Inspiring Learning and Discovery

Part III: SAP Social Sabbatical Partners to Shape Cape Town’s Future
Apr 21, 2017 9:05 AM ET
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This is part three in a series highlighting the SAP Social Sabbatical for global engagement in Cape Town, South Africa, which focused on bridging the digital divide in the city’s most underserved communities. Stay tuned for part IV, out next week. Read part one and two here.

Walking into the Cape Town Science Centre (CTSC) on a busy weekday morning can result in a bit of sensory overload as children of all ages run, skip, and hop around the massive warehouse located in the Observatory neighborhood of Cape Town.

A bottle rocket zooms on a zip line overhead, leaving a group of students giggling at their aeronautic success in its wake. A defiant announcement of “check” comes from the teenager dragging his Bishop with two hands across the giant life-sized chess board on the floor. In the midst of all the noise, two boys get a lesson in sound waves as they share a secret with one another through whisper dishes on either end of the room.

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