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DEMO: Colour Creations

Cool science demonstration exploring PRIMARY AND SECONDARY COLOURS. These are safe to try at home with adult supervision. Watch to discover more. What you will need to try this at home: ● Clear glasses ● Water ● Food colouring – blue, yellow, red Each day we will release something fun to see or do with […]

FET Video: Motion in one direction

We will be investigating MOTION IN ONE DIRECTION.  These practical experiments are aimed at Grade 10 – 12 learners. These videos are slow-paced for easy understanding. Motion is defined as a change in the position of a body over time with respect to the surrounding. For the concept of motion in one direction, consider a […]

“Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see.” – John Whitehead

To all the awesome parents out there (you are ALL awesome) We are reminded by a saying we have on our stairwell wall at the Cape Town Science Centre on how important it is to set an example to our children of the importance of working together to overcome something bigger than us. “Children are […]

HANDS-ON SCIENCE AT HOME: Anti-Gravity Cup

Great scientific discoveries aren’t always born in hi-tech laboratories. Many discoveries were made in unexpected places using everyday materials. The next great scientific discovery could be made in your home. Here are some home-based D.I.Y. science experiments to get you started on your journey of discovery. DIY Science Experiments No fancy or expensive equipment needed. […]

HANDS-ON SCIENCE AT HOME: Missing Money

Is it magic or is it science? We often encounter things that mysterious and seek to understand them. Science is an exciting way to explore the mysterious, allowing us to gain more understanding and grow our knowledge of the world. Science might not be magic but that doesn’t mean it can be magical! Magical Science […]

HANDS-ON SCIENCE AT HOME: Magnetic Cornflakes

Is it magic or is it science? We often encounter things that mysterious and seek to understand them. Science is an exciting way to explore the mysterious, allowing us to gain more understanding and grow our knowledge of the world. Science might not be magic but that doesn’t mean it can be magical! Magical Science […]