Discover Johannesburg’s Sci Bono Discovery Centre

Children's party at Sci Bono Discovery Centre Johannesburg

Sci Bono Discovery Centre is situated in an old power station in Johannesburg’s Newtown. We’ve taken our kids a few times and they love it.  We hosted a birthday party there this morning, which included a guided tour of the best bits and an awesome exploding science show.  Quite a few of our guests had never been, which made me realise that plenty of Jo’burgers have never checked this place out.

This is why you should:

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Liter of Light – Hey Kids, DO Try This Science Project

Today’s Liter of Light post is actually an easy little science project to make with your kids at home or in a classroom setting.  It’s simple, inexpensive and quick.  It’s neither dangerous nor messy and most importantly it works!  We decided to do test out this project when we were living in Johannesburg, South Africa.  It was a relevant project that the kids enjoyed because we had been experiencing rolling blackouts or power cuts called load-shedding. Also, in Johannesburg sunshine is plentiful, even though the power supply is not always.   Continue reading