Put your thin­king cap on, it’s S­cien­ce Ex­po ti­me

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SOUTH CA­PE It is ti­me for the an­nu­al E­s­kom Ex­po for Young S­cien­tis­ts a­gain.

T­his y­e­ar the re­gi­o­nal jud­ging in the com­pe­ti­ti­on will ta­ke pla­ce on 11 Au­gust at Point High S­chool in Mos­sel Bay. The ex­po is an an­nu­al in­ter­na­ti­o­nal s­cien­ce and techno­lo­gy com­pe­ti­ti­on for s­chool child­ren. Le­ar­ners are en­coura­ged to put on their thin­king caps now and be cre­a­ti­ve and i­ma­gi­na­ti­ve, co­ming up with won­der­ful so­lu­ti­ons or phy­si­cal con­trap­ti­ons.

All schools in the E­den and Small Ka­roo a­rea are en­coura­ged to par­ti­ci­pa­te, which cul­mi­na­tes in the na­ti­o­nal exhi­bi­ti­on w­he­re par­ti­ci­pants who will com­pe­te in­ter­na­ti­o­nal­ly are cho­sen.

The pur­po­se of the ex­po is to gi­ve le­ar­ners an op­por­tu­ni­ty to exhi­bit their s­cien­ti­fic re­se­arch acti­vi­ties. T­hey dis­cuss their re­se­arch with the jud­ges, fel­low exhi­bi­tors and vi­si­tors. Le­ar­ners par­ti­ci­pa­te in va­ri­ous ca­te­go­ries and age groups.

The exhi­bi­ti­on of le­ar­ners’ en­tries in the Point High S­chool hall will be o­pen to the pu­blic from 14:30 to 17:00 and the pri­ze gi­ving, al­so in the hall, will be held at 17:00 on the sa­me day. For mo­re in­for­ma­ti­on, vi­sit www. ex­pos­cien­ce.co.za or con­tact Ma­ri­nei Be­ster at Point High S­chool (082 044 3521 or mk­bes­ter@gmail.com).

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