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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]