• 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

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  • NZIP Conf 2017

    NZIP Conference 2017

    11/05/2017

    This year, the New Zealand Institute of Physics is proud to present their national conference at the Otago Museum, in Dunedin.  The conference will be held on the 10-12 July, and registrations are still available here[https://confer.eventsair.com/QuickEventWebsitePortal/nzip-2017/web]. The conference will focus on teacher professional development, with plenty of cutting edge material on show.  Keynote speakers include "Physics Girl" Dianna Cowern and Nigel Latta (famous in New Zealand for blowing stuff up!).

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    Graphene Membranes offer hope for the future

    10/05/2017

    We live on an ocean planet!  While this may be a revelation for some, it should be no surprise.  Nearly 71% of the surface of our world is covered by oceans, rivers, lakes and ice. Yet, despite this vast amount of water, only about 1% of this water is accessible as fresh water.  

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    We're Back!

    16/03/2017

    Firstly, welcome to New Zealand Science Teacher online 2017.  You may well have noticed that updates have been in hiatus since the end of 2016.  This is all about to change!

  • bug

    Bug Lab opens for school holidays

    16/12/2016

    Te Papa’s hands-on insect experience, the Bug Lab, opened on 10 December, and will run until 17 April.

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    What I think I know: Prof. Michael Corballis, Rutherford Medal winner 2016

    07/12/2016

    In late November this year, several shining lights of science in New Zealand were honoured at the Royal Society of New Zealand’s Research Honours award ceremony. The most prestigious of these awards is the Rutherford Medal, which this year went to Emeritus Professor Michael Corballis ONZM FRSNZ of the University of Auckland, in recognition of his life’s work exploring the mysteries of the human mind. Jaylan Boyle caught up with Professor Corballis for a fascinating conversation on the organ that’s home to fascination.

  • Science Alive

    Holiday engagement at Science Alive!

    06/12/2016

    Canterbury’s Science Alive! have plenty coming up as the school year draws to a close, but you’ll need to get onboard quick.

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    Bits and buzz: science news

    06/12/2016

    Ever wondered how your skin keeps all your blood and stuff on the inside? No?

  • coding

    Te reo Māori Minecraft tutorials for Hour of Code

    06/12/2016

    Microsoft’s annual ‘Hour of Code’ event will have a distinctly Kiwi flavour this year with new Minecraft tutorials on the popular Code.org web site being made available in te reo Māori for the first time.

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