Welcome to my Science Lab!!!!

The Kalahari Scientist is a former Primary and Secondary Science Teacher originally from Australia. He has personally developed exciting, educational and inspiring science presentations, which he presents to school groups throughout Southern Africa. His presentations are delivered in a way that is easy for students to understand, and have been proven to give maximum 'ooh aah' factor.

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Who is Kalahari Scientist.

The Kalahari Scientist's real name is Jonathan Hartley. As a 'mosimane' (young boy), he thought explosions, chemical reactions and the natural world around him were...


Who is Kalahari Scientist.


Students are shown many demonstrations using common household items, as well as others involving chemicals that students don't get to experience often...

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Who is Kalahari Scientist.


"It was very interesting and educational. I would definitely want to see it again. He explained everything so clearly....

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Who is Kalahari Scientist.

It is an experience that inspires future scientists and one that your child will remember for years to come... Its educational, inspiring and FUN!

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