NATIONAL SCIENCE WEEK 2017 in GEORGE 5 - 11 Aug 2017 Featured

Wednesday, 28 June 2017 07:18

NATIONAL SCIENCE WEEK 2017
August 5th – 11th

National Science Week, an initiative of the Department of Science and Technology, is a countrywide celebration of science involving various stakeholders and/or role players conducting science-based activities during the week. Each year a different theme is chosen and the theme for 2017 is “Advancing Science Tourism”

Garden Route Botanical Garden, George is proud to be hosting a variety of presentations as part of National Science Week. Presenters include representatives from Keep Fin Alive/White Shark Africa, WESSA as well as Garden Route Botanical Garden providing information and hands on activities about biodiversity, ecosystems, pollution, conservation, habitats, human impact on the environment, life and death of stars and more.

Activities for learners will take place in the Botanical Garden on 7th& 8th and 10th & 11th August between 09.00 and 13.30. Schools are invited to attend on these days although booking is essential – see details below. (Schools wishing to attend outside of these times should please contact the number below).

Garden Route Botanical Garden looks forward to welcoming you and your students to a very informative and fun celebration of science.

Bookings –
Contact Karen Claxton on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / mobile 071 554 5587

Please note that a limited amount of transport is available for local schools which do not have their own transport. Please ask for details when making a booking.

“Science literacy is the artery through which the solutions of tomorrow’s problems flow.”
Neil deGrasse Tyson.

#SASciWeek #TourismMeetsScience #WomeninSTEM #isayensi #GardenRouteBotanicalGarden #George

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