Celebrating 5-Year Milestone

“Arus simply can be said as one of my most favorite places that I would spend my whole day at, without feeling boring.” Subashini (Maker Academy batch 2015 alumni) enjoy learning how technology is integrated in our daily life. She found herself getting interested in fancy science and eye opening technologies when she was going through […]

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Empowering Girls through Girls in Engineering, Mathematics and Science (GEMS)

Throughout human history, we are always influenced by our friends, our family and the cultures around. Much of those we took to be our inner most desires and expected selves actually comes externally – how social upbringing shapes us. Girls might grow up to be a house wife because that role is seemed to be […]

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Creating Powerful Lessons

If you were given the seating layout of an airplane and had to decide the seating arrangement of passengers who are going onboard, how would you arrange them knowing that a few of them have recently traveled to countries that had just experience a deadly outbreak? What if some of them were showing mild to […]

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STEM + Arts with SP Setia

When we were looking ways to integrate STEM and Arts, theatre comes very naturally to our minds. It involves a lot of making. From making props to background lighting control, we love to see how students learn from making things – the maker education that we advocate for.  With that in mind, we humbly collaborate with Leadspire Academy to host SP Setia […]

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Digi Academy

Last week concludes a 4-month long journey to incorporate our Maker Academy programme with 20 Pusat Internet under the purview of Digi. The new programme is called Digi Academy. The purpose of this programme is to improve meaningful engagement with the community surrounding the Pusat Internet so that the centre is not merely an Internet cafe. […]

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Young Engineers for Society

Saturday wraps up a programme we have been doing in SMJK Jit Sin II since the beginning of 2018. It’s the Young Engineers for Society programme, modelled from the Arduino component of our Maker Academy programme. Arus has been working with this school since its inception two years ago to kickstart their Robotics Club.  Students […]

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Maker Uno

Since our Maker Academy’s inception, we have been using the microcontroller CT UNO. CT UNO is designed based on the Arduino UNO form factor by Cytron Technologies. There are a few reasons to choosing Arduino, or rather CT UNO as our microcontroller platform. It was one of the easiest beginner microcontroller to learn, and we […]

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Phone Buster

Students’ details: Chua Pek Yzin Zakiy Muayyad Bin Zadil Hanief Ng Yee Cheng Age: 13 Made in: 2017 Description or (Achievements) and skills involved Cell phone detector. Cell phone usage at a petrol station can cause major accident to happen. The cell phone detector will detect the usage of a cell phone. Once detected, a small alarm […]

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The Handpumper

Students’ details: Rasheevan Nair Thaddeus Tay Tze Isaac Tan Jay Hanz Age: 13 Made in: 2017 Description or (Achievements) and skills involved At the petrol station, after you have paid at the counter or insert card for payment, you will be ask to put both your hands on an aluminium pad. Once you place both hands on […]

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(One)der

Students’ details: Hoi Cheng Yang Chong Mae Gern Darveen Roshen S/O Ravindran Age: 13 Made in: 2017 Description or (Achievements) and skills involved Extra petrol tank in the car. When the main tank of your car is low on fuel, you can press a button to allow the petrol from the emergency tank to flow to the […]

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