In a great example of the evolution of science communication - and a great classroom opportunity to talk about it - climate scientists are taking the journos of the world to task on the quality of their climate change coverage.
The UK’s Morecombe Bay Primary School recently made headlines around the world when they sent Sam the (toy) Space Dog into near-earth orbit.
This year is the worst ever for coral reefs – which is really saying something – but last week there's been a little bit of good news for a change.
A new study shows that rising atmospheric CO2 levels are contributing to a significant ‘greening’ of up to half of the Earth’s vegetated land.
Fulbright New Zealand was established in 1948 to promote mutual understanding through educational and cultural exchanges.
This 1-day workshop is intended for Science Middle Leaders, Teachers in charge of Science subjects (including L1 Science) and those aspiring to be. The key focus is to identify and share curriculum, learning and assessment practices that will improve students’ retention, engagement and achievement. Much, but not all, of this workshop will centre on those students at risk of not achieving NCEA level 2 in 2017.
Cetacean scientists might be having a blubber over the news that sperm whales do indeed use their heads.
Stem cell therapies capable of regenerating any human tissue damaged by injury, disease or ageing could be available within a few years, following landmark research led by UNSW Australia researchers.