FEEDBACK FROM SCIENCE WEEK 2016 at the Garden Route Botanical Garden Featured

Thursday, 25 August 2016 14:49

FEEDBACK FROM SCIENCE WEEK 2016 at the Garden Route Botanical Garden on the 10, 11 and 12 August 2016: Approximately 226 scholars from disadvantaged backgrounds attended ± all the presentations. Ages varied from pre-school to Grade 9. A few home scholars attended on an ad hoc basis.

Sustainability sector Cape Nature, WESSA and a company that specialises in organic fertilizer held exhibitions in the garden and spoke to scholars about sustainability.

Wall graffiti themed “Sustainability” was attended by the Glenwood Enviro-club, paint sponsored by WESSA.

Other: 12 th Aug AT 14h00 E=mc2 spelled out on upper lawn for drone fly-by, attended by about 56 people showing how exciting scientific discoveries are and can be applied to every-day use.

Paint for graffiti wall donated by WESSA.

Our thanks to Werner Ekron for his time and equipment for the drone fly-by, Mutchie Dambuza for sponsoring snacks for the kids. WESSA for paint for the wall graffiti. Digifusion for donating signage. All the presenters of events - Colin Ralston, Peter Ginn, Claude Marechal, Case Rijsdijk and Lucas Ferreira and the staff of GRBG.

 

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