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.
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.
As gravity varies across the globe, so too does sea level, geologist BRIAN RICKETTS explains.
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.
*The CREST scheme inspires young scientists to do meaningful work.*
The award recognises a sustained contribution to science education in New Zealand.
CHERIE FENEMOR writes about her experience as the 2016 ‘Educator at Sea’ on board the Young Blake Expedition this year.
Seaweek 2016 is offering three competitions to inspire students to get involved.