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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

New Zealand Science Teacher


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    Holiday engagement at Science Alive!


    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


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

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    Te reo Māori Minecraft tutorials for Hour of Code


    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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    World Soil Day 2016: soil and pulses, a symbiosis for life


    World Soil Day 2016[http://www.fao.org/global-soil-partnership/world-soil-day/wsd2016/en/#c482268] this year will be marked next week, on the 5th of December. This year the theme is ‘Soil and pulses, a symbiosis for life’.

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    'Kiwi Einstein' to visit Wellington


    The man whose head contains the exact numbers required to represent black holes, Canterbury University’s Emeritus Professor Roy Kerr, will speak next week in Wellington about what his discovery entails, and how he got there.  

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    NIWA seeks help in fish research


    NIWA (the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research) is calling for help from people who can help scientists understand the changes that our coastal waters are going through.

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    Royal Society NZ honours stand-out researchers


    Outstanding Kiwi researchers were acknowledged at the Royal Society of New Zealand 2016 Research Honours event, held in Christchurch last night. Medals were presented by both the Royal Society of New Zealand and the Health Research Council of New Zealand.

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    Computer Science Unplugged resources get funding boost


    A series of resources teaching computational thinking, developed in New Zealand more than 20 years ago and which have since become a fixture in computer science education around the world, have received a huge boost with the announcement of funding from Microsoft.