands-on science activities were available
• Trained volunteers (typically engineers from industry) were available to coach the young participants
• Multi-million worth of equipment were on display
• Free face painting, magic shows and helium balloons
• Telescopes for star gazing and Astronomy Dome

To further boost up the excitement, Exabytes had prepared games and various prizes such as 2 sets of Lego Technic as well as RM150 + RM100 + RM 50 EasyVoucher Credits to be won by our booth visitors and customers.

 

Check out the games prepared by Exabytes:

1) Bubble Talk Contest

 

2) Slotting in the Hard Disk

 

3) Plugging in the Network Cable

Also take a look at the fun pictures taken by our participants of Bubble Talk Contest HERE. To win, each participant must first take a picture holding huge bubble talk cards before tagging themselves when they see their friends’ pictures in our album in order to get more exposure and generate more “LIKE” on Facebook! Top 3 pictures with the highest “Like” counts would win EasyVoucher credits to purchase deals at Easy.my Daily Deals Site at http://easyvoucher.my

As for Slotting in the Hard Disk game, participants were required to slot in a hard disk into the PC and lock it with the lock snap. The participant who completed the feat in the shortest time would win in this contest. The same applied to Plugging in the Network Cable game. Participants must plug in the given network cables according colors (orange, grey and yellow). The fastest person to finish the feat would become the winner.

Throughout the 2 days, our exciting games had attracted the attention of many parents and students who crowded Exabytes booth to try their luck. All 8 Exabees on standby were glad to have a great time with our participants indulging in these fun and self-discovery games. Before they left, each was given an Easy.my goodie bag.

Below are the pictures of our happy winners!

Finally PISF 2013 came to a perfect close at 6.00 pm on 14 April, leaving us the good memories to cherish. Many thanks to The Penang Science Council for their hard work in organizing this meaningful and highly educational event.

To you all our booth visitors out there, we also wish to say a big thank you for spending your time with us. Don’t forget to keep in touch!