Kamo High School students, whanau, teachers and board of trustees have joined forces to establish a science ‘academy’ for Ngatiwai year 9 students, and others interested. The aim is to share Ngātiwai Mātauranga (cultural heritage) with a focus on kaitiakitanga (guardianship). Kamo HOD science HAZEL MCINTOSH and Ngātiwai Pūtaiao project leader GAYLE WELLINGTON share their thoughts on the programme so far.
The Science Engagement Survey is an online tool to help teachers find out how their students perceive their science learning in class.
Teaching with tikanga can provide our students with different and interesting ways of looking at science challenges, writes GEORGIA BELL.
Brilliant things are happening in our skies this winter. Just look up, writes Stardome Observatory’s education coordinator JOHN ROWE.
*The Enviroschools programme provides a wonderful context for integrating the nature of science in the primary classroom, writes CAROL BRIESEMAN.*
New te reo Māori science resources were developed by the House of Science in Tauranga.
The Pounamu science communication game sparked some interesting conversations between New Zealand thinkers. One such conversation began: What if all science was taught in te reo Māori? JO TITO explains.
What's it like to be a science student? DR SIMON TAYLOR writes about close encounters with student learning in Year 9 and 10 classrooms.