Interesting places to visit
The South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement aims to advance public awareness, appreciation and engagement of science, engineering and technology in South Africa. SAASTA is a business unit of the National Research Foundation.
Scope of activities
• Building the quantity and quality of mathematics and science outputs at school level (developing SET
• Raising the general interest in, engagement and appreciation of the public (and especially poorer
communities) for the benefit of science (strengthening the SET culture)
• Communicating science to the South African citizenry (bringing science and scientists closer to civil
For further information, visit our website www.saasta.ac.za
Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory
We demonstrate connections to basic science and technology, and explain astronomical concepts that appear in the school syllabus. Visits to the Hartebeesthoek Radio Astronomy Observatory are a hands-on and minds-on, fun learning experience.
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