Morris and the MeerKAT
Our little furry hero, Morris Mouse, goes to visit his cousin in the far away Karoo. Once there, he meets a most unusual MeerKAT who tells Morris all about himself and the SKA. What is so special about this MeerKAT and what on earth could the SKA be? Join us and find out!
22 June – 14 July
Monday to Friday: 11:00, 12:00 & 15:00
Saturday – 12:00 & 15:30
Sunday – 12:00 & 15:30
Especially for children aged 5 – 12
Make your own Star Wheel and learn how to use it - to identify stars and constellations
Dates: 26 June, 3 July, 10 July
Time: 09:00 - 10:30
Age: 8 - 12 years
Cost: R20,00 per workshop
* Please bring your own torch
Tickets available at the Iziko S A Museum’s Main Entrance from 1 June (open daily 10:00-17:00).
A Basic Guide to Stargazing
This presentation will give you a basic understanding of the night sky and how it changes through the year. We introduce some easily recognisable constellations, explain the nature of stars and the galaxy in which we live and give basic information in using binoculars and small telescopes.
22 June – 20 September
Monday to Friday – 14:00 (excluding 5 & 9 August, 2 September)
Tuesday evening - 20:00 (& sky talk)
Saturday - 14:30
Sunday - 14:30
9 August – 14:30
Suitable for teenagers & adults
The Longest Day
Days come and go and we take them for granted. But an outside force is putting a brake on the Earth's spin and the days are getting longer. Life on Earth will have to continue to adapt to the lengthening of the day, until we finally reach... the longest day.
24 June – 12 July
Monday to Friday – 13:00