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Techie Kids

Techie-Kids at the Cape Town Science Centre

“If my son is not taking my toaster apart, he is pestering me to take him to the Hobby Shop for bits and pieces that I cannot even imagine where he would use them… HELP! Have you anything at the Cape Town Science Centre to help me nurture his enthusiasm for tinkering, creating, innovating, building […]

discover bioscience

British High Commission Bioscience Discovery Day

Discover the wonders of biosciences at the Cape Town Science Centre on Saturday 30 August. Entry fees for the day are reduced to only R5 or 5 empty cooldrink cans, made possible by the British High Commission. PROGRAMME: 10:30  Camera Obscura Tour 11:00  Planetarium Show 11:00  Flower and bean dissection 11:30  Camera Obscura Tour 11:30  Bacteria under […]

inspired teachers

Inspired Teachers Conference

Shaping leaders, igniting passion, changing lives. This conference has been created specially to celebrate the commitment of the remarkable teachers who are shaping young leaders on a daily basis, often in difficult circumstances. Inspired Teachers recognizes and learns from the teachers who know how to light up a classroom; shares leadership lessons and inspiration with […]

national science week

National Science Week Family Fun Days

Today’s science, tomorrow’s world. FREE ENTRY to the Cape Town Science Centre on 3 & 9 August! Join us as we explore the wonders of science through interactive exhibits, science shows, robotics, hands-on workshops, demos and more! National Science Week is an initiative of the Department of Science and Technology, implemented by the South African Agency […]

Prof Robin Grimes

Learning to live with our defects – Prof Robin Grimes

LEARNING TO LIVE WITH OUR DEFECTS – an illustrated talk by Professor Robin Grimes Thursday 10 July @ 13:30 Crystals are like people, it is their imperfections that make them interesting … During this talk, demonstrations are used to help explore the world of crystal imperfections. Some defects will actually be visible while others will […]

alan duggan

World Science Festival: Cool Science for the Curious – Alan Duggan

Alan Duggan is the founding editor of Popular Mechanics magazine, South Africa’s leading science and technology title, and organiser of several successful conferences focusing on everything from home-grown inventions to cutting-edge science and technology. He and his team are in the process of arranging this year’s FutureTech conference, part of the official programme for World […]