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  • 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

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    Philippa On The Ice Philippa Werry at an Antarctic research camp 2016

New Zealand Science Teacher

Putaiao

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    A passion for pūtaiao

    14/09/2015

    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.

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    How do primary students perceive science learning in class?

    21/07/2015

    The Science Engagement Survey is an online tool to help teachers find out how their students perceive their science learning in class.

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    Tikanga up your science

    23/06/2015

    Teaching with tikanga can provide our students with different and interesting ways of looking at science challenges, writes GEORGIA BELL.

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    Sky spotter

    18/06/2015

    Brilliant things are happening in our skies this winter. Just look up, writes Stardome Observatory’s education coordinator JOHN ROWE. 

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    Nature and science in the primary classroom

    11/05/2015

    *The Enviroschools programme provides a wonderful context for integrating the nature of science in the primary classroom, writes CAROL BRIESEMAN.*

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    Te reo resources launched

    02/04/2015

    New te reo Māori science resources were developed by the House of Science in Tauranga.

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    The science of Te Reo Māori

    04/03/2015

    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.

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    The Seedling: students’ perceptions of science education

    17/08/2014

    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.

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