Taking music to Taung, the home of the Taung Child!

Taking music to Taung, the home of the Taung Child!

Jive Media Africa brought the Hip Hop Science Spaza programme to Taung, North West Province, home of the Taung Child!

The Evolutionary Studies Institute (ESI) is a Centre of Excellence in Palaeosciences, and the global hub for the study of the origins of the species (including human origins). Hip Hop Science Spaza and ESI engaged with learners from 11 schools in Taung to create songs about palaeontology and the rich history of Taung. The study of fossils has broad public appeal, and these songs will be created with the aim of reaching the general public, well beyond typical scientific audiences.

Jive Media Africa is proud to partner with the DST – NRF Centre of Excellence in Palaeosciences, Evolutionary Studies Institute team from Wits – University of the Witwatersrand.

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Learners are ready with their performances!

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Learners recording their song at the local radio station…