Science Spaza inspires and excites high school learners at National Science week!

Science Spaza inspires and excites high school learners at National Science week!

What a week it has been for Science Spaza, a Jive Media Africa initiative!! National Science Week kicked off with a great launch at the Royal Show Grounds (Pietermaritzburg). High schools and educators from the uMgungundlovu District Municipality were present at the launch including Qoqisizwe High School, Masijabule High School, Mazwendoda Senior Secondary, Bhekiximba High School, Umthonqotho Comprehensive High School and Gobindlovu High School. Science Spaza reached out to approximately 400 learners at the launch. It was a truly fulfilling experience for the learners, educators and the Science Spaza team. The learners participated in and enjoyed the hands-on activities that were planned for the day on Paleontology, Astronomy, Traditional Knowledge, SA Invention, Marine Biosciences and Working Together for Water. The day would not have been complete without the distinguished guest speakers who were Mr Shadrack Mkansi of SAASTA, Mr Irshad Motala of the KZN Department of Education, Prof Albert Modi of UKZN and Mr Robert Inglis who both directors of Jive Media Africa and the Master of Ceremonies Mr Ntokozo Shezi of FameLab 2013 who’s talks on science were inspiring and educational for the audience and learners. Thank you to our sponsors: The Department of Science & Technology and National Research Foundation/South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement. Stay connected for more news and pictures on Science Spaza at National Science Week…

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