Kiyathan Pillay, a gold medalist from the 2018 ISF.
Pupils from grades four to 12 are encouraged to participate in the largest science fair on the continent- the Eskom Expo for Young Scientists.
The non-profit event, now in its 39th year of existence, offers pupils opportunities to become critical thinkers and conduct research in the field of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths).
The KZNC regional science expo will take place from August 5 to 6 at the Durban University of Technology.
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Last year, 555 projects were received. Among the outstanding projects was that off Levi Govendor, a grade 10 pupil at Solvester Secondary.
The pupil designed a smart crutch and will now represent South Africa at the science and engineering fair in Kenya from April 12 to 16.
Pupils can stand a chance to win cash prizes, laptops and bursaries at the national level. Interested pupils are asked to register via their schools or contact the regional science fair director, Mrs K Rajcoomar via email at [email protected]