• 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

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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.

  • 2015 BHS winners

    Organised chaos: BHS science fair

    09/05/2016

    Stephen Dorey, HOD Science at Buller High School, says that the introduction of a science fair has built bridges in the community at large, invigorated learning, and created opportunities for cross-sector knowledge sharing.

  • icebergs Otto Fiord cropped

    Addressing myths about sea level rise

    10/03/2016

    As gravity varies across the globe, so too does sea level, geologist BRIAN RICKETTS explains.

  • earth

    Personal inquiries into practical science

    02/03/2016

    What if an NCEA science course focused on pure enjoyment of the subject, and the relationship between teacher and students? MATT NICOLL reflects on his year teaching a new practical science course for year 11 students. 

  • crest

    Encouraging creative problem solving

    25/02/2016

    *The CREST scheme inspires young scientists to do meaningful work.*

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    Nominations are open for the Peter Spratt Medal

    24/02/2016

    The award recognises a sustained contribution to science education in New Zealand.

  • SPB 5 small

    Reigniting curiosity: a voyage to the Sub-Antarctic Islands

    22/02/2016

    CHERIE FENEMOR writes about her experience as the 2016 ‘Educator at Sea’ on board the Young Blake Expedition this year.

  • dolphin

    Dive into Seaweek with your classroom

    15/02/2016

    Seaweek 2016 is offering three competitions to inspire students to get involved.

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