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  • checking water quality
  • planet eclipse
  • rangitoto trees
  • kids with test tubes
  • kids with earth
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  • Rainbow Clouds

    Refraction and diffraction of light through ice crystals in the clouds

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

New Zealand Science Teacher

Learning in Science

  • SOLO Science

    Using Solo Taxonomy to think like a scientist

    2017-09-08

    Book Review

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    Facts not feelings: Scichatnz August discussion

    2016-08-08

    Twitterites got together online on 2 August for a virtual chat hosted by Sir Peter Gluckman - Chief Science Advisor to the Prime Minister - on what can be seen as a topical issue, given the seeming rise of populist politicians around the world: 'What should be the role of science in public policy making?'

  • Meena Amso

    Getting it out there – 2016 Science Journalism Fellow Meena Amso

    2016-05-10

    Proving that there’s never a bad time to change course when we work out what gets us out of bed, 2016 Science Journalism Fellow Meena Amso was lost to pharmacology not long after graduating with a degree in it – and it’s all Oprah’s fault.

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    Organised chaos: BHS science fair

    2016-05-09

    Stephen Dorey, HOD Science at Buller High School, says that the introduction of a science fair has built bridges in the community at large, invigorated learning, and created opportunities for cross-sector knowledge sharing.

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    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. 

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    The Barbie Racer and more physics

    2015-11-18

    Online videos can support the teaching and learning of physics achievement standards, writes Dr Simon Taylor.

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    A New Zealand evolutionary story: the wrens

    2015-06-27

    This article, by E.J. and J.A. Grant-Mackie was first published in New Zealand Science Teacher in 1994 and presents the evolutionary history of wrens as a relevant and fascinating context for teaching secondary school science. 

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    Let’s look closely at our practice

    2015-05-20

    *My teaching philosophy is fiercely driven by learning dispositions, writes LEANNE STUBBING.*

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    The science of Te Reo Māori

    2015-03-04

    The Pounamu science communication game sparked some interesting conversations between New Zealand thinkers. One such conversation began: What if all science was taught in te reo Māori? JO TITO explains.

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