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.

Regional Expo 2018

The Regional Expo for 2018 took place from Friday 17 August until Sunday 19 August. The venue was the University of Cape Town Sports Centre.

Templates to assist contestants with report write-up and posters can be downloaded from the Expo Resources folder.

Important documents concerning prospective judges are also available in the Expo Resources folder. More information is available on the Information for Judges page.


Congratulations to Zara Njisink-Laurie on winning second prize in the behavioural and social science category at the Taiwan International Science Fair.

See the following news articles:
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Interesting Resources

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

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