I Am Science – a new free Science app offering great opportunities for high school girls in disadvantaged areas

SchoolNet SA was invited to brainstorm at the Goethe Institut more than a year ago.  It is most pleasing to now report on the outcome – a new Science learning app called I am Science which targets early high school girls in disadvantaged areas and aims to smash gender stereotyping in science, biased against girls and women.   The initiative is being implemented by the Goethe-Institut with support from the GIZ and financial support from the German Federal Ministry for Economic C...

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The Eskom Expo for young scientists Awards Ceremony – why not participate next year?

The Eskom Expo Young Scientists awards was recently held at the Birchwood Hotel in Johannesburg. Hosted by the lively Proverb, the awards showcased the talented scientists South Africa is producing. More than 150 finalists were selected from entrants across South Africa. It was notable that for the first time the number of girls that entered the Expo far surpassed the number of boys. The eskom Expo for Young Scientists is a science fair, where students showcase projects based on their community expe...

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