07 Apr '11, 6am

Canberra Primary gets Amazon-themed LCD-walled room. Parents visiting advised to watch for lions if in a veldt. #sgedu

Canberra Primary gets Amazon-themed LCD-walled room. Parents visiting advised to watch for lions if in a veldt. #sgedu

Primary four students from Canberra Primary School having a lesson inside a 4D immersive room. The walls are covered with LCD touch screens for students to move and touch things so they feel like they are in a rain forest for example. -- ST PHOTO: DESMOND LIM ONE day, the pupils of Canberra Primary may get to experience the smells of the Amazon rainforest - right in school. But for now, they have access to a room which has walls lined with large LCD touchscreens and speakers that replicate the look and sound of the rainforest. When they touch icons on the screens, explanations of the characteristics of living things pop up in the form of text, pictures and videos. The Sembawang school, which has about 1,800 pupils, plans to make the experience even more authentic by including the elements of wind and smell of a rainforest using fans and sensors. Canberra Primary is one of ...

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