Beginning October 18, 2013, students of the University of Zimbabwe began teaching in a local public school. They are teaching the sixth and eighth grade classes. START Science Zimbabwe is being led by the winner of this year's SEITT Best Young Scientist award, Knowledge Chikundi together with his team of volunteers. We are currently writing a progress report for the Secretary of Education of Zimbabwe.
Starting December 2014, START Zimbabwe
will be hosting it's very first Science Fair!
A science fair is a competition where contestants exhibit their science project results in the form of reports, display boards, and models that they have done. At the Zimbabwe Science Fair students are free to participate in any of the categories below:
& many more!
The age groups eligible to participate in the three age groups are 13 – 15, 16 – 17 and 18 – 19 years olds. You can read more about the Zimbabwe Science Fair on the Fair website here. There you can also be able to submit your application online or download the application for paper submissions.
The Zimbabwe Science Fair has been invited to send 6 high-school projects to participate in the Northern Gauteng Expo for Young Scientists! The Expo will take place on August 14-15 at the Pretoria University Sports Center.
AN OPPORTUNITY AT INTEL
The Zimbabwe Science Fair, and the outgrowth of START is very excited to be sending a student to Intel this year!
You can read more about the amazing work of these innovative students in this article: Zimbabwe: growing by leaps and bounds