A sur­vival guide to win­ter

In­ter­est­ing in­door places to visit to learn more about the world around you.

Popular Mechanics (South Africa) - - Kids -

Two Oceans Aquar­ium, Smart Liv­ing Chal­lenge Zone V&A Wa­ter­front, Cape Town

Just be­yond the pen­guin en­clo­sure is a spe­cial area that should help you un­der­stand how hu­man set­tle­ment and con­sump­tion af­fects the world around you. This zone is di­vided into four unique themes: bio­di­ver­sity (how our ac­tions, pos­i­tive or neg­a­tive, im­pact the en­vi­ron­ment), en­ergy (a 3D cityscape on which sev­eral sce­nar­ios are pro­jected. You can also learn about the dif­fer­ent types of power gen­er­a­tion through the use of an in­ter­ac­tive app), wa­ter (a minigame to stop leak­ing pipes and taps) and a waste ex­hibit that en­cour­ages you to con­sider how your fam­ily’s shop­ping choices con­trib­ute to the in­creas­ing pro­duc­tion of waste in land­fills. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit aquar­ium.co.za.

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