Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Philippine Science High School: Smart Rooms and Infinity Rooms

Posted By: The Mail Man - Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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The PSHS Samsung Smart Classroom


In 1964, the Philippine Science High School (PSHS) was established. It was under the Department of Science and Technology (DOST). The premier science high school in the country, it is considered among the top science high schools in ASEAN. Aside from its main campus in Diliman, Quezon City, it has 12 other regional campuses in the Philippines.

Each year level of PSHS-MC has 240 scholars for each Grade Level. PSHS offers education from Grade 7 to 12. 

The scholars of PSHS need cutting edge facilities in order to keep pursue its mandate of giving the best education in terms of science and technology in the country and in the Southeast Asian region. 

The PSHS–Main Campus has an Advanced Science and Technology Building where the Samsung Smart Classroom is located together with the FabLab (Infinity Room).

Samsung Smart Classroom


The Samsung Smart Classroom features Samsung Video Screens on all of its 4 walls. This enables the teacher and students to have visual and internet connectivity all throughout the sessions in the room. This makes for optimum class participation and class presentations as well as imparting the lessons by the teacher.

The Smart Classroom have modular tables and stools that can be configured for any lessons and activity. 

Samsung donated the Smart Classroom at a cost of Php8.0 million pesos. It was not only the hardware that was provided but the software for operations and training of the faculty that will use the Smartroom  

Infinity Room

PSHS Infinity Room (Fabrication Laboratory)

The Infinity Room is a fabrication laboratory where students can manufacture their prototypes for their projects. It has 3D Printers and other fabrication equipment. Thus, the students can apply their theoretical designs and create their prototypes. 

The Infinity Room is also open to external parties who wish to create their own prototypes and validate their designs. This is ideal for those who have tech startups so as to create their designs.   

The Infinity Room is a result of funding from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST), the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and donors from the alumni association of the PSHS.







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