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Television, mobile phones and tablets: Parenting young children in the 21st century – Kerry Wallace

In this presentation Kerry Wallace, Occupational Therapist and a Director at Polkaspot Early intervention Centre will share her experience, the latest research on the effects of TV on Early Childhood Development (ECD) and the possible reasons for increase in the incidence of children needing OT, Speech Therapy and Play therapy in Cape Town. More importantly, […]


Musik+X Exhibition

Musik+X POP/HIPHOP/INDIE/TECHNO – FROM GERMANY The Goethe-Institut South Africa, in collaboration with the Cape Town Science Centre, presents an interactive multi-media exhibition. Come and experience – Berlin, the club-capital of the world – Fan culture – Multicultural influences in urban lifestyles and music and much more through sound and touch! 30 January – 12 April […]

fracking in the karoo

Greenpeace facilitates a Fracking Colloquium

Fracking is a high-risk activity that can impact human health and the wider environment. Free and fully-informed consent of local communities is not applied for most fracking projects prior to both exploration and exploitation phases, while they should be placed at the heart of the discussions. Greenpeace will be facilitating this event to allow for […]

Kimie Soroban expert

Presentation by international Soroban expert

You are invited to a fascinating presentation by a SOROBAN expert! The Soroban is an ancient Japanese abacus that is still in use today. In a recent contest between the operators of a Soroban and a Calculator, the Soroban won 4-1. What makes this device so awesome? How is it possible to use the device […]

summer holiday programme

Summer Holiday Programme

Join us all summer long for hands-on workshops, competitions, demonstrations and science shows that will blow (and grow) your mind! We’re exploring the power of water through building rockets, firing bazookas and whirling vortexes.  We’re going supersonic with the Bloodhound SSC and racing balloon-powered cars, getting crafty with origami and going old school with Bingo […]

bloodhound ssc

Make a date to race the Bloodhound Super Sonic Car

Andy Green will attempt to break the land speed record in 2015, racing the Bloodhound Super Sonic Car to 1000 mph at Hakskeenpan in the Northern Cape. And all this to inspire kids about science, technology, engineering and maths. The Bloodhound SSC driving experience will be at the Cape Town Science Centre from 28 December 2013 […]

Winter Camp

Summer Science Camp

Plan ahead for next year when mom and dad has to go back to work – sign up for the CTSC Summer Science Camp and get four days packed with exciting activities and scienterrific fun! Dates:  7-10 January 2014 Times:  9:00 to 13:00 daily Ages:  8-12 years Cost:  R632 per child (non-members), R480 per child (CTSC Members) […]