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.

NB! New Categories for 2019

Teachers and learners must please note that the categories for 2019 have changed. There are only 13 categories down from the 24 last year.

A list of the new categories as well as a detailed description of each category can be downloaded from the Expo Resources Regional Expo 2019 folder.

Important dates: Term 2 2019

District Expo: High School Learners
Date: Saturday 11 May 2019
Venue:Spine Road High School

District Expo: Primary School Learners
Date: Saturday 18 May 2019
Venue:Star College - Bridgetown

Consult the Cape Town Expo calendar for other important dates

Regional Expo 2019

The Regional Expo for 2019 will take place from Tuesday 27 August to Thursday 29 August. The venue will once again be the University of Cape Town Sports Centre.

Documents relating to the Regional Expo will all be available from the Expo Resources Regional Expo 2019 folder.
The following documents are currently available:

Templates form 2018 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.

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.