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Global Cardboard Challenge

Global Cardboard Challenge

Calling all talented kids (of all ages) that want to be artists, engineers, scientists, astronauts and designers – it’s time to start planning for the Global Cardboard Challenge! Date: Saturday 11 October Time: 10:00 – 12:00 (Judging @ 12:00) In partnership with Living Maths and the Imagination Foundation Our friends at Caine’s Arcade have started […]

An Introduction to Television Production

What is the course about? It’s a hands-on workshop that covers aspects of television production. Students are taken step by step through the sequence of making a broadcast quality video for The Cape town Science Centre. On completion of the course each student will receive a certificate and DVD copy of the video produced. Students […]


Out of this World Space Camp

Don’t miss out on Space Camp 2014 from 7 – 10 October Campers can look forward to daily workshops & activities, dedicated Science Buddies, a Space Camp 2014 T-shirt and loads of Space Science fun! Space is limited to 20 children per Camp and spaces will be allocated on a first-come-first-served basis. BOOK NOW to […]


Excitation, ionisation and the big bang theory – Prof Ian Jandrell

The South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE) presents the 63rd Bernard Price Memorial Lecture: Excitation, ionisation and the big bang theory – a disastrous history of lightning research in South Africa Presented by Prof Ian Jandrell Monday 15 September 2014, 17:30 for 18:00 RSVP essential: admin.wcape@saiee.org.za Lightning is one of nature’s most impressive events. It is […]

space talk

Origins of the Space Age – Professor Scott Madry

We all truly live in the Space Age. Space exploration is one of those subjects that captures the imagination of people of all ages and all walks of life. The Space Age began on October 4, 1957 with the launch of Sputnik, the world’s first satellite. Yet, humankind dreamt of going into space for centuries […]

Shark Spotters: celebrating 10 years – Sarah Waries

Shark Spotters: celebrating 10 years of finding a balance between people and sharks in Cape Town – Sarah Waries Shark Spotters is a pioneering shark attack mitigation program in Cape Town that improves beach safety and contributes directly to white shark conservation through active management and applied research. Come and discover the latest successes and […]

SpaceLab UCT

UCT SpaceLab and Cape Town Science Centre partner for Space Awareness

UCT SpaceLab has signed an agreement with the Cape Town Science Centre to cooperate on space awareness projects. The agreement will see the two entities cooperating in the development of space exhibits and space awareness activities. They have also agreed to work together on project proposals for joint projects and to promote each other’s activities. Julie […]