iMBEWU Northern Cape Science Fair is a provincial science fair where learners have the opportunity to exhibit their scientific investigations and projects in Natural Sciences, Mathematics, Humanities, Robotics and Technology.  Projects are judged by a team of industry experts, and the best projects are selected to participate at SAYESS national science fair.

Start Date 2022-08-27
End Date 2022-08-27
Venue Laerskool Postmasburg
Address Stander St, Postmasburg, 8420
Entry Fee R50 per learner

Northern Cape Science Fair Events

The following events will form part of Northern Cape Science Fair:


Science Expo

Northern Cape Science Expo Project

At the provincial science fair, learners can discuss their work with fellow students, teachers and the public.  Learners from grades 1 to 12 can participate.  Learners from grades 6 – 12 may be selected to participate at SA-YESS national science fair.   A maximum of 10 projects per school will be accepted.  Maximum of two (2) learners per project – please note that individual projects will receive priority when projects are chosen for National participation.


Lego Construction Competition

Lego Bridge-building Competition

Learners in grades 1 to 3 can participate in the LEGO-technology challenge. Learners must build a model with LEGO, and it must be able to carry a brick (Lego will be supplied).  The type of construction may vary from year to year.  Unlike the other competitions, groups of up to 4 learners may work together in a team. A maximum of 3 teams per school will be accepted.


Waste Material Construction Competition

Waste Material Bridge Building Competition

Learners in grades 4 to 6 learners can participate in a technology challenge, where they must build a model from waste material (material will be supplied).  The type of construction may vary from year to year.   A maximum of 5 teams per school will be accepted, with two members per team.


Robothon (separate event in 2022)

Waste Material Bridge Building Competition

Teams of up to 4 learners (grades 6-9) can enter the Robothon.  2 teams per school will be accepted.  Each team must have their own EV3 or Spike Prime kit and a laptop.

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