• 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


  • primary chemist

    Future scientists to hit the lab


    Auckland kids are will get their first taste of chemistry at the University of Auckland’s labs later this week, as part of the 10th annual BASF Kids Lab programme.

  • gene editing

    The gene editing future is here - Royal Society NZ panel formed


    The precise manipulation of genetic structures - gene editing - has been talked about as a far-off possibility for years now, and has generally been confined to futurism and science fiction. But The Royal Society of New Zealand is urging people to start thinking about designer genetics in the present tense: recent advances mean we’re on the brink of a revolution.

  • TeachersDay1

    The future of farming - teachers learn about agriculture careers


    High school teachers from across the Waikato have spent a day immersed in science so they can share the hands-on experience with students and help inspire them into research careers.


    NZ Geo now free to all schools


    New Zealand Geographic magazine - both in print and at NZGeo.com - has been wowing Kiwis with superp photography and writing on the world we live in since 1989. Now this inspiration is available free to every school in the country through the online New Zealand Geographic archive.

  • ozone

    World agrees to ditch HFCs


    Nearly 200 countries have agreed to phase out a specific agent of climate change by 2019 - one of the most destructive greenhouse gases, hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs). The agreement is being hailed as a concrete step toward meeting the targets of the Paris Accord.

  • The story of where our food comes from

    Links to lunchboxes: new resource explore the story of food


    To be launched tomorrow at ULearn, a free science resource for primary and intermediate learners called The story of where our food comes from aims to tell the story of where our food comes from, and the importance to New Zealand of our primary sector.  

  • Some of the SLH teamSMALL

    SLH announces funding for the future


    The new-look Science Learning Hub has been launched to great fanfare, and the good news is: it's here to stay.

  • school hols

    Bust holiday boredom with science!


    Science Learning Hub have published a handy guide to scientific activities going on in your area, so you can keep young learners occupied with science these holidays.