Mthuthuzeli Gulekana and Zoleka Filander from DEFF discussed the current and future prospects for ocean sustainability and human connections with our ocean. We also took a journey to the rocky shore, to collect some data and investigate the animals found there.
At SAEON we have created an iNaturalist competition for you to participate in as part of your science camp. While during these strange COVID-19 times we cannot have a normal science camp, we want you to use iNaturalist to collect data that we can use during our virtual science camps.
Lindelihle Manyathi of Ntsika Secondary (a SAEON supported learner) has been chosen to represent South Africa at a science fair in California in May 2020. He was assisted by Phakama Nodo (SAIAB) and SAEON staff in collecting data for his science expo project looking at fish.
We are very proud of the SAEON supported learners who participated in the 2019 Eskom Expo. SAEON learners were awarded a Siemens bursary, laptops from Siemens and best project in the environmental studies category and best project in agricultural sciences category.
Scifest Africa 2018 Awards Well done Egagasini and Elwandle Coastal Node for 1st Place in Best Waterworld Exhibition
In October 2018, the 38th International Science Fair (ISF) was held at the Birchwood Hotel and Conference Centre in Gauteng as part of the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists.
Aimed at raising awareness around the importance of the world’s oceans. Scientists and exhibitors at Nelson Mandela University in Port Elizabeth, are hosting several schools to educate pupils about pollution.
The NZG event was attended by 856 learners in grades 9-12 from nine different schools across the country, all enrolled in science subjects.
The 2015 Eskom Expo awards ceremony, held at the Birchwood Hotel and Conference Centre in Gauteng in October, provided a prominent platform for the SAEON Special Awards for Best Project in Environmental Monitoring.
On 3 September 2015, the Arid Lands Node hosted SAEON’s 11th network of education experts meeting.