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University of Limpopo Science Education Centre Online Programmes

The Science Education Centre at the University of Limpopo will be conducting their science programmes online due to the major disruptions caused by Covid-19. The Science Education Centre will run online activities that will promote science awareness and education to the members of the public and schools. The science activities will be conducted on various social media platforms to keep you edutained, engaged and informed about anything science-related at the comfort of your home.

The planned activities are planned to start rolling out as from 15 July 2020 to 31 December 2020, they will include the following:

  1.  Science Quiz, Trivia, Science facts etc. 
  2.  Mini workshops 
  3.  Science Demonstrations/experiments
  4.  Science Talks/Webinars
These activities will be presented online using online conferencing apps such as Zoom and the following Science Education Social media pages:

  1. Facebook: ULSEC
  2. Twitter: @ULSECentre
  3. Instagram: ulsecentre
  Activity/theme Start Date Online platform Frequency 
1. Science       Quiz,      Trivia,
Facts  
15 July 2020 Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
Once/twice per week 
2. Online Mini-workshop (live workshop, worksheets to do at home science activities etc.)  July 2020 Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
Once every two weeks  
3. Science
Talks/Webinars(invited specialists or panel to give presentations on science and technology related
topics)
August 2020 Zoom
Facebook 
YouTube 
Once per month for 4 months. End of each month from August to
November
4. Science Shows (Live or pre-recorded science show on a particular
science themes)
TBC Facebook
Twitter
Instagram
YouTube
 
Twice per month
5. Experiments
demonstration(prescribed
experiments for the current revised
curriculum)
TBC Facebook 
YouTube 
 
Twice per month
6. Exam revision (selected schools can be invited to join Facebook live/Zoom and a particular exam section to be presented) TBC Zoom Twice per month


If schools need assistance with certain science curriculum topics, they can email us at sandile.rikhotso@ul.ac.za or Annelize.potgieter@ul.ac.za

Date created: 2020-07-22  18:36:09