Biology summer school for pupils

High school pupils can improve their chances of doing well in their studies by taking part in the University of Johannesburg's biology summer school in Auckland Park on December 1 and 2.

High school pupils can improve their chances of doing well in their studies by taking part in the University of Johannesburg's biology summer school in Auckland Park on December 1 and 2.

Open to pupils in grades 5 to 8 the summer school is presented by the university's zoology department in its science faculty at the Kingsway Campus.

Held over four-hour sessions from 9am each day on December 1 and 2, the summer school is designed to provide a foundation from which pupils can understand and exploit the potential of the environmental sciences.

The lessons on the dissection of a heart, eyeball and kidney expose participants to other related fields, including micro-organisms.

For more information call Erna Bruwer on 011-559-2517 or e-mail ernab@uj.ac.za. - Victor Mecoamere

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