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  • 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

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

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    SciCon 2016: counting down to 10 July!

    15/06/2016

    On July 10, the exodus of science teachers from schools and labs around the country will descend upon Sacred Heart College, in the Hutt Valley, for SciCon 2016. 

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    High stakes testing: add your voice

    13/06/2016

    University of Auckland postgraduate researcher Zoe Klomp is conducting research that could help us understand the effect that ‘high stakes testing’ - read NCEA - has on the choices you as a teacher make in the classroom, and how the pressures exerted by NCEA affect the way you teach. Complete the questionnaire and add your voice to this crucial research! Zoe explains her project:

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    Designing underwater spaceships

    13/06/2016

    When still just a girl, Lucy Collins had her dreams dashed when someone told her that you have to be a US resident to be an astronaut. She had to settle instead for designing ‘spacecraft’ for that other largely unexplored realm - the oceans.

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    Mermaids tears: the biggest clean-up in history

    10/06/2016

    22 year-old inventor Boyan Slat may have singlehandedly revolutionised the effort to get rid of marine plastic pollution: what if ocean currents could be harnessed to do all the work?

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    NZ scientists join new search of the cosmos

    07/06/2016

    Scientists from the University of Auckland are joining one of the most ambitious astronomy projects ever undertaken, as they sign up to the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) project.

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    Matariki: renewal and remembrance

    03/06/2016

    As we all head home for the long weekend, we look forward to a Monday off work, and the celebration of two big events: it’s the day we celebrate the Queen’s birthday, and it’s also Matariki, the beginning of the Māori new year. Sciencelearn.org.nz have plenty of great Matariki resources you and your class can access, to celebrate the occasion.

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    International sustainability expert takes on role at VUW

    01/06/2016

    One of the world’s foremost experts in sustainability has joined Victoria University of Wellington in a role dedicated to what she calls “one of the biggest global challenges of our time.”

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    Wondrous wool: resources released

    31/05/2016

    To get kids exploring something dear to the hearts of New Zealanders - the fibre on the backs of those four-legged Kiwis that outnumber their human counterparts - Year 7 and 8 teachers can access Wool in Schools[http://woolinschools.nz/], a comprehensive source of information about wool.

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