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

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.

Important dates 2020

The dates below are provisional. Check back regularly to confirm the dates.

District Expo
Date: Saturday 9 May
Venue: Spine Road High School

Regional Expo Day 1
Date: Friday 7 August
Venue: UCT Sports Centre

Regional Expo Day 2
Date: Saturday 8 August
Venue: UCT Sports Centre

Regional Expo Day 3
Date: Sunday 9 August
Venue: UCT Sports Centre

Interesting Resources

Some 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.