The Cape Town Science Centre hosts a series of virtual science workshop sessions and science shows to entertain and educate kids at home.
The workshops feature one of the super-science explainers on Zoom, to do the experiment together and with other kids. Each workshop kicks off with a a fun Science Demo of the Day.
The workshop lineup:
– Polymer Science in a Bucket: 7 and 14 July at 11am | Suitable for ages 6 to 9, includes Polymer Bouncy Ball, Magic Snow and Monster Slime | Book Now
– Coral Crystals: 8 and 13 July at 11am | Suitable for ages 9+ | Book Now
– Magic Worms: 15 July at 11am | Suitable for ages 9+ | Book Now
Selected experimental kit/s can be collected beforehand from the Cape Town Science Centre or couriered/delivered.
Cost includes the selected experimental kit, online facilitated workshop and fun science demo, and a complimentary entry ticket to the science centre when it re-opens. Costs exclude courier/delivery fees if required. Booking and payment need to be done two working days prior to the relevant facilitated online session.
The virtual science shows on 9 and 16 July includes demonstrations on simple science phenomena. Follow the science centre’s social media pages for fun quizzes, DIY hands-on activities and fun demonstration videos. The science shows are free of charge but donations to the science centre can be made here.
Cost: R50 to R65 per workshop