water The Cape Town Science Centre is celebrating the wonders of water and encouraging our visitors to be Water Wise… Join us in the month of March as we get hands-on with water saving.

Did you know? Of all the water in the world, only 3% is fresh. Less than one third of 1% of this fresh water is available for human use. The rest is frozen in glaciers or polar ice caps, or is deep within the earth, beyond our reach.

Get Hydrated – 5 & 6 March
Saturday, 5 March
11:00 Water Filtration – Discover clever ways that you can clean your water
15:00 Rising water –  In this workshop we will solve the mystery of why the water rises. You are going to have to keep your eyes glued to the experiment and observe closely to figure it out

Sunday, 6 March
11:00 Magical leak proof bag  Be mesmerized by this colourful display as polymers pull tricks on you with ‘magic’ in a bag
15:00 Cloud in a bottle – Produce and hold a cloud in your hands

Go with the Flow – 12 & 13 March
Saturday, 12 March
11:00 Water Wheel – Capture the power of water and make a water turbine – these are used in giant hydroelectric power stations
15:00 Water Rocket Projectiles – Aim and Shoot off into the sky, by using nothing but air and water

Sunday, 13 March
11:00 Walk the Plank – Balance =on a beam and overcome various obstacles.
15:00 Dead Sea Phenomenon – Discover what keeps you afloat?