PLANTZANIA industrial visit package

Plantzania encourage educational institutes to adopt industrial visits as a value-added learning method for students. Learning from textbooks, lectures and other study material does not suffice for holistic learning. Practical, hands-on learning is essential for better understanding of work processes and business functions.

  • For students pursuing professional education, industrial visits help them gain hands-on experience of how industry operations are executed.
  • Industry visits bridge the gap between theoretical training and practical learning in a real-life environment.
  • Industry visits provide opportunity for active/interactive learning experiences in-class as well outside the classroom environment.
  • With industry visits, students are able to better identify their prospective areas of work in the overall organizational function.
  • Industry visits help enhance interpersonal skills and communication techniques.
  • Students become more aware of industry practices and regulations during industry visits.
  • Industry visits broaden the outlook of students with exposure to different workforces from different industries.

Programme of the day:
1. Industrial Talk
• Briefing about the biotechnology industry and the related practices and operations.
• Five sector: biosciences, agribiotech, medical, aquaculture and Halal.
• Q & A session
• Takes around 30 mins

2. Plant Tissue Culture Lab Tour and Workshop
• Plant tissue culture lab – cutting-edge in vitro plant propagation technology
• Hands-on experiment: handling the explants
• Takes around 1 hour

3. Lab Tour (Demonstration of using testing kit)
• Molecular biology lab – DNA related kit production
• Halal testing lab – JAKIM Halal panel lab
• Takes around 1 hour

Add on:
1. Farm trip to Paulownia Research Farm, Herb Farm
• Learn what is agribiotech
• A real exposure on the farming / afforestation industry
• Learn how the seedlings from tissue culture lab is transferred to real planting environment
• An introduction to exotic plants: vanilla, red gac, orchids, etc…
• An introduction to fertigation system

2. Moshi Mushi Mushroom Farm Visit
• An introduction to mushroom cultivation industry

3.A) DNA Lecture and DNA Extraction Workshop
• To develop understanding of DNA by modelling the process of DNA extraction.

B) Gel Electrophoresis Workshop
• To understand Gel electrophoresis and how to analysis result using molecular biology way.

C) PCR Lecture and PCR Workshop
• To understand PCR and how to do PCR.

D) Analysis of Gel Results

E) Introduction and Demonstration of Vu Imaging Machine

PLANTZANIA INDUSTRIAL VISIT PACKAGE

Standard Package

RM 50 per participant

Minimum 20 students per visit
Open to high school students and undergraduates/ post graduates
Duration: 3 hours
Time: 9am – 12pm
**Remark: The price is inclusive of all programme and a simple lunch, not including add on package and transportation fees.
Premium Package

RM 120 per participant

Minimum 20 students per visit
Open to high school students and undergraduates/ post graduates
Duration: 7 hours
Time: 9am – 4pm
**Remark: The price is inclusive of all programme, a simple lunch, and add on farm trip, not including transportation fees.
Deluxe Package

RM 150per participant

Minimum 20 students per visit
Open to high school students and undergraduates/ post graduates
Duration: 7.5 hours
Time: 9am – 4.30pm
** Remark: The price is inclusive of all programme, add on DNA workshop and a simple lunch, not including transportation fees.

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