Are you in grades 4 to 12?

We want to see you conduct your experiments or build your prototypes. Your project must be in any of our 24 categories and follow the expo guidelines.

How to enter

  1. Send a 3-5min video to or alternatively send it via WhatsApp to (+27) 078 110 3827 . Your video must highlight:

    • What is the problem you are trying to solve?

    • State your hypothesis and variables

    • Show us how you went about solving the problem

    • Show us your findings

  2. Follow #EskomExpoVideoCompetition on Facebook and get your friends to View/Share/Like/Comment on the video

The video has to be engaging, educational and entertaining.

The Prizes

  • 1. A tablet computer

  • 2. A chance to feature on the Expo DVD

  • 3. Your research featured on the Homepage of the Expo Website

First Round (Everyone):

Start date: 5 Feb 2018

End date: 20 July 2018

Top 5 announced: 10 August 2018

The Judging Process

Entries will be judged using the following criteria:

  • A. Content:

    • Scientific methods followed

    • Clear statement of problem purpose, hypothesis and variables

    • A valid conclusion

  • B. Innovation and originality

    • An innovative idea

    • A novel approach

    • Adding to the knowledge base

  • C. Communication and impact:

    • A fresh, fun and interesting demonstration

    • Communication: clear, concise and clear scientific explanations

    • Appealing to a broad and diverse audience

    • Able to encourage other learners to participate in Eskom Expo.

  • D. Technical expertise:

    • quality of completed video, including sound

Selection of top 5.

Second Round (Top 5):

Start date: 10 August 2018

End date: 30 August 2018

Shortlisted videos will be posted online. Thereafter second round of judging will also be based on the number of views/likes and shares on the video.  

Winner announced:  31 August 2018