Physical Science

Don’t let it be “EINA”!

Don’t let it be “EINA”!

Let us look at the art of catching a cricket ball painlessly. It all has got to do with MOMENTUM.  Momentum is mass in motion, therefore momentum is determined by mass x velocity.  So when a body’s velocity changes, it’s momentum will change.  When a fielder catches a cricket ball, he actually changes the velocity of the oncoming ball to[Read More…]

by April 18, 2012 Physical Science

What an experience!

The Physical Science students of Grade 10, 11 and 12 had the opportunity to experience some “real life Science” when they visited the Cape Town Science Centre on Monday. A harp without strings – but the music is so sweet – A ball that drifts in the air Mirrors of all shapes and sizes which reflect the strangest images An[Read More…]

by March 23, 2012 Physical Science
Alternative Periodic Tables

Alternative Periodic Tables

Once again the learners put their most creative foot forward, producing more stunning examples of alternative periodic tables. Megan of course had the periodic table of eventers, whilst  Samantha had a play on words with the periodic table of Elemutts, a collection of the worlds dog breeds. Dario and Dylan made one for every red blooded stereotypical south African man.[Read More…]

by March 22, 2012 Physical Science
Science, up close and personal

Science, up close and personal

Our Physical Science students will be able to relish experiencing science in action when they visit Cape Town Science Centre.  The complexities of this subject stretch well beyond the boundaries of a classroom setting.  On Monday, 19 March our Grade 10, 11 and 12 scientists will be exploring interactive displays and a host of intriguing science experiments exhibited.  It promises[Read More…]

by March 7, 2012 Physical Science