Each year the Senior Primary students (Grade 5,6 and 7) are given the opportunity to participate in the Courtney House Science Fair. The students are encouraged to come up with creative and innovative experiments in order to discover the natural world and expand their Scientific understanding.
Emphases is placed on the correct application of the Scientific method. Participants are guided in their project choice and development, however have to independently execute the majority of the project at home and in their own time.
This is a great opportunity for Scientifically minded students to explore the subject beyond the classroom and be exposed to a higher level of Scientific thinking.
Finalists of the Courtney House Science Fair then present their project at the North Gauteng Eskom Regional Science Expo
Francesco Valente - "Do the size of the seeds affect the size of the plant?"
Hassan Elnagar - "Do worms affect plant growth?"