Cape Town Expo for Young Scientists

Young minds with bright ideas

The Cape Town Expo for Young Scientists is an annual event in which learners from Grade 6 to 12 showcase their investigative projects.

This web site has been designed to tell you all about Expo and to encourage you to participate. Please use it as a tool to help you prepare a successful Expo project.

You can also visit our Facebook page.


For reliable information visit the COVID-19 Corona Virus South African Resource Portal

Important dates 2020

Please check back later for more information.

District Expo
Date: Cancelled

Regional Expo
Date: Cancelled

Two Oceans Aquarium online courses

Do you need some mental stimulation during the lockdown? The Two Oceans Aquarium is now offering some of its courses online starting in June. The following courses are on offer:

Look on the Two Oceans Aquarium Blog for more information.

Videos from 2019 finalists

Online Resources during the COVID-19 lockdown

Eskom Expo for Young Scientists has made a number of online resources availble to reduce the negative impact of the lockdown. See the message from Expo Director Parthy Chetty.

Videos to assist with Expo projects can be found on the Resources page.

Virtual Regeneron International Science and Engineering Fair 2020

All members of the Scientific and Engineering community are invited to join the Virtual Regeneron ISEF 2020 which commences on Monday 18 May. To register click here.

Note that times for the programme are in Eastern District Time. South Africa is 6 hours ahead of EDT. An event which starts at 11:00 EDT will be at 17:00 South African time.

Interesting Resources

Helpful resources for learners and teachers can be found by clicking on this link.

The following documents are available:

The contents of the folder will be updated from time to time.

Ethics in Expo

For more information refer to the Ethics in Expo page.

Contact Information

NB: The email address of the Regional Science Fair Director has changed. Click on the link below.

For further information regarding the Cape Town Expo, please contact the Regional Science Fair Director, Mrs Olga Peel.