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  • planet eclipse
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  • kids with test tubes
  • kids with earth
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    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

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    SciCon 2016: day 2

    13/07/2016

    Day two of SciCon 2016 ended with a pub quiz night that this journalist quietly declined to partake in: there’s nothing like a roomful of science teachers and academics to shatter one’s general knowledge self-image.

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    SPBT Environmental Educator Awards: entries close Friday!

    13/07/2016

    Are you a secondary science teacher with a passion for the environment? Of course you are! Then get your entries in to be in to be eligible for the Sir Peter Blake Environmental Educator Award, which closes this coming Friday.

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    Swimming to the light

    11/07/2016

    One day while at an aquarium with his daughter, Kit Parker of Harvard University was struck by a bolt from the blue: in his quest to 'grow' a bioengineered transplantable heart, why not start with an artificial stingray?

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    SciCon 2016: Day one done and dusted

    11/07/2016

    Day one of SciCon 2016 passed by in a blur of workshops, informative lectures, networking and discussion among science educators at SciCon 2016.

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    Digital technology part of NZC at last

    07/07/2016

    The announcement that digital technology is to be formally integrated into the New Zealand Curriculum has been welcomed, although there are calls from the IT sector for more funding and for digital technology to be given its own learning subject area.

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    Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 - Term 3 workshops

    04/07/2016

    Across the country, the New Zealand Association of Science Educators (NZASE) is holding workshops on both Friday and Saturday mornings - to give principals and teachers flexibility about where and when they would like to attend, especially in cases where relief time is not possible.

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    Brain power in young people improved by exercise

    28/06/2016

    A new consensus statement published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine says that brain power and academic prowess in young people are improved by physical activity.

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    Garden Bird survey underway

    28/06/2016

    The annual week-long Garden Bird Survey, run by Landcare Research, is on again this week.

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