You Can Do Science - Affordable Online Science Lessons

Definitely. All our clients who have used YouCanDoScience regularly and with dedication, have shown remarkable improvement.
The lessons are carefully structured and cover exactly what you need to know. They were authored by experienced South African teachers for South African learners.
You will have access to all 3 grades, which means you can go back to previous grades and plug any gaps.
You can work at your own pace, virtually anywhere, at any time.
Make sure you read About the Program.

A. If you have registered through the website and paid through PAYFAST:

The parent needs to sign into his/her account. Remember your email address is your username, and if you have forgotten your password, you can request a new one.
Once you have signed in, you can renew from there.

If you have any trouble doing this, please email us at


B. If you are a voucher user:

Buy a new voucher through us by emailing 

There are two ways of registering.

A. Register through the website and pay through PAYFAST:

This is recommended for parents or guardians who would like to keep track of the learner's progress.
Note: The parent/guardian and the learner each need their own email address.

The process:

Click on Register.

Select "No" to Do you have a voucher number?

Step 1: Parent Details
This is where the parent enters his/her details.
The parent’s email address will be his/her username.

Step 2: Learner Details
This is where the details of the learner are entered. A parent can enter up to 3 learners.
Please note: The learner cannot have the same email address as the parent. If the learner does not have an email address, he/she can sign up at gmail, yahoo, etc. for a free email address.
The learner’s email address will be his/her username.

Step 3: Summary
In this step you will see a summary of your registration details.

Step 4: Payment
In this step you will be re-directed to the PAYFAST website for payment. Payment can be done from a credit card or as a direct transfer from your bank.
Please note: Do not close the browser after payment, you will be directed back to our website.


B. Registering with a voucher:

Using this method, only one email address is required and is recommended for adult/mature learners. Payment is done directly to us via EFT, cash deposit or money order.

The process:

You first need to buy a voucher through us by doing the following.

1. Email stating your name, the type (1, 3, 6, 9 or 12 months) and number of vouchers.
2. We will then email you our banking details.
3. You make payment and email us the proof of payment.
4. We send you the voucher number(s).

Click on Register

Select "Yes" to Do you have a voucher number?

Type in the voucher number and click Continue.

Step 1: Learner details
The learner’s email address will be his/her username.

Step 2: Voucher details
The system will check the validity of the voucher number and give you a summary of it.

Step 3: Redeem Voucher
When clicking Redeem Voucher, you will be registered on the system and will have immediate access to all lessons.

The system is designed so that the parent is linked to the learner. The parent and the learner therefore can't have the same email address.
If the learner does not have an email address, he or she can get one for free at gmail, yahoo, hotmail, etc.

You can find all past government matric papers on this website:  Click here to access the old papers.
For more links to past papers from IEB and other schools go to this webpage.

For paper (including IEB) of the year 2015 and before to this website.

  • Wait about 30 seconds to give the lesson time to load.
  • Check your internet connection.

You can try one of the following:

  • Listen to the lesson again. Remember to pause, rewind and repeat.
  • If this lesson follows another lesson, listen to the previous lesson.
  • If you are grade 11, do lessons from the same section and topic in grade 10.
  • If you are grade 12, do lessons from the same section and topic in grade 10 and/or grade 11.

  • Read it again.
  • Look at the Notes.
  • Use the Dictionary if you do not understand a word.
  • If this does not help, type in any answer in order to proceed with the test. Make a note of this question and check the working in the answers.

  • If your score is below 60% we recommend that you redo the lesson and the test.
  • If your score is above 60% and you feel that you still don’t understand, it is a good idea to redo the lesson and the test.
  • When preparing for a test or exams.
  • Remember, one learns by repetition.

  • If you feel you can achieve a higher score, redo the test without looking at the answers.
  • To do this, click Watch Lesson and then click on Test Yourself.

  • Yes, provided you think you know the work and just want to do some practice examples.
  • Select a lesson from Available Lessons and then click on Test Yourself.

  • There are many different methods in science, but they will all give the same answer. If your answer is correct and you show all your working, you should get full marks!
  • Use the method which is most comfortable for you.

  • Hard work and more hard work!
  • Don’t give up.
  • Persevere.
  • If you don’t understand the first time, it doesn’t mean that you can’t do physical science.
  • When Einstein was at school, he was told that he would never get anywhere in life.

  • Select the Section or Topic that you want to do and then work from top to bottom.

  • We recommend the Casio fx-82ES PLUS calculator

  • Absolutely. You need a computer, tablet or a smartphone with access to the internet. 

  • Yes, our lessons can play on any device.

  • Absolutely. We recommend that you use earphones to concentrate better.

  • No, DVDs go out of date. By having it on the internet the program will always be up to date.

  • We recommend at least a 2 Meg internet line with unshaped data. Be wary of some uncapped internet offers, because service providers may shape the data which means that the download speed can become very slow at times.