Scitech is affiliated with King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals. The basic aim of the Center is to educate the community in the principles of science and its applications. Through experiments and observation, Scitech simplifies and explains science via engaging and interactive ‘edutainment’ methods depending on education level of the participants. It is comprised of seven (7) main exhibit halls, which deal with varying sciences and technologies. These halls include more than 350 scientific exhibits. There is also a scientific dome showcasing a state of the art IMAX theater as well as an astronomic observatory. Additionally, the building contains a Conference Hall, the Educational Unit, a spacious Temporary Exhibitions Hall, and the Administrative and Services Facilities.