• iceberg
  • boy with flowers
  • checking water quality
  • planet eclipse
  • rangitoto trees
  • kids with test tubes
  • kids with earth
  • snowy mountains
  • Rainbow Clouds

    Refraction and diffraction of light through ice crystals in the clouds

  • Philippa On The Ice

    Philippa On The Ice Philippa Werry at an Antarctic research camp 2016

New Zealand Science Teacher

Learning in Science

  • Sam

    School sends Sam into space

    2016-04-29

    The UK’s Morecombe Bay Primary School recently made headlines around the world when they sent Sam the (toy) Space Dog into near-earth orbit.

  • earth

    Personal inquiries into practical science

    2016-03-02

    What if an NCEA science course focused on pure enjoyment of the subject, and the relationship between teacher and students? MATT NICOLL reflects on his year teaching a new practical science course for year 11 students. 

  • crest

    Encouraging creative problem solving

    2016-02-25

    *The CREST scheme inspires young scientists to do meaningful work.*

  • jiwis machines

    Contraptions, chaos, and creativity

    2016-02-11

    New teaching resources are launched to accompany a web-series.

  • putaiao whanau

    A passion for pūtaiao

    2015-09-14

    Kamo High School students, whanau, teachers and board of trustees have joined forces to establish a science ‘academy’ for Ngatiwai year 9 students, and others interested. The aim is to share Ngātiwai Mātauranga (cultural heritage) with a focus on kaitiakitanga (guardianship). Kamo HOD science HAZEL MCINTOSH and Ngātiwai Pūtaiao project leader GAYLE WELLINGTON share their thoughts on the programme so far.

  • stars

    Sky spotter: the night sky for August

    2015-08-16

    Choose a dark night to look up this month, and see the Milky Way in all its glory, writes Stardome Observatory’s JOHN ROWE.  

  • learnz antarctica

    Connecting schools with scientists

    2015-07-14

    Our science students’ horizons can be greatly expanded by making meaningful connections with working scientists, writes SHELLEY HERSEY.

  • learnz marine biologist

    Digital technologies and the future of science education

    2015-07-13

    What opportunities do digital technologies provide for science education, asks SHELLEY HERSEY.

  • lincoln 1 small

    EcoBlitz continues to inspire

    2015-04-01

    Students and scientists involved with last year’s Nina Valley EcoBlitz are planning their next move.

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Up