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.


Cape Town Expo is now on Facebook as well.

Regional Expo 2017

The Regional Expo 2017 will be held in the University of Cape Town Sports Centre from Wednesday 9 August to Friday 11 August 2017.

The final programme can be downloaded from the Expo Entry 2017 repository.

Please note that some last-minute changes to the category list took place. The correct version of the category list as well as an updated project registration spreadsheet can be found in the Expo Entry 2017 repository.

All documents required to register for the Regional Expo 2017 can be downloaded by clicking on this link.

The calendar for 2017 is now available for download.

Entrants and their parents should take careful note of the Code of Conduct.


Congratulations to the learners who represented the Cape Town region at the Eskom International Science Fair in Boksburg in October 2016. A summary of their results can be downloaded by clicking on this link.

Congratulations to Joseph Sweidt from Herzlia who earned a Silver medal at the Taiwan International Science Fair in the Environmental and Earth Sciences category.

Junho Ko recently represented South Africa at ISWEEP. He returned with a Bronze Medal.

Katinka Heyns represented South Africa at the INTEL ISEF in Los Angeles.


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

Be sure to look at the Ethics page before entering projects.

Contact Information

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

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