The DSS Expo for Young Scientists took place on 17 May.
The local expo displays the variety of talent and creativity that learners at DSS have. Participation for Grade 9 Natural Science learners as well as Grade 10 Life Sciences learners was compulsory. In each grade 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes were awarded.
In Grade 10 3rd prize was awarded to Nhlakanipho Mpungose and Mandlenkosi Zwane for their project, Grow Algae. 2nd prize was awarded to Esther and Joshua Jacobs for their project, EBean in JGreenhouse. 1st prize was awarded to Lisa Haux and Stefanie Wunderlich for Catch the Waves in which they tested the effects that various sound frequencies have on yeast growth.
In Grade 9 3rd prize was awarded to Jacques Gouws & Timothy Thiem for Laser Microphone. Arno Combrink & Jan Schubert won 2nd prize for their project, Easy Mow. 1st prize was awarded to Jacob Allen & Daniel Pop for their project, Wing It, in which they tested the uplift of different shaped wings in a self-constructed air tunnel.