Programmes for 2011

BUGS INVENTION WORKSHOP

Syahidah and Zuhairah will be on air at 3.00pm BFM to speak about the invention workshop and NAGCM, Friday 29 July 2011.

Award-winning professional inventor, Mr Bugs Tan, is back by popular demand, to conduct a Saturday morning workshop especially for NAGCM members and friends! Check out the latest on Bugs Tan and his inventions! Bugs Tan loves children and he is normally addressed as Uncle Bugs.

Workshop Date: 30 July 2011, Saturday
Time: 8.30am to 12.00pm
Venue: Pusat Sains Negara, Persiaran Bukit Kiara, KL

Recommended Ages of participants: 7-12 years
Fees: Rm 10.00 per child for NAGCM members, Rm 25.00 per child for non-NAGCM members

Please bring along your own snacks and refreshments.

Email Ms Syahidah at the.cawleys@gmail.com or sms your queries to the following number 014 7366799/ 017 8708712


COMMITTEE MEETING

Please be informed that the first NAGCM new EXCO meeting 2011 will be held on Saturday, 25 June 2011 at The Skills Mill, Subang Jaya at 4 pm. Please confirm attendance.


Summer Sky Stargazing Trip

Dates: Saturday, 23/07/2011 to Sunday 24/07/2011
Venue: Hawa Resort, Janda Baik, near Genting, 45 minutes drive from Kuala Lumpur.
Cost: 165RM per Adult and 90 RM per child (2 to 12 years old).

HURRY! PLACES ARE LIMITED!! THE CLOSING DATE IS 10TH JUNE, 2011
Package includes 6 meals, 1 night accommodation, 1-hour astronomy briefing, 1 star chart for adult, guided jungle trekking and nightsky watch with telescopes. Sleeping arrangements are relatively flexible. If there are two adults with one child, an additional mattress can be provided. Up to three adults can sleep in one room (2 single beds or 1 queen bed). Alternatively , there are dormitories for up to 8 children at a time. Reservations have been made for 30 adults and 20 children.

Please contact Ms. Sufen at +603-8071-6377 Cellphone:+6012-299 1378 or email sufen@stargazeronlinestore.com to reserve your places.


SCIENCE WORKSHOP WITH GRAHAM HANSON

Have you ever seen a metal which “burns” in water? Or watched iron catch fire? Now you can at Graham’s Science Workshop. Experienced chemistry aficionado, Graham Hanson, will guide you through some real science whilst having great fun. An opportunity not to be missed in a world class institution’s laboratory! (Pyrotechnics, Chromatography and Universal Indicators sessions adapted from the Chemistry for the Gifted and Talented by Tim Joliff).

Date: 2 April 2011
Time: 9am – 12.30pm (Registration 9am-9.30am)
Venue: Kolej Yayasan UEM (KYUEM), Lembah Beringin. The college is about 40 minutes drive from KL on the N-S
highway (map). Car pooling is encouraged!

Facilitator: Mr Graham Hanson, assisted by KYUEM teaching staff
Maximum No of Participants: 24 .
Age Group: Flexible age range, preferably an age limit of 14 years. Must be able to handle lab equipment and chemicals relatively independently & be able to appreciate lower secondary level chemistry.
Max no of Adult Observers (parents; educators): 10-12 (at a squeeze!)

Fee: RM10 ! (Subsidised by KYUEM and facilitator) Please bring your own snacks and refreshments.

To register please sms or email your child’s name to Ms Sheila at hp: 017 360 5719, sheila.philip@actuarialpartners.com. Fee is payable to “National Association for Gifted Children Malaysia” @ MBB a/c 514682104514. Registration is confirmed upon receipt of bank-in slip via fax 03 2161 3595 or email.

Registration of adult observers will be on a first-come-first-serve basis at the registration counter. The Principal of KYUEM, Neil Sutherland, has also kindly invited us to tour the college campus and see what it has to offer.


2011 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Date: 16 April 2011, Saturday
Time: 2pm to 5pm
Venue: Dewan Bestari @ Faculty of Education , Universiti Malaya, Kuala Lumpur

“Reaching Out – Supporting Your Teens in a Crisis and After”
by En Adnan Omar
Head of Counselling & Psychological Services
Students Experience Department of Taylor’s University

Bring a friend along for the talk, sign up with NAGCM

There will be a workshop on 17 April 2011, Sunday. Details will be posted here once received.


EXPLORING PLAY WITH PARENTS AND CHILDREN
A ½ DAY HANDS ON WORKSHOP

This workshop will explore children’s play behaviour from infants to preschoolers. Parents will get to share their own playexperience with the group and develop positive play guidance skills with their children. During the workshop besides focusing on the parent-child interaction in both verbal and non-verbal behaviours, the Facilitator will also provide and insight on children’s development and play behaviours.

Date: 6 March 2011, Sunday
(OUR APOLOGIES! THIS PROGRAMME IS POSTPONED TO A LATER DATE DUE TO LACK OF PARTICIPANTS)
Time: 9.00am –1.00pm
Venue: First Light Resource, Unit 25A-2, Setia Avenue 2,
No. 2 Jalan Setia Prima S U13/S, Section U13, Setia Alam,
40170 Shah Alam

Fee: RM50.00 (NASOM & NAGCM members) RM80.00 (non members)
The fee is FOC for the attendance of 1st Child. A rate of RM30.00 per child will be charged if a parent brings more than 1 child. (Only Light Refreshments will be provided)

Please click here to download and register with this form.


Meet the Paleontologist, Hurry!

Date : 26 February 2011, Saturday
Time: 9.30am to 12.15 pm
Venue: Pusat Sains Negara, Persiaran Bukit Kiara, Kuala Lumpur
Registration : SMS Christine @ 012 652 3689  or email at pmchew@time.net.my

Fee: RM5 per person to be paid at PSN counter /the programme is limited to 30 adults & children

9.30 am – Meet indoor at Pusat Sains Negara‘s Main Entrance for Briefing
10.00 am – Begin Tour of Exhibition
11.00 am – Fossils Alive! Show & Tell by Paleontologist Prof Mohd Shafeea Leman at Resource Centre, 3rd Floor
12.00 pm – Meet our Librarian: Books, Books, Books at PSN Resource Centre
12 .15 pm – End of Programme

Our scheduled programmes for the first quarter, 2011

  1. Science Workshop in collaboration with MACRI, by Graham Hanson, 19 Feb 2011
  2. Meet Our Paleontologist, Prof Mohd Shafeea Leman
  3. Play to Learn, Learn to Play Parenting Workshop, March/April 2011
  4. Uncle Bugs Invention Workshop, March/April 2011
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